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Cosmic Rays Track the Rotation of the Milky Way

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Science  20 Oct 2006:
Vol. 314, Issue 5798, pp. 429-430
DOI: 10.1126/science.1134046

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Energetic cosmic rays are coming from a particular region of the sky and rotating with our arm of the Milky Way. Such data may help us understand how our Galaxy interacts with the Sun's magnetic field.