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10.24.16
Scientists map the Milky Way Galaxy in exceptional detail
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Scientists map the Milky Way Galaxy in exceptional detail

The hydrogen data could help us understand how stars form.

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07.26.16
Milky Way's spinning 'halo' helps reveal how galaxy formed
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Milky Way's spinning 'halo' helps reveal how galaxy formed

The super-hot gas surrounding our galaxy is rotating almost as fast as we are.

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06.10.16
A third of the world can no longer see the Milky Way
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A third of the world can no longer see the Milky Way

Thanks to light pollution, one in three of us can’t see the galaxy anymore.

By C. Low,   06.10.16
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06.07.16
Listen to the sounds of the Milky Way galaxy's oldest stars
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Listen to the sounds of the Milky Way galaxy's oldest stars

Scientists have created 'music' from the oscillations of stars 13 billion years old.

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02.25.16
APEX telescope maps Milky Way's star-forming regions
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APEX telescope maps Milky Way's star-forming regions

With a bit of help from the Spitzer telescope and Planck satellite.

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01.11.16
Gamma ray map offers best view yet of our galaxy's energy
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Gamma ray map offers best view yet of our galaxy's energy

NASA's Fermi space telescope has given us a better view of our galaxy... and then some.

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10.23.15
This 46-gigapixel image is the biggest map of space ever made
10.23.15

This 46-gigapixel image is the biggest map of space ever made

Astronomers at Germany's Ruhr-Universitat Bochum have unveiled the largest space map ever compiled...

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