Some Trends in Milky Way Research

Supported by new observational capabilities, some of our basic concepts in Milky Way research have changed over the last several years. Our growing appreciation of the central bar of the Milky Way, the radial migration of stars, the Galactic thick disk, and the largescale departures from equilibrium of the Milky Way provide new challenges and opportunities which I plan to review. 



Australian National University


Ken Freeman