Daily Archive: Saturday, July 8, 2017

The fastest stars in the Milky Way may have escaped from another galaxy

The speediest stars zipping through the Milky Way galaxy are runaways from a small neighboring galaxy, according to a new study.  Scientists said they suspect that around 10,000 of these so-called “hypervelocity” stars in the Milky Way were born in a small satellite galaxy known as the Large Magellanic Cloud. Each of those stars was

Bike your way through Brooklyn’s best cheap eats

Terrifying as it may be, there’s something about bicycling in New York that acquaints one with all the nooks and crannies of the city — and not just the potholes. The Red Lantern Roll, a newly established bike tour of affordable food around Brooklyn, offers a scenic — and tasty — reprieve from the subway.