Not so terribly long ago, people everywhere experienced nights so black that even the milky Way could cast shadows on the earth.
For example, based on the ages of stars, we know the milky Way is about 13.2 billion years old.
My partner Brandon and I awake at the crack of dawn for a canoe ride on the milky blue glacial waters of Lake Louise.
One magnetar is only about a light-year from the black hole at the center of the milky Way.
The mice were put into a milky water maze that had visual clues on the wall leading them to a submerged platform.
This earth is white like chalk, and makes the water thick and milky.
She lost her balance, and went headlong into the milky pool.
New stars swam into their autumnal places, and the milky Way came majestically to its own.
Had she discovered the trail which, like the milky Way, led to them?
And if the atmosphere be thick with vapour, the sky assumes a milky colour, and the blue tint is lost in that of the medium.