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Strange fast-moving clouds of gas may be suffocating the Milky Way – Trading U

By Leah Crane Galaxies including the Large Magellanic Cloud produce strong stellar windsESA/Hubble & NASAThe wind blowing from the centre of our galaxy

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By Leah Crane
Galaxies including the Large Magellanic Cloud produce strong stellar winds
ESA/Hubble & NASA
The wind blowing from the centre of our galaxy carries a surprising cargo. It appears to be pushing two dense clumps of gas, and these strange clouds are moving far faster than they should be. As they hurtle away from the centre of the Milky Way, this could wreak havoc on star formation.
The centre of the Milky Way is a chaotic place, full of high-energy processes like star formati…

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Sue Gilroy