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The Milky Way Might Be A Little Warped and Twisted

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The Milky Way Might Be A Little Warped and Twisted

The Milky Way Might Be A Little Warped and Twisted

The Milky Way may not be the flat galaxy you think it is, in fact, new research suggests its twisted and warped.

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The Milky Way Might Be A Little Warped and Twisted

When we think of the Milky Way, most of us probably think of something that looks like this… ????Or this… but I’m talking about space and not candy bars.

????But it may surprise you to know that the Milky Way may not be the flat galaxy you think it is, in fact, new research suggests it’s twisted and warped.

????Scientists from the NAOC say since the pull of gravity is weaker the further out in the galaxy you travel...????The Milky Way’s outer disk begins to warp and take on an S-like appearance.

????With the help of a new database of stars, researchers were able to create the first accurate 3D picture of the Milky Way.

????They say the new map will be a big help for studying the Milky Way’s stellar motions and the origins of its disk.

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