Central Molecular Zone

JWST Gazes into the Dark Molecular Clouds at the Heart of the Milky Way

There's an unusual object near the Milky Way's heart that astronomers call "The Brick." It's a massive cloud of gas…

6 months ago

Amazing High Resolution Image of the Core of the Milky Way, a Region with Surprisingly Low Star Formation Compared to Other Galaxies

An international team of astronomers recently conducted a study of the Milky Way center to determine why it has a…

6 years ago