Milky Way
Team discovers new way supermassive black holes are 'fed'  PHYS.ORG · 1 day
Supermassive black holes weigh millions to billions times more than our sun and lie at the center of most galaxies. A supermassive black hole several million times the mass of... more
New Technique More Precisely Determines the Ages of Stars  ASTRO WATCH · 2 days
How old are each of the stars in our roughly 13-billion-year-old galaxy? A new technique for understanding the... more
CHIME Detects Second Repeating Fast Radio Burst  ASTRO WATCH · 3 days
A Canadian-led team of scientists has found the second repeating fast radio burst (FRB) ever recorded. FRBs are short bursts of radio... more
New technique more precisely determines the ages of stars  PHYS.ORG · 5 days
How old are each of the stars in our roughly 13-billion-year-old galaxy? A new technique for understanding the star-forming history of the Milky Way in unprecedented detail makes it possible... more
Magnetar mysteries in our galaxy and beyond  PHYS.ORG · 5 days
In a new Caltech-led study, researchers from campus and the Jet Propulsion Laboratory (JPL) have analyzed pulses of radio waves coming from a magnetar—a rotating, dense, dead star with a strong magnetic field—that is... more
Second Repeating Fast Radio Burst Detected  SCI-NEWS.COM · 6 days
Astrophysicists from the CHIME (Canadian Hydrogen Intensity Mapping Experiment) Collaboration have spotted 13 new fast radio bursts (FRB) — powerful radio flashes probably arriving... more
The lonely giant: Milky Way-sized galaxy lacking galactic neighbors  SCIENCE DAILY · 6 days
Long ago in a galaxy far, far away, fewer galaxies were born than expected -- and that could create new questions for galaxy physics, according to a new study. more
The lonely giant: Milky Way-sized galaxy lacking galactic neighbors  PHYS.ORG · 6 days
Long ago in a galaxy far, far away, fewer galaxies were born than expected—and that could create new questions for galaxy physics, according to a new University of Michigan study. more
Canada's CHIME telescope detects second repeating fast radio burst  PHYS.ORG · 6 days
A Canadian-led team of scientists has found the second repeating fast radio burst (FRB) ever recorded. FRBs are short bursts of radio waves coming from far outside our Milky Way... more
Student simulates thousands of black holes  PHYS.ORG · 6 days
Lia Medeiros, a doctoral student at the University of Arizona, is developing mathematical models that will allow researchers to pit Einstein's Theory of General Relativity against the most powerful monsters of nature: supermassive black holes such... more
Hubble Takes Gigantic Image of the Triangulum Galaxy  ASTRO WATCH · 1 week
The NASA/ESA Hubble Space Telescope has captured the most detailed image yet of a close neighbor of the Milky Way... more
Hubble takes gigantic image of the Triangulum Galaxy  SCIENCE DAILY · 1 week
The NASA/ESA Hubble Space Telescope has captured the most detailed image yet of a close neighbor of the Milky Way -- the Triangulum Galaxy, a spiral galaxy located at a distance of... more
Hubble takes gigantic image of the Triangulum Galaxy  PHYS.ORG · 1 week
The NASA/ESA Hubble Space Telescope has captured the most detailed image yet of a close neighbour of the Milky Way—the Triangulum Galaxy, a spiral galaxy located at a distance of only three... more
Galactic neighbour  ESA · 1 week
This Hubble image is the most detailed view ever of the Triangulum Galaxy, a close neighbour of the Milky Way more
Three new open clusters discovered in the Milky Way  PHYS.ORG · 1 week
Using data from ESA's Gaia satellite, Brazilian astronomers have detected three new open clusters in the Milky Way. The clusters, designated UFMG 1, UFMG 2 and UFMG 3, were found... more
Large Magellanic Cloud on Collision Course with Milky Way Galaxy  SCI-NEWS.COM · 1 week
The Large Magellanic Cloud, a dwarf galaxy located approximately 163,000 light-years away, is on a collision... more
Milky Way Heading for Catastrophic Collision  ASTRO WATCH · 2 weeks
The Milky Way is on a collision course with a neighboring galaxy that could fling our Solar System into space. The Large Magellanic Cloud... more
Our Milky Way Will Crash Into a Neighbor Galaxy Sooner Than You Think  SPACE.COM · 2 weeks
Our Milky Way galaxy will endure more than one dramatic collision in the foreseeable future, new research suggests. more
Hen 3-160 is a symbiotic binary with Mira variable star, study suggests  PHYS.ORG · 2 weeks
A new study conducted by a team of astronomers from Poland and South Africa provides more insights into the nature of Hen 3-160, a... more
Catastrophic galactic collision could send Solar System flying into space  PHYS.ORG · 2 weeks
New research led by astrophysicists at Durham University, UK, predicts that the Large Magellanic Cloud (LMC) could hit the Milky Way in two billion years' time. more
A virtual reality experience of being inside an exploded star  PHYS.ORG · 3 weeks
Cassiopeia A, the youngest known supernova remnant in the Milky Way, is the remains of a star that exploded almost 400 years ago. The star was approximately 15... more
Alien Hunters, Stop Using the Drake Equation  LIVE SCIENCE · 3 weeks
For the precocious hunter of off-Earth life, the Drake equation is the ever-ready, go-to toolkit for estimating just how (not) lonely humans are in the Milky Way galaxy. But it's not useful. more
Alien Hunters, Stop Using the Drake Equation  SPACE.COM · 3 weeks
For the precocious hunter of off-Earth life, the Drake equation is the ever-ready, go-to toolkit for estimating just how (not) lonely humans are in the Milky Way galaxy. But it's not useful. more
Vibrant Nebulas and Zodiacal Light Gleam Over Portuguese Waterfall (Photo)  SPACE.COM · 4 weeks
Red-violet nebulas and brilliant star clusters embellish the winter Milky Way in this vertical panorama captured from Pulo do Lobo, a waterfall located in the Dark Sky Alqueva... more
International consortium offers guidelines, best practices for characterizing uncultivated viruses  PHYS.ORG · 4 weeks
Microbes in, on and around the planet are said to outnumber the stars in the Milky Way Galaxy. The total number of viruses is expected to vastly exceed... more
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