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Snyder on-camera: text

The BIMA array studies rotational spectra of interstellar molecules. A molecule in space or anywhere in a gas rotates and as it changes its rotation -- a faster rate to a slower rate-- it emits energy. (Dissolve) And with the array we can tell you exactly what part of the sky, and what part of an interstellar cloud that energy is coming from.

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