• Mysterious ripples in the Milky Way were caused by a passing dwarf galaxy

    4 days ago - By Phys.org

    Using data from the Gaia space telescope, a team led by researchers at Lund University in Sweden has shown that large parts of the Milky Way's outer disk vibrate. The ripples are caused by a dwarf galaxy, now seen in the constellation Sagittarius, that shook our galaxy as it passed by hundreds of millions of years ago.
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  • Data from GAIA space telescope reveals galaxy's original nucleus

    4 days ago - By Phys.org

    An international team of researchers has found the original nucleus of the Milky Way galaxy. They have written a paper describing their finding and posted it on the arXiv preprint server.
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