Milky Way
The Universe of Gaia  ESA · 4 days
A taste of the exciting science that is being performed using data from ESA’s Gaia star surveyor, delving into the formation history of our Milky Way more
Large population of potential young planets found in distant planetary systems  SCIENCE DAILY · 4 days
Astronomers used the powerful ALMA telescope to discover that in other parts of the Milky Way Galaxy (seen here) there is potentially a large population of... more
Stargazer Scopes Out the Cosmos with a Mobile Planetarium (Photo)  SPACE.COM · 2 weeks
Turning your smartphone in a tool to identify celestial objects in real time is easy and a big help. The image shows a sky enthusiast searching for the... more
How scientists are working together to solve one of the universe's mysteries  PHYS.ORG · 3 weeks
One of the most baffling puzzles of modern astrophysics is the nature of Fast Radio Bursts, which were discovered in 2007. These are seemingly... more
Enormous dwarf satellite galaxy of Milky Way discovered  PHYS.ORG · 3 weeks
Using data from ESA's Gaia spacecraft, astronomers have discovered a new Milky Way satellite in the constellation Antlia. The newly found dwarf galaxy, named Antlia 2, is several times larger when compared... more
Astronomers Find Enormous Relic of Disrupted Tadpole Galaxy  SCI-NEWS.COM · 3 weeks
The disrupted ‘tadpole’ galaxy has an elliptical head and a long, straight tail, and is approximately one million light-years long... more
Globular clusters could offer clues on formation and evolution of inner Milky Way  PHYS.ORG · 3 weeks
Brazilian astronomer Denilso Camargo has recently discovered five new globular clusters in the Milky Way's bulge that could offer essential clues on... more
Discovery of Hotspots Circling Milky Way Black Hole Has Astronomers Excited  SPACE.COM · 4 weeks
Last week, astronomers announced the discovery of "hotspots" circling the drain of a massive black hole, proving a decade-old theory that a behemoth lies at the... more
Doomed star in Milky Way threatens rare gamma-ray burst  PHYS.ORG · 4 weeks
University of Sydney astronomers, working with international colleagues, have found a star system like none seen before in our galaxy. more
Astronomers discover giant relic of disrupted Tadpole galaxy  PHYS.ORG · 4 weeks
A team of astronomers from Israel, the U.S. and Russia have identified a disrupted galaxy resembling a giant tadpole, complete with an elliptical head and a long, straight tail, about 300 million... more
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