Karl Jansky

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Karl Jansky, working at Bell Telephone Laboratories in Holmdel, NJ, discovered radiation at radio wavelengths coming from the Milky Way that was strongest in the direction of the center of our Milky Way galaxy, in the constellation of Sagittarius. For more details on this discovery, please visit Frank Ghigo's Jansky web site.

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