Sci&Tech

New Milky Way map to help explain how galaxies form

This handout image captured with the VISTA infrared survey telescope, as part of the Variables in the Via Lactea (VVV) ESO public survey and released by the European Southern Observatory on October 10, 2016 shows the central part of the Milky Way. / AFP / European Southern Observatory / D. Minniti

 
A version of this article appeared in the print edition of The Daily Star on October 21, 2016, on page 15.

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