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    • A Galactic-scale gas wave in the solar neighbourhood 

      Alves, Joao; Zucker, Catherine; Goodman, Alyssa; Speagle, Joshua; Meingast, Stefan; Robitaille, Thomas; Finkbeiner, Douglas; Schlafly, Edward; Green, Gregory (Springer Science and Business Media LLC, 2020-01-07)
      For the past 150 years, the prevailing view of the local Interstellar Medium (ISM) was based on a peculiarity known as the Gould's Belt (Herschel 1847, Gould 1874, Bobylev 2014, Palous 2016), an expanding ring of young ...
    • Physical Properties of Large-scale Galactic Filaments 

      Zucker, Catherine; Battersby, Cara; Goodman, Alyssa (American Astronomical Society, 2018-09-11)
      The characterization of our Galaxy's longest filamentary gas features has been the subject of several studies in recent years, producing not only a sizable sample of large-scale filaments, but also confusion as to whether ...
    • Star Formation Near the Sun Is Driven by Expansion of the Local Bubble 

      Zucker, Catherine; Goodman, Alyssa; Alves, João; Bialy, Shmuel; Foley, Michael; Speagle, Joshua; Groβschedl, Josefa; Finkbeiner, Douglas; Burkert, Andreas; Khimey, Diana; Swiggum, Cameren (Springer Science and Business Media LLC, 2022-01-12)
      For decades we have known that the Sun lies within the Local Bubble, a cavity of low-density, high-temperature plasma surrounded by a shell of cold, neutral gas and dust. However, the precise shape and extent of this shell, ...