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Huge Region around the Center of our own Galaxy devoid of young Stars

Artist Impression of the Area in our Galaxy where no young Stars could have been found.

A major revision is required in our understanding of our Milky Way Galaxy according to an international team led by Prof Noriyuki Matsunaga of the University of Tokyo. The Japanese, South African and Italian astronomers find that there is a huge region around the centre of our own Galaxy, which is devoid of young stars. The team publish their work in a paper in Monthly Notices of the Royal Astronomical Society. Read more