The Milky Way Has Battle Scars from Colliding With a Ghostly Galaxy

Our Milky Way, shown here in an artist's concept, has strange "ripples" in its outlying regions. New research indicates those ripples were caused by a collision with a dwarf galaxy called Antlia 2. (Credit: ESA) The Milky Way likely collided with a recently discovered dwarf galaxy called Antlia 2 less than a billion years ago, according to new research presented Wednesday at the 234th Meeting of the American Astronomical Society.  The research, spearheaded by Sukanya Chakrabarti of the Ro

The Milky Way Has Battle Scars from Colliding With a Ghostly Galaxy

Our Milky Way, shown here in an artist's concept, has strange "ripples" in its outlying regions. New research indicates those ripples were caused by a collision with a dwarf galaxy called Antlia ...

Thu 13 Jun 19 from Discover Magazine

New evidence shows crash with Antlia 2 gave the Milky Way the ripples in its outer disc

The newly-discovered dark dwarf galaxy Antlia 2's collision with the Milky Way may be responsible for our galaxy's characteristic ripples in its outer disc, according to a study led by Rochester ...

Wed 12 Jun 19 from Phys.org

Crash with Antlia 2 gave the Milky Way the ripples in its outer disc, new evidence shows, Wed 12 Jun 19 from ScienceDaily

New evidence shows crash with Antlia 2 gave the Milky Way the ripples in its outer disc, Wed 12 Jun 19 from Eurekalert

The Milky Way May Have Already Collided With Another Galaxy

A new analysis suggests that our galaxy may have collided with another recently discovered dwarf galaxy called Antlia 2. The post The Milky Way May Have Already Collided With Another Galaxy ...

Sat 15 Jun 19 from Extremetech

How a collision with a dark dwarf galaxy may have shaped the Milky Way - CNET

An ancient crash may've broken up our galaxy's spiral and could eventually help explain the nature of the universe itself.

Thu 13 Jun 19 from CNET

The Milky Way still bears scars from a collision with a ghostly galaxy

The recently discovered dwarf galaxy Antlia 2 may be the cause of strange ripples in the Milky Way’s outer disk.

Thu 13 Jun 19 from Astronomy.com

Crash with dark galaxy gave milky way ripples in outer disc

Rochester NY (SPX) Jun 13, 2019 The newly discovered dark dwarf galaxy Antlia 2's collision with the Milky Way may be responsible for our galaxy's characteristic ripples in its outer disc, ...

Fri 14 Jun 19 from SpaceDaily

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