The Milky Way (image) International Centre for Radio Astronomy Research Share Print E-Mail Caption This is an artist's impression of the Milky Way and its dark matter halo (shown in blue, but in reality invisible). Credit Credit: ESO/L. Calçada, there is also an animated version and higher resolution versions. Usage Restrictions USe with credit please. Share Print E-Mail Disclaimer: AAAS and EurekAlert! are not responsible for the accuracy of news releases posted to EurekAlert! by contributing institutions or for the use of any information through the EurekAlert system.