An Object Raced Across Our Galaxy 9 Times Faster Than Lightning

Science Discoveries

The Milky Way is the galaxy that includes our Solar System and much more… It’s the second largest galaxy in the local group. So is there a way for us to know what’s going on in the Milky Way? Sometimes objects can enter our Galaxy and escape it super fast. Like in 2017, when astronomers noticed a star streaking out of the Milky Way at a speed roughly four times faster than our Sun orbits. What was it?