Institute of Astronomy

Rivers of stars in the Milky Way

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Thomas de Boer29 March 2017
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Stellar streams give us a dramatic example of Galaxy formation in action. In this talk, I will discuss the discovery of these gigantic rivers of stars and how their flow across the night sky is important in determining how our own Galaxy, the Milky Way was created.

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