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A billion years ago the Milky Way had a huge burst of star birth

17 Dec 2019, 14:00 UTC
A billion years ago the Milky Way had a huge burst of star birth NASA, ESA, and Hubble Heritage Team (STScI/AURA, Acknowledgment: T. Do, A.Ghez (UCLA), V. Bajaj (STScI) Read more: https://www.newscientist.com/article/2213058-milky-ways-black-hole-has-got-75-times-brighter-and-we-dont-know-why/#ixzz5w7kaUEhe

New results of a deep survey of stars that are in the very center of our Milky Way indicate that this part of our galaxy underwent a huge burst of star formation about a billion years ago.

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