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Astronomers Have Decoded a Weird Signal Coming from a Strange, 3-Body Star System  LIVE SCIENCE · 3 hours
There's a strange object in the Milky Way that blinks at us once or twice a day, and a team of scientists... more
Subaru Telescope identifies the outermost edge of the Milky Way system  PHYS.ORG · 2 days
A team of researchers identified the outermost edge of the Milky Way galaxy. Using the Subaru Telescope, the researchers examined the boundary of the stellar system... more
Hubble captures elusive, irregular galaxy  PHYS.ORG · 5 days
This image shows an irregular galaxy named IC 10, a member of the Local Group—a collection of over 50 galaxies in our cosmic neighborhood that includes the Milky Way. more
Milky Way Collided with Dark-Matter Dominated Galaxy Less Than Billion Years Ago  SCI-NEWS.COM · 1 week
According to new research led by Rochester Institute of Technology (RIT), the collision of the recently-discovered dwarf galaxy Antlia 2 with our Milky Way... more
Hubble Space Telescope Sees IC 10  SCI-NEWS.COM · 1 week
The NASA/ESA Hubble Space Telescope has captured a striking new photo of the irregular galaxy IC 10. IC 10 is a member of the... more
Rare ‘Superflares’ Could One Day Threaten Earth  ASTRO WATCH · 1 week
Astronomers probing the edges of the Milky Way have in recent years observed some of the most brilliant pyrotechnic displays in the... more
Magnetic Fields May Muzzle Milky Way's Monster Black Hole  SPACE.COM · 2 weeks
The mysteriously quiet behavior of the Milky Way's supermassive black hole may be influenced by magnetic field lines. more
Why do massive (and not-so-massive) stars form?  PHYS.ORG · 2 weeks
The Milky Way Project: Probing Star Formation with a New Yellowball Catalog presents a study of 518 infant star-forming regions known as "Yellowballs," drawn from a catalog made possible by the efforts of citizen... more
Astronomers may have spotted the ghost galaxy that hit the Milky Way long ago  SCIENCE-NEWS · 2 weeks
Astronomers think they’ve identified a galaxy that hit the Milky Way and ruffled its edges millions of years ago. more
Magnetic field may be keeping Milky Way's black hole quiet  PHYS.ORG · 2 weeks
Supermassive black holes exist at the center of most galaxies, and our Milky Way is no exception. But many other galaxies have highly active black holes, meaning a... more
Rare 'superflares' could one day threaten Earth  PHYS.ORG · 2 weeks
Astronomers probing the edges of the Milky Way have in recent years observed some of the most brilliant pyrotechnic displays in the galaxy: superflares. more
Rising Milky Way Shines Bright in Portugal's Darkest Skies (Video)  SPACE.COM · 3 weeks
When observed from the darkest of skies, the Milky Way galaxy can glitter and gleam with all the colors of the rainbow. more
Cool, Nebulous Ring around Milky Way’s Supermassive Black Hole  ASTRO WATCH · 3 weeks
New ALMA observations reveal a never-before-seen disk of cool, interstellar gas wrapped around the supermassive black hole at... more
Cool, nebulous ring around Milky Way's supermassive black hole  PHYS.ORG · 3 weeks
New ALMA observations reveal a never-before-seen disk of cool, interstellar gas wrapped around the supermassive black hole at the center of the Milky Way. This nebulous disk gives astronomers new... more
Cool, nebulous ring around Milky Way's supermassive black hole  nanowerk · 3 weeks
New ALMA observations reveal a never-before-seen disk of cool, interstellar gas wrapped around the supermassive black hole at the center of the Milky Way. This nebulous disk gives astronomers new... more
Cool, nebulous ring around Milky Way's supermassive black hole  SCIENCE DAILY · 3 weeks
New observations reveal a never-before-seen disk of cool, interstellar gas wrapped around the supermassive black hole at the center of the Milky Way. more
The Milky Way's Monster Black Hole Has a Cool Gas Halo — Literally  SPACE.COM · 3 weeks
For the first time, astronomers may have imaged the cool disk of gas surrounding the gigantic black hole at the heart of... more
Astronomers take a closer look at emission from the supernova remnant MSH 15−56  PHYS.ORG · 3 weeks
By analyzing archival data from the Suzaku X-ray satellite, astronomers have learned important information regarding thermal and non-thermal emission from the composite... more
The Universe Reveals Its True Colors in This Stunning Milky Way Photo  SPACE.COM · 3 weeks
Our eyes are not so good at distinguishing colors in darkness, but a simple DSLR camera can show us that the universe is anything... more
This Weird Galaxy Is Creeping Up on Our Milky Way  SPACE.COM · 3 weeks
A gorgeous new photo from the Hubble Space Telescope depicts Messier 90, a spiral galaxy roughly 60 million miles away from our own Milky Way — but getting... more
Three ancient globular clusters found in the galactic bulge  PHYS.ORG · 3 weeks
Three old and metal-poor globular clusters have been spotted in the Milky Way's bulge. The newly found clusters, designated Camargo 1107, 1108 and 1109, could offer important clues on structure... more
Why Are Two Stars in Our Galaxy Suddenly Acting Very Strange?  SPACE.COM · 4 weeks
There's a binary star system out there in the Milky Way, and it's followed a very simple pattern since the 1890s. Now, it's breaking its old... more
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