Outer space 'treasure trove': Three small galaxies discovered orbiting the Milky Way
A photograph of galaxy NGC 6744, considered by scientists to greatly resemble the Milky Way (EOS)

Chuck Bednar for redOrbit.com – @BednarChuck The Milky Way appears to have some new next-door neighbors, as astronomers from the University of Cambridge have found a "treasure trove" of nine previously undetected dwarf satellites (including three small galaxies) in orbit around the galaxy we call home. According to the researchers, the findings come from newly released…