Better view of the Milky Way

New evidence revises the known structure of our galaxy

4:37pm, June 3, 2008

ST. LOUIS — Astronomers are in the midst of a Milky Way makeover. New maps, created using infrared and radio telescopes to peer through the galaxy’s dusty lanes, reveal some disarming information.

This article is available only to subscribing members. Join SSP today or Log in.

Get Science News headlines by e-mail.

More from Science News