Milky Way
Astronomers decode Milky Way's violent birth  PHYS.ORG · 10 minutes
The Milky Way gobbled up a galaxy one quarter of its mass 10 billion years ago in a "violent collision" that didn't fully settle for eons, astronomers said in new research published Monday. more
Astronomers map vast void in our cosmic neighborhood  PHYS.ORG · 4 hours
An astronomer from the University of Hawaiʻi Institute for Astronomy (IfA) and an international team published a new study that reveals more of the vast cosmic structure surrounding our Milky Way galaxy. more
Gaia starts mapping the galactic bar in the Milky Way  PHYS.ORG · 6 days
The second release of data from the Gaia star-mapping satellite, published in 2018, has been revolutionising many fields of astronomy. The unprecedented catalogue contains the brightness, positions, distance... more
Gaia starts mapping the galactic bar in the Milky Way  SCIENCE DAILY · 6 days
The first direct measurement of the bar-shaped collection of stars at the centre of our Milky Way galaxy has been made by combining data from the Gaia mission... more
Gaia starts mapping our galaxy’s bar  ESA · 6 days
The first direct measurement of the bar-shaped collection of stars at the centre of our Milky Way galaxy has been made by combining data... more
Discovering exoplanets with gravitational waves  PHYS.ORG · 2 weeks
In a recent paper in Nature Astronomy, researchers from the Max Planck Institute for Gravitational Physics (Albert Einstein Institute/AEI) in Potsdam and from the French Alternative Energies and Atomic Energy Commission (CEA) in Saclay, Paris suggest how the... more
Astronomers Have Decoded a Weird Signal Coming from a Strange, 3-Body Star System  LIVE SCIENCE · 4 weeks
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 · 4 weeks
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
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