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Star clusters betray Milky Way's cannibalistic past

1 Apr 2020, 10:00 UTC
Star clusters betray Milky Way's cannibalistic past ESA/Gaia/DPAC, CC BY-SA 3.0 IGO

A recent study went full Indiana Jones to show that our home galaxy, the Milky Way, was a cannibal in its earlier years, swallowing five smaller galaxies. 

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