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Scientific American

Science & Medicine, Natural Sciences, Technology

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Leading science journalists provide a daily minute commentary on some of the most interesting developments in the world of science. For a full-length, weekly podcast you can subscribe to Science Talk: The Podcast of Scientific American . To view all of our archived podcasts please go to www.scientificamerican.com/podcast

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Milky Way Now in Larger Size!

January 5th, 2009

Episode 41 of 599 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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