Galaxy

08.27.16
Strange galaxy is made almost entirely of dark matter
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Strange galaxy is made almost entirely of dark matter

Dragonfly 44 has the mass of our galaxy, but only a fraction of the stars.

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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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