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Close Encounter More Than 10,000 Years Ago Stirred Up Spirals Near Galactic Center

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Cambridge, MA – An international research team from China, the U.S., and Germany, including Qizhou Zhang at the Center for Astrophysics | Harvard & Smithsonian, has used the ALMA Observatory…

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