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A Spectacular Spiral May Encircle the Milky Way

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Milky Way galaxy

It took astronomers a century after the discovery of the first celestial spiral to prove that the Milky Way itself looks like a giant spiral.

Credit: NASA

Mapping a galaxy isn't easy when you live inside it.

From Scientific American
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