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Teasing Out the True Milky Way, at Institute for Advanced Study, Princeton, NJ, Tuesday, September 10, 2019

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It has been nearly 100 years since the "Great Debate," where Heber Curtis correctly argued that Thomas Wright's 1750 ideas about our Milky Way being one of many "galaxies," each a flattish disk of a multitude of stars, was correct.   Since then, astronomers have...

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