Milky Way galaxy is warped and twisted, not flat

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Post  fatbob5 on Fri Aug 02, 2019 3:12 am

Our galaxy, the Milky Way, is "warped and twisted" and not flat as previously thought, new research shows.

Analysis of the brightest stars in the galaxy shows that they do not lie on a flat plane as shown in academic texts and popular science books.

Astronomers from Warsaw University speculate that it might have been bent out of shape by past interactions with nearby galaxies. ..............

https://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-us-canada-49182184
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