Hubble uncovers the fading cinders of some of our galaxy’s earliest homesteaders

Using Hubble Space Telescope images, astronomers have conducted a “cosmic archeological dig” of our Milky Way’s heart, uncovering the blueprints of our galaxy’s early construction phase. The researchers uncovered for the first time a population of ancient white dwarfs — smoldering remnants of once-vibrant stars that inhabited the Milky Way’s core. —> Read More