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Astronomers discover dizzying spin of the Milky Way Galaxy’s “Halo"

Washington, July 26 (IBNS) Astronomers at the University of Michigan’s College of Literature, Science, and the Arts (LSA) discovered for the first time that the hot gas in the halo of the Milky Way galaxy is spinning in the same direction and at comparable speed as the galaxy's disk, which contains our stars, planets, gas, and dust.

Asteroseismologists listen to the relics of the Milky Way: Study

Birmingham, Jun 9 (IBNS): Astrophysicists from the University of Birmingham have captured the sounds of some of the oldest stars in our galaxy, the Milky Way, according to research published in the Royal Astronomical Society journal Monthly Notices on Thursday.

Lone planetary-mass object found in family of stars

California, Apr 20 (Just Earth News/IBNS) In 2011, astronomers announced that our galaxy is likely teeming with free-floating planets. In fact, these lonely worlds, which sit quietly in the darkness of space without any companion planets or even a host sun, might outnumber stars in our Milky Way galaxy.