Milky Way
Astronomers Find Giant Collisional Ring Galaxy in Early Universe  SCI-NEWS.COM · 3 days
Astronomers have spotted a giant galaxy with a massive star-forming ring that existed 10.8 billion years ago. Dubbed... more
The evolutionary history of the Milky Way determined in more detail than ever  nanowerk · 3 days
An international team of astronomers has presented a study which shows the crucial role of the Sagittarius Dwarf Galaxy in the evolution... more
Galactic crash may have triggered solar system formation  PHYS.ORG · 3 days
The formation of the Sun, the Solar System and the subsequent emergence of life on Earth may be a consequence of a collision between our galaxy, the Milky Way, and a smaller... more
Video: One billion stars and counting—the sky according to Gaia's second data release  PHYS.ORG · 4 days
Launched in 2013, ESA's Gaia satellite has been scanning the sky to measure the positions, distances and motions of more than one... more
Galactic crash may have triggered Solar System formation  ESA · 4 days
The formation of the Sun, the Solar System and the subsequent emergence of life on Earth may be a consequence... more
Astronomers spot twinkling heart of milky way  nanowerk · 7 days
Astronomers found quasi-periodic flickers in millimeter-waves from the center of the Milky Way. The team interpreted these blinks to be due to the rotation of radio spots circling the supermassive black hole with an... more
ALMA spots twinkling heart of Milky Way  PHYS.ORG · 7 days
Astronomers using the Atacama Large Millimeter/submillimeter Array (ALMA) found quasi-periodic flickers in millimeter-waves from the center of the Milky Way, Sagittarius (Sgr) A*. The team interpreted these blinks to be due to the rotation... more
ALMA spots twinkling heart of the Milky Way  SCIENCE DAILY · 7 days
Astronomers have found quasi-periodic flickers in millimeter-waves from the center of the Milky Way, Sagittarius (Sgr) A*. The team interpreted these blinks to be due to the rotation of radio spots circling... more
ALMA discovers massive rotating disk in early universe  SCIENCE DAILY · 1 week
In our 13.8 billion-year-old universe, most galaxies like our Milky Way form gradually, reaching their large mass relatively late. But a new discovery made with the Atacama Large Millimeter/submillimeter Array (ALMA) of... more
ALMA discovers massive rotating disk in early universe  PHYS.ORG · 1 week
In our 13.8 billion-year-old universe, most galaxies like our Milky Way form gradually, reaching their large mass relatively late. But a new discovery made with the Atacama Large Millimeter/submillimeter Array (ALMA) of... more
Scientists puzzle over massive, never-before-seen star system in the Milky Way  PHYS.ORG · 2 weeks
Earlier this year, an international team of scientists announced the second detection of a gravitational-wave signal from the collision of two neutron stars. The event, called... more
Researchers reveal common origin of Fermi bubbles and galactic center X-ray outflows  PHYS.ORG · 2 weeks
A pair of gigantic gamma-ray bubbles centered on the core of the Milky Way galaxy were discovered by the Fermi Gamma-ray Space Telescope 10... more
Image: Hubble views a galaxy burning bright  PHYS.ORG · 2 weeks
In the depths of the night sky lies a barred spiral galaxy called NGC 3583, imaged here by the NASA/ESA Hubble Space Telescope. This is a barred spiral galaxy with two arms that twist... more
Astronomers Crack Mystery of X-Shaped Radio Galaxies  SCI-NEWS.COM · 3 weeks
Astronomers using the MeerKAT telescope at the South African Radio Astronomy Observatory in Cape Town, South Africa, have solved a longstanding mystery... more
South Africa's MeerKAT solves mystery of 'X-galaxies'  PHYS.ORG · 3 weeks
Many galaxies far more active than the Milky Way have enormous twin jets of radio waves extending far into intergalactic space. Normally these go in opposite directions, coming from a massive black hole at... more
Rediscovering a path to the Milky Way through archaeology  PHYS.ORG · 3 weeks
We're standing on a roadside at the edge of a muddy expanse. While I'm wearing rubber boots, Tim Pauketat is going to get his feet wet. He left his waterproof... more
Radio burst inside Milky Way may give clues about fast radio bursts  PHYS.ORG · 4 weeks
Radio observatories around the world have reported capturing a unique event—a strong, millisecond-long burst of radio waves coming from a type of neutron star... more
New study examines which galaxies are best for intelligent life  SCIENCE DAILY · 4 weeks
Giant elliptical galaxies are not as likely as disk-shaped galaxies, such as our own Milky Way, to be cradles of technological civilizations, according to a recent article by... more
New study examines which galaxies are best for intelligent life  nanowerk · 4 weeks
Galaxies such as our own Milky Way are more likely to harbor intelligent, technologically advanced civilizations, astrophysicist argues. more
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