The Inside of the Milky Way Galaxy in 3-D


Scientists at the Max Planck Institute for Extraterrestrial Physics have produced the first detailed three-dimensional map of the stars that form the inner regions of our Milky Way, using publicly available VVV survey data from…

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Dazzling blobs shed new light on the universe


Astronomers were lost for words when they spotted vast glowing blobs of matter many times the size of a galaxy in their snapshots of the early universe. And so it was that these rare, ethereal…

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