Milky Way’s Place in the Cosmos –“Insights Into the Great Attractor”

      In September 2014, a group of astronomers including R. Brent Tully of the University of Hawaii and Hélène Courtois of the University of Lyon determined that our Milky Way galaxy is part of a newly identified enormous supercluster of galaxies, which they dubbed “Laniakea,” 500 million light-years in diameter and containing the … Continue reading Milky Way’s Place in the Cosmos –“Insights Into the Great Attractor”