Radio-frequency Radiation from the Great Nebula in Andromeda (M.31).

@article{Brown1950RadiofrequencyRF,
  title={Radio-frequency Radiation from the Great Nebula in Andromeda (M.31).},
  author={R. Hanbury Brown and Cyril Hazard},
  journal={Nature},
  year={1950},
  volume={166},
  pages={901-902}
}
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