Spinning Universe

3 Jun 2020

At https://phys.org/news/2020-06-patterns-spiral-galaxies-universe.html ... an analysis of spiral galaxies has revealed unexpected links between spin structures and galaxies and the structure formed by them. It may suggest the early universe would have been spinning - and has continued to spin. Does the universe have an axis?

At https://phys.org/news/2020-06-milky-hot-halo-astronomers.html ... the halo that surrounds the Milky Way appears to be a lot hotter that previously thought. It may also not be unique.

At https://phys.org/news/2020-06-class-stellar-explosions-galactic-lithium.... ... stellar explosions, such as novae, are responsible for most of the lithium in the Milky Way, we are informed. The formation of the universe, the Big Bang explosion, primarily formed elements such as hydrogen, helium - and some lithium. A moderate amount of lithium in fact - and such a basic explosion. All the other elements, including most of the lithium in the universe, were formed in the stars.