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Astronomers Have Finally Found Our Galaxy’s Missing Sister

    Astronomers Have Finally Found Our Galaxy’s Missing Sister By Judith E Braffman-Miller The first galaxies formed very long ago, when our almost 14 billion year old Universe was less than a billion years of age. Our own Milky Way Galaxy likewise is very ancient–a large starlit pinwheel twirling in space that is thought to be about 13.6 billion…

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Milky Way’s Mystery Objects Look Like Gas Clouds, But Behave Like Stars

    Milky Way’s Mystery Objects Look Like Gas Clouds, But Behave Like Stars By Judith E Braffman-Miller It has been said, with a great deal of truth, that the longer we know someone the weirder that person gets. The Universe is like that; keeping its weird secrets to itself, only revealing them reluctantly to those curious observers who find…

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Learning About Our Baby Milky Way From Galaxies Far, Far Away

Learning About Our Baby Milky Way From Galaxies Far, Far Away By Judith E Braffman-Miller Our Milky Way Galaxy is only one of billions of other galaxies in the Universe. Nevertheless, it is very precious to us because it is our planet’s home–and when we stare up at the night sky, far away from the lights of a city, we…

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