Mysterious Halo Made of Gas Could Answer Questions About the Milky Way

‚ÄčThe Milky Way’s numerous mysteries are cracked up one by one, and the latest groundbreaking finding could help unveil the unknown features and causes behind certain events and activities of our home galaxy. Researchers have discovered a halo of plasma around the neighboring galaxy, Andromeda, using the Hubble Space Telescope. They have then mapped the massive halo of gas in the most detailed chart of its kind, showing how the halo – electrically charged gas – around this spiral galaxy extends around 1.3 million light-years towards the Milky Way.¬† A…

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