X-Shaped Structure Of Stars Spotted At the Center Of The Milky Way

The core of the Milky Way has got a little bit more interesting. Not only is there a supermassive black hole millions of times the mass of the Sun, but astronomers have now discovered an enormous group of stars shaped like an X.

Melissa Ness from the Max Planck Institute and Dustin Lang from the University of Toronto have collaborated on a study on the mysterious structure, spotted by Ness in a tweet shared by Lang.   Continue reading X-Shaped Structure Of Stars Spotted At the Center Of The Milky Way

There is A Powerful And Mysterious Signal Coming From The Center Of The Milky Way

It turns out that the center of our Galaxy –the milky way—is oddly bright, and researchers have found a powerful and mysterious signal originating in the center of our galaxy.

While researchers still have found direct indications that it exists, dark matter is one of the greatest revelations in modern science according to many researchers. Scientists believe that dark matters makes up approximately fixe-sixths of the total matter in the observable universe and binds much of it together. Simply put, dark matter is the ‘thing’ in the universe which prevents galaxies from being ripped apart as they spin: its a galactic glue.

Now, according to a new study published in the journal Physics of the Dark Universe, it turns out that this ‘cosmic glue’ can also be destroyed. Continue reading There is A Powerful And Mysterious Signal Coming From The Center Of The Milky Way