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How do you weigh a galaxy? Especially the one you're in?
June 6, 2018
A new technique promises more reliable estimates of the masses of galaxies, according to a paper published in the Astrophysical Journal. The study is the first to combine full 3D motions of several of the Milky Way's satellite galaxies with computer simulations to constrain the mass of the Milky Way.Full Story
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