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Baby Milky Way modeled

Researchers unveil state-of-the-art simulation of galaxy formation

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12:06pm, June 25, 2009

View a video of galaxy formation in motion at the bottom of this article.

BLOIS,  France — Like a proud papa  showing off a picture of his newborn, cosmologist Ben Moore of the University of Zurich  in Switzerland  displayed an image of a galaxy that he says looks just like a newborn Milky  Way. These days, with the sharp eye of Hubble and other telescop

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