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Large Outburst of Cygnus X-3


Professor P. C. Gregory, of the University of Toronto, describes the recent radio outburst of Cygnus X-3, and presents the overall picture of the source which has been gleaned from observations at many wavelengths. These observations are reported in full in the two articles following, and in a special issue of Nature Physical Science next Monday.

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