50 year old mystery surrounding UV and X-Ray light

Forming dwarf galaxies, there is a stream gas of which forms a mass of more than a billion suns. Called the magellanic clouds, this gas fills and circles our skies as UV and x-ray light. Until now, astronomers were unsure how this gas does not evaporate into its neighbour, the Milky Way.

We were joined by Professor Joss Bland-Hawthorn, Director of the University of Sydney Institute for Astronomy who was a part of the team who found out why!

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