A scene from the galaxy’s heart

Baltimore MD (SPX) Jan 12, 2018 For many years, astronomers had a simple view of our Milky Way's central hub, or bulge, as a quiescent place composed of old stars, the earliest homesteaders of our galaxy. However, because the inner Milky Way is such a crowded environment, it has always been a challenge to disentangle stellar motions to probe the bulge in detail. Now, a new analysis of about 10,000 normal Sun-like s

A scene from the galaxy’s heart

Stars of all ages zip around the central bulge of the Milky Way.

Sun 14 Jan 18 from Cosmos Magazine

Hubble probes the archeology of our Milky Way's ancient hub

For many years, astronomers had a simple view of our Milky Way's central hub, or bulge, as a quiescent place composed of old stars, the earliest homesteaders of our galaxy.

Thu 11 Jan 18 from Phys.org

Hubble probes the archeology of our Milky Way's ancient hub, Thu 11 Jan 18 from SpaceDaily

How Did the Milky Way Get Its Bulge? Fast-Moving Stars May Hold Clues

Sun-like stars swirl around the Milky Way's bulge differently based on their composition, according to new research. The find could provide insight into whether a collision helped form the center ...

Mon 15 Jan 18 from SPACE.com

Hubble Probes Archeology of Our Milky Way's Ancient Hub

NewsFor many years, astronomers had a simple view of our Milky Way's central hub, or bulge, as a quiescent place composed of old stars, the earliest homesteaders of our galaxy.Contributed Author: Space ...

Fri 12 Jan 18 from Laboratory Equipment

Archeology of our Milky Way's ancient hub

Fri 12 Jan 18 from ScienceDaily

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