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Astronomers Find a ‘Break’ in One of the Milky Way’s Spiral Arms

17 Aug 2021, 15:50 UTC
Astronomers Find a ‘Break’ in One of the Milky Way’s Spiral Arms NASA/JPL-Caltech/R. Hurt (SSC/Caltech)

The newly discovered feature offers insight into the large-scale structure of our galaxy, which is difficult to study from Earth’s position inside it.

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