10 September 2020
How the Milky Way stole an enormous gas halo from our dwarf neighbours
A stream of gas from the Magellanic Clouds the mass of more than a billion Suns fills our skies in UV and x-ray light. But why does it remain so massive and not evaporate into its enormous neighbour, the Milky Way? Professor Joss Bland-Hawthorn was part of the team that found out.