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Milky Way is Twice as Thick as Previously Believed - Universe Today
Imagine suddenly realizing that your house was twice as big as you originally thought. Okay, maybe that’s a little out there, but astronomers from Australia have calculated that the Milky Way is actually twice as thick as previously believed – doubling from the originally estimated 6,000 light-years to 12,000 light-years. The calculation was made by … Continue reading "Milky Way is Twice as Thick as Previously Believed"