Elements S4 • E64

We Just Discovered How the Milky Way’s Twin Was Destroyed





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Published on Jun 26, 2019

The Milky Way doesn't just have one twin, it has multiple, and each one of them can tell us more about how our galaxy has lived and how it might be destroyed.

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Twins! Distant Galaxy Looks Like Our Own Milky Way
"The distant galaxy, called NGC 6744, was imaged by the Wide Field Imager on the MPG/ESO 2.2-metre telescope at the European Southern Observatory's La Silla Observatory in Chile."

We Just Discovered The Milky Way Isn't Actually a Flat Disc After All
"Now astrophysicists have discovered that the farther one travels from the galactic centre, the more warped and twisted the Milky Way's disc actually becomes. Its galactic plane isn't a straight line; instead, it looks a bit more like an elongated S."

Herschel and the Milky Way
" He was one of several people who in the mid- to late 18th century arrived at the idea that the Milky Way has the form of a flattened disk,"


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