Milky Way

New Survey Maps Where Stars Are Born

Astronomers have completed the largest-ever survey of dense gas clouds in the Milky Way, cataloging and mapping more than 6,000 gas clouds and allowing astronomers…














Searching for “Bubbles” in the Milky Way

While looking over data from the Spitzer Galactic Legacy Infrared Mid-Plane Survey Extraordinaire (GLIMPSE) and Multiband Imaging Photometer for Spitzer Galactic (MIPSGAL) surveys, volunteers have…