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WRITER FUEL: Scientists Discover Likely Culprit Behind Milky Way’s Giant “Bubbles”

Fermi Bubbles

Two of the strangest, most colossal structures in the Milky Way may have formed in a 100,000-year-long explosion at our galaxy’s center, new research suggests. Those structures — named the Fermi bubbles and eROSITA bubbles after the respective telescopes that discovered them — straddle the Milky Way’s center in an enormous hourglass shape, with one … Read more

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WRITER FUEL: There’s a Giant Barrier in the Middle of the Milky Way

Milky Way barrier - NASA

Welcome to the latest installment of “Writer Fuel – cool real-world stories that might inspire your little writer heart. Check out our Writer Fuel page on the LimFic blog for more inspiration. Today: The center of the Milky Way may be even more bizarre than astronomers thought, according to a new study. For the study, … Read more