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There are many myths and legends about the origin of the Milky Way, the crowd of stars that ... Ancient Armenian mythology called the Milky Way the "Straw Thief's Way". According to legend, the god Vahagn stole some straw from the Assyrian ...

mentalfloss.com/article/53589/why-do-we-call-our-galaxy-milky-way

There are two questions that have haunted wannabe astronomers for decades: “ Why is our galaxy called the Milky Way?” and “Does it have anything to do with ...

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Nov 7, 2016 ... How did our galaxy come to be known as the Milky Way? ... seen when the sky is clear, called the Milky Way, and known for its brightness.".

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Jan 23, 2015 ... The Milky Way is part of a collection of galaxies called the Local Group. We're on a collision course with the most massive and largest member ...

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Aug 26, 2013 ... Today I found out why our galaxy is called the Milky Way and what it's called in other languages. No, it has nothing to do with the candy bar.

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Who named it ... According to Wikipedia, the ancient Greeks did: The Milky Way is the galaxy that contains our Solar System. Its name “milky” is derived from its ...

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Apr 15, 2017 ... Tomorrow Today. Why is our galaxy called the Milky Way? Alan Pire from Münster in Germany wants to know ...

www.herebeanswers.com/2015/07/who-named-our-galaxy-milky-way-and-why-is-it-named-so.html

They are often called island universes due to their size. There are more than a trillion galaxies in the visible universe alone. Our home galaxy, the Milky Way, is a ...

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Jun 27, 2015 ... It was named in prehistory before anyone really knew what it was, so just called the "Milky Way" for its appearance. It wasn't until Gallileo ...

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Aug 26, 2013 ... Today I found out why our galaxy is called the Milky Way and what it's called in other languages.