Meet the Indian priest-scientist who recently discovered that Milky Way had a ‘sibling’ galaxy’. In an interview, Richard D’Souza explains the significane of the findings Richard D’Souza and Eric Bell made at the University of Michigan.
A recent intergalactic discovery by Richard is making headlines across the world has an Indian connection. Earlier this week, it was widely reported that scientists Richard D’Souza and Eric Bell had deduced that the Mily Way once had a sibling, which was devoured by the neighbouring galaxy of Andromeda about two billion years ago.
The findings were published in the Nature Astronomy journal on July 23 and have grabbed attention for their potential to change our understanding of how galaxies merge and evolve over time.