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2017 Professor Gerry Gilmore Hon FRSNZ

Taking the census of the Milky Way Galaxy

The chemical elements of which we are made are ancient stardust. Stellar orbits in the Milky Way weigh Dark Matter, not seen or understood. From a stellar census we deduce what is reality, and how our Galaxy has evolved over the 13 billion years since the Big Bang.

 

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