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Hubble spies curious galaxy moving a little closer  PHYS.ORG · 1 day
This Hubble image stars Messier 90, a beautiful spiral galaxy located roughly 60 million light-years from the Milky Way in the constellation of Virgo (the Virgin). The galaxy is part of the... more
Chemistry of stars sheds new light on the Gaia Sausage  SCIENCE DAILY · 2 days
Chemical traces in the atmospheres of stars are being used to uncover new information about a galaxy, known as the Gaia Sausage, which was involved in a major... more
Chemistry of stars sheds new light on the Gaia Sausage  PHYS.ORG · 2 days
Chemical traces in the atmospheres of stars are being used to uncover new information about a galaxy, known as the Gaia Sausage, which was involved in a major... more
Why Are Two Stars in Our Galaxy Suddenly Acting Very Strange?  LIVE SCIENCE · 3 days
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
'Finding Our Place in the Universe' Details Quest for Earth's Supercluster: Author Q&A  SPACE.COM · 4 days
The newly translated book "Finding Our Place in the Universe" details how scientists discovered the vast supercluster of galaxies that contains the... more
A massive collision in the Milky Way's past  PHYS.ORG · 5 days
Our Milky Way galaxy has probably collided or otherwise interacted with other galaxies during its lifetime; such interactions are common cosmic occurrences. Astronomers can deduce the history of mass accretion onto the... more
Something Strange Punched a Hole in the Milky Way. But What Exactly Is It?  SPACE.COM · 1 week
We can't see it. It might not be made of normal matter. Our telescopes haven't directly detected it at all.... more
Something Strange Punched a Hole in the Milky Way. But What Exactly Is It?  LIVE SCIENCE · 1 week
We can't see it. It might not be made of normal matter. Our telescopes haven't directly detected it at all.... more
Galaxies Collide! Burst of Star Formation in Milky Way Likely Came from Cosmic Crash  SPACE.COM · 2 weeks
A galactic merger in our Milky Way galaxy likely produced a star "baby boom" billions of years ago, according to... more
Suppressed star formation in the early universe  PHYS.ORG · 2 weeks
Massive clusters of galaxies, some with more mass than a hundred Milky Way galaxies, have been detected from cosmic epochs as early as about three billion years after the big bang. Their ongoing star... more
Mysterious 'Sub-Neptunes' Are Probably Water Worlds  SPACE.COM · 2 weeks
Water worlds that each possess thousands of times more water than Earth does may be more common than Earth-like rocky planets in the Milky Way galaxy, a new study finds. more
Star formation burst in the Milky Way 2–3 million years ago  PHYS.ORG · 2 weeks
A team led by researchers of the Institute of Cosmos Sciences of the University of Barcelona (ICCUB, UB-IEEC) and the Besançon Astronomical Observatory have analyzed data... more
Star formation burst in the Milky Way 2-3 million years ago  SCIENCE DAILY · 2 weeks
Researchers have found, analyzing data from the Gaia satellite, that a strong star formation burst occurred in the Milky Way about two and three thousand million... more
Star formation burst in the Milky Way 2-3 billion years ago  SCIENCE DAILY · 2 weeks
Researchers have found, analyzing data from the Gaia satellite, that a strong star formation burst occurred in the Milky Way about 2 to 3 billion years... more
As Gaia Maps Our Galaxy, This Telescope Keeps an Eye on the Spacecraft  SPACE.COM · 3 weeks
Europe's star-mapping spacecraft, Gaia, streaks across the Milky Way in a new image captured by a ground telescope. The image will help... more
This Awesome Spiral Galaxy View from Hubble May Help Demystify Black Holes  SPACE.COM · 3 weeks
NASA and the European Space Agency's long-running Hubble Space Telescope just produced an amazing close-up of a spiral galaxy, similar to our own Milky... more
Pinpointing Gaia to Map the Milky Way  ASTRO WATCH · 3 weeks
This image, a composite of several observations captured by ESO’s VLT Survey Telescope (VST), shows the ESA spacecraft Gaia as a faint... more
Star with Strange Chemistry is from Out of Town  ASTRO WATCH · 3 weeks
Using the High Dispersion Spectrograph on the Subaru Telescope, astronomers have discovered a star in the Milky Way... more
Pinpointing Gaia to map the Milky Way  SCIENCE DAILY · 3 weeks
This image, a composite of several observations captured by ESO's VLT Survey Telescope (VST), shows the ESA spacecraft Gaia as a faint trail of dots across the lower half of the star-filled field of... more
Milky Way star with strange chemistry is from dwarf galaxy  SCIENCE DAILY · 4 weeks
Astronomers have discovered a star in the Milky Way Galaxy with a chemical composition unlike any other star in our Galaxy. This chemical composition has been seen in... more
Chemical evidence shows how a dwarf galaxy contributes to growth of the Milky Way  PHYS.ORG · 4 weeks
Small stellar systems like dwarf galaxies are thought to be the main building blocks of the Milky Way. However, it... more
Gaia’s First Asteroid Discoveries  ASTRO WATCH · 4 weeks
While scanning the sky to chart a billion stars in our Milky Way galaxy, ESA’s Gaia satellite is also sensitive to celestial bodies closer to home, and regularly... more
Gaia's first asteroid discoveries  PHYS.ORG · 4 weeks
While scanning the sky to chart a billion stars in our Milky Way galaxy, ESA's Gaia satellite is also sensitive to celestial bodies closer to home, and regularly observes asteroids in our solar system. more
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