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Cosmic Far Ultraviolet Background

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Observations of a diffuse ultraviolet background at high galactic latitude might reveal the existence of an inter-galactic medium. Although existing results provide only weak constraints, current techniques are sufficient to set interesting limits on its density and temperature.

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  1. Space Sciences Laboratory and Astronomy Department, University of California, Berkeley, California, 94720

    • Arthur Davidsen
    • , Stuart Bowyer
    •  & Michael Lampton

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