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Milky Way Creates a Mess by Stealing Stars from Nearby Galaxies - Universe Today
[/caption] The halo of stars that envelops the outer Milky Way galaxy is like a “jumble of pasta” said one researcher, describing criss-crossed patterns of stellar streams revealed in new data from the Sloan Digital Sky Survey (SDSS). These stars appear to have been ripped away from the dwarf galaxies that are companions to our … Continue reading "Milky Way Creates a Mess by Stealing Stars from Nearby Galaxies"