Symmetry in our Galaxy

Milky Way Galaxy

Milky Way Galaxy

Symmetry in Astronomy is rooted in fundamental physics concepts like the Laws of Motion and such. Scientists exploited the symmetry found in these laws and formulated more to create the science we know today. So now, one great example of symmetry found in our universe is our very own galaxy, the Milky Way. According to a study, there is a growing arm in the galaxy, and due to a rare occurrence, it formed a mirror like appearance to it’s other half. (Which is cool!)

Arms of the Milky Way

Arms of the Milky Way

References:
Gross, David. Retrieved from http://www.pnas.org/content/93/25/14256.full
Cowen, Ron https://www.wired.com/2011/05/milky-way-symmetry/
http://esk6a.deviantart.com/art/Milky-Way-Galaxy-256355885

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