The Milky Way? Much Bigger Than You Previously Thought

 

Do we humans have a tendency to make things seem larger than they actually are? To someone observing us from above, the answer likely would be yes. We make “mountains out of molehills” on a frequent basis but, when it comes to our very own galaxy, it appears that the opposite may be true – we’ve been underestimating it this whole time.

Read the full story here: The Milky Way may be 60% larger than we thought