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Jan 31, 2017

Milky Way galaxy is being pushed across the universe

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Our home galaxy, the Milky Way, is being pushed across the universe by a large unseen force, according to new research. Although it may not seem like a friendly gesture, the newly discovered Dipole Repeller is actually helping our galaxy on its journey across the expanding universe.

Researchers have known that the galaxy was moving at a relative speed for the past 30 years, but they didn’t know why.

“Now we find an emptiness in exactly the opposite direction, which provides a ‘push’ in the sense of a lack of pull,” said Brent Tully, one of the study authors and an astronomer at the Institute for Astronomy in Honolulu. “In a tug-of-war, if there are more people at one end, then the flow will be toward them and away from the weaker side.”

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  • NIPSZX on January 31, 2017 6:54 pm

    I most definitely believe CNN with their proof that the Milky Way galaxy is being pushed across the universe. They are very smart at CNN, they predicted Hillary Clinton’s landslide victory in the U.S. presidential race. If they can predict the U.S. presidential race with such great preciseness, they must know and be recording the movement of the Milky Way with great accuracy. #sarcasm #LOL # what a joke