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January 5th, 2009
Episode 41 of 582 episodes
A study presented at the meeting of the American Astronomical Society finds that we're moving 100,000 miles per hour faster in our galactic orbit than we thought, and that the Milky Way Galaxy is half again as massive as previously believed. Steve Mirsky reports
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