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New Milky Way Galaxy Map Is The Most Accurate Ever Created

The Huffington Post | Jacqueline Howard | Posted 06.16.2015 | Science

What's it like to draw a map of the vast galaxy in which our solar system is embedded? NASA has likened the task to drawing a map of your house withou...

New Map Spotlights 'Mysterious Molecules' In Our Galaxy

The Huffington Post | Macrina Cooper-White | Posted 01.14.2015 | Science

Scientists may be one step closer to solving a cosmic puzzle that's had astronomers scratching their heads for nearly a century. It all started in ...

LOOK: Space Telescope Reveals Galaxy's 'Fingerprints'

Space.com | Nola Taylor Redd | Posted 05.12.2014 | Science

Scientists using a European space telescope have created the best map yet of our Milky Way galaxy's magnetic field, a set of cosmic "fingerprints" tha...

New Galaxy Map Puts Astronomers One Step Closer To Solving Mystery

Space.com | Katia Moskvitch | Posted 04.24.2014 | Science

Astronomers are one step closer to solving a longstanding mystery — just what our Milky Way galaxy looks like. It may seem odd that a comprehensive...

WATCH: New Animation Reveals 'Nut' At Galaxy's Core

Space.com | Nola Taylor Redd | Posted 10.01.2013 | Science

The best 3D map yet of the center of the Milky Way galaxy has revealed a tasty surprise: the heart of our galaxy looks like a cosmic peanut. Two inte...