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Milky Way Size

David Freeman

The Milky Way May Be WAY Bigger Than We Thought | David Freeman | Posted 03.12.2015 | Science

How big is the Milky Way? Way bigger than we thought, it seems. Surprising new research suggests that our home galaxy is about 50 percent bigger th...

Scientists Give Surprising New Estimate Of Milky Way's Mass

The Huffington Post | Jacqueline Howard | Posted 07.30.2014 | Science

Surprise! Our home galaxy is no pipsqueak, but it isn't nearly as massive as scientists used to think. Astronomers often refer to the neighboring A...

Astronomers Give New Estimate Of Milky Way's Size

| Posted 12.03.2012 | Science

By Ken Croswell Although scientists know the masses of the sun and Earth, it's a different story for the galaxy. Mass estimates range widely: At the ...