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FIFTH FORCE OF NATURE: THE HUNT FOR A HIDDEN REALM THAT COULD CHANGE OUR UNDERSTANDING OF THE UNIVERSE IS ABOUT TO BEGINOctober 2, 2018 -
A team of physicists based at a lab near Rome, Italy, are about to switch on an experiment that could fundamentally alter our understanding of the universe.
The Milky Way galaxy may be much bigger than we thoughtMay 25, 2018 -
It's no secret that the Milky Way is big, but new research shows that it may be much bigger than we ever imagined.
The research, described May 7 in the journal "Astronomy & Astrophysics," indicates that our spiral galaxy's vast rotating disk of stars spans at least 170,000 light-years, and possibly up to 200,000 light-years.