Skeletal ‘Nessie’ Discovered in Our Galaxy: The image above, looking into the plane of the galaxy, shows a long thin strand of dark, cold material stretching between two brighter regions in the lower half — this is a segment of what’s being called a “bone” of the Milky Way, a part of the vast skeletal structure that forms its framework.

And the bone is nicknamed… wait for it… “Nessie.” I love astronomers.

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    Bones? Galaxies have bones??
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