Re: ASTRO: Finding large cold clouds of atomic hydrogen

Date: Wed Jul 25 2001 - 00:19:16 MDT

Indeed, it also suggest to me that there is a substantial amount of
infra-galactic and intergalactic hydrogen floating about, perhaps enough to
eventually slow an accelerated Big Bang. Its the fudge factor, because it
would alter other views of how much mass the cosmos contains.


In a message dated 7/22/2001 1:33:09 PM Eastern Daylight Time, writes:

<< Nature is reporting on discoveries by the Canadian Galactic
 Plane Survey and other observations by the Green Bank Radio
 Telescope of finding several large-cold clouds of atomic hydrogen.
 These "violate" the standard theories of how hydrogen is recycled
 from hot atomic hydrogen generated by supernovas eventually
 becoming cold *molecular* hydrogen that should eventually
 collapse under gravity to form starburst clouds, like the Orion

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