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Hubble Telescope Offers New Insights Into Our Galaxy’s ‘Bulge’

New research from the Hubble Space Telescope has provided new insights into how the movements of stars are affected by their chemical composition around the core of our galaxy, the so-called “bulge” of the Milky Way, IFL Science reports. The observations were presented at the recent American Astronomical Society meeting and focus on Sun-like stars. The information is being used to work out what formation model would more accurately produce the bulge we actually see. “There are many theories describing the formation of our galaxy and central bulge,” Dr. Annalisa Calamida, a member of the Hubble research team, said in a statement. “Some say the bulge formed when the galaxy first formed about…