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Mysterious Cosmic String Tugs on Center of Milky Way—but Astronomers Can't Explain Why
JAY GORY, MANAGING EDITOR, science
The string has baffled astronomers since its discovery in 2016. Now, the highest-ever resolution image of the strange strand could finally tell astronomers what is behind our galaxy’s heartstring. Stretching 2.3 light years towards the edge of the Milky Way’s supermassive black hole, Sagittarius A*, the filament has been captured on camera by the National Science Foundation’s Karl G. Jansky Very Large Array. read more


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