Milky Way's Magnetic 'Fingerprint' Mapped By Probe | Video

Our Milky Way galaxy is a 'magnetic dynamo’ generating a generally spiral-shaped field. ESA's Planck spacecraft’s edge on view makes the whorls of magnetic field lines appear a bit like a fingerprint.

Gallery: Universe's Age & More Revealed by Planck Space Observatory

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