Evolution of Milky Way: 'The Whole Picture Hangs Together,' Says Researcher

April 10, 2015 9:58 AM

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The evolution of the Milky Way has been pieced together from pictures taken by NASA and ESA telescopes, Texas A&M students say.

"As we look at distant galaxies, we see how they looked when their light left for Earth," said lead author Casey Papovich, according to a press release announcing the paper's publication in The Astrophysical Journal. "Because the galaxies are billions of light-years distant, we can see how they look...

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