View Full Version : Astronomers Uncover a Crime of Galactic Proportions

2012-Oct-29, 05:30 PM
As the Milky Way rises over the horizon at the European Southern Observatory, its companion galaxies also come into view. Credit: ESO/Y. Beletsky A previously undetected heist of stars was uncovered by astronomers who were actually looking for why an unexpected amount of microlensing events were being seen around the outskirts of the Milky Way. [...]

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