This all-sky distribution of carbon monoxide (CO) as seen by Planck (blue).
Image credits: ESA/Planck Collaboration; T. Dame et al., 2001.
ESA’s Planck mission has revealed that our Galaxy contains previously undiscovered islands of cold gas and a mysterious haze of microwaves. These results give scientists new treasure to mine and take them closer to revealing the blueprint of cosmic structure. (read more)