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Astronomers Weigh Up Milky Way

Science & Tech  (tags: space, scientists, astronomy, Milky Way )

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The Milky Way is lighter than astronomers previously thought, researchers have concluded. A team of scientists led by the University of Edinburgh found it has about half the mass of a neighbouring galaxy, known as Andromeda.

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Teresa W. (786)
Wednesday July 30, 2014, 12:10 pm

Anteater Ants (121)
Wednesday July 30, 2014, 1:01 pm
thank you

Jav R. (0)
Wednesday July 30, 2014, 9:47 pm

Dot A. (171)
Thursday July 31, 2014, 8:12 am
Food for fodder, for sure! It's great that you share these most interesting gems with us, Ray! Thanks!

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Thursday July 31, 2014, 12:24 pm

Kathleen Mireault (236)
Thursday July 31, 2014, 2:28 pm
Noted with wonder. Thanks, Ray! I love your posts...always fascinating!

Nelson Baker (0)
Thursday July 31, 2014, 4:38 pm
Noted. Interesting how they can calculate the weight of a little-understood invisible substance. Seems like there is a lot of room for huge errors.

Lois Jordan (63)
Thursday July 31, 2014, 8:17 pm
Noted. Great info here! Thanks so much for posting, Ray.

Robert O. (12)
Friday August 1, 2014, 11:15 am
Thanks Ray.

Birgit W. (159)
Friday August 1, 2014, 2:20 pm
Thanks Ray.

DaleLovesOttawa O. (198)
Friday August 1, 2014, 7:15 pm
Fascinating and very interesting.

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Friday August 1, 2014, 9:09 pm

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