Where does our Galaxy get the fuel to keep forming stars? The answer may lie in thousands of gas clouds flying around the outskirts of our Galaxy.
By Vikram Ravi, University of Melbourne and Ryan Shannon, Astronomy and Space Science, CSIRO Galaxies may look pretty and delicate, with their swirls of stars of many colours – but don’t be fooled. At the heart of every galaxy lies a supermassive black hole, including in our own Milky Way. Black holes in some nearby