One of the most enduring mysterious in astrophysics is the question of how spiral galaxies like our own Milky Way get and maintain their characteristic arms. Astronomers have long been interested in solving this mystery, as nearly 70 percent of the galaxies nearest to the Milky Way are spirals. Researchers are using powerful new computer simulations to seek the answer to this question and many others... To continue reading, subscribe to The Space Reporter today.
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