Feb 10, 2016

We’ve found evidence the Milky Way is one of hundreds of galaxies being sucked in by a mysterious force called the ‘Great Attractor’

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The Milky Way and hundreds of galaxies surrounding it are being drawn toward a mysterious force scientists call the “Great Attractor”.

And it took the Commonwealth Scientific and Industrial Research Organisation’s (CSIRO) Parkes telescope to see them.

The force was first revealed back in the 1970s, when it was discovered that the Milky Way was one of hundreds of galaxies deviating from the “universe is expanding” model.

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