Raging storms sweep away galactic gas
May 10, 2011
An artist's impression showing a galaxy with a molecular outflow. Herschel has discovered that such outflows can travel at 1000 km/s, which could deplete the galaxy of the gas needed for further star formation within one million to 100 million years.
Topics: Stellar astronomy, Star formation, Galaxy, Environment, away galactic gas An artist, galactic gas, Star, Milky Way