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Astronomers Discover Dizzying Spin of the Milky Way Galaxy’s “Halo”

“The rotation of the hot halo is an incredible clue to how the Milky Way formed” - Edmund Hodges-Kluck, Assistant Research Scientist

- Felicia Chou, NASA Headquarters, Washington, D.C.

Tags: Cosmology, Extragalactic & Galactic, Extreme Astrophysics

Relics of the Milky Way's First Generation of Stars

"The researchers have detected traces of sulfur and phosphorus in a second-generation star in the Milky Way."

- Rachel Reed

Tags: Astronomy, Cosmology, Extragalactic & Galactic, Stars & Exoplanets

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