View Full Version : Milky Way Creates a Mess by Stealing Stars from Nearby Galaxies

2008-Aug-16, 05:20 PM
The halo of stars that envelops the outer Milky Way galaxy is like a "jumble of pasta" said one researcher, describing criss-crossed patterns of stellar streams revealed in new data from the Sloan Digital Sky Survey (SDSS). These stars appear to have been ripped away from the dwarf galaxies that are companions to our [...]

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2008-Aug-18, 12:48 PM
Ah-h-h-h-h a star hopping path humanity can follow to escape the MW.