A Galactic-scale gas wave in the solar neighbourhood

  title={A Galactic-scale gas wave in the solar neighbourhood},
  author={Jo{\~a}o Alves and Catherine Zucker and Alyssa A. Goodman and Joshua S. Speagle and Stefan Meingast and Thomas P. Robitaille and Douglas P. Finkbeiner and Edward F. Schlafly and Gregory M. Green},
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