“Obscured” –Vast Void Behind Center of the Milky Way

Dark Matter and Local Void

 

The universe is a tapestry of galaxy congregations and vast voids. In a new study applies the same tools from an earlier study to map the size and shape of an extensive empty region they called the Local Void that borders the Milky Way that has remained poorly studied because it lies behind the center of our galaxy and is heavily obscured from our view.

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