Milky Way Crack


Published: June 25, 2010 | By Martin

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In pod 10 we said that NASA’s Spitzer Space Telescope had discovered a crack in the Milky Way surprisingly similar in shape to the crack in the current series of Doctor Who.

Comparing the Milky Way crack to Doctor Who's

But don’t worry it’s not a rip in fabric of space and time as in the show, it’s the core of a thick, sooty cloud which scientists suggest is like a star crèche. You can find out more on pod 10.

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