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Waves on Orion's shores

Waves have been discovered in the molecular cloud surrounding the Orion nebula, generated by shearing flows in the cloud. This finding provides clues to the way filamentary substructures form in the interstellar medium.

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Figure 1: The constellation of Orion.



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Bally, J. Waves on Orion's shores. Nature 466, 928–929 (2010).

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