Andromeda

Thanks to Gaia, We Now Know Exactly When We’ll be Colliding with Andromeda

Astronomers have known for some time that the Milky Way and the Andromeda galaxies will collide on some future date.…

2 years ago

What Is The Interplanetary Transport Network?

Sure, if you've got lots of energy, you can zip around the Solar System. But if you’ve got time and…

4 years ago

The Andromeda Constellation

In the 2nd century CE, Greek-Egyptian astronomer Claudius Ptolemaeus (aka. Ptolemy) compiled a list of the then-known 48 constellations. His…

5 years ago

How Do Galaxies Die?

Everything eventually dies, even galaxies. So how does that happen? Time to come to grips with our galactic mortality. Not…

5 years ago

Weekly Space Hangout – May 15, 2015: Finding, Studying and Visiting Other Worlds!

Host: Fraser Cain (@fcain) Guests: Jolene Creighton (@jolene723 / fromquarkstoquasars.com) Brian Koberlein (@briankoberlein / briankoberlein.com) Dave Dickinson (@astroguyz / www.astroguyz.com)…

5 years ago

How Far Back Are We Looking in Time?

When we look out into space, we're also looking back into time. Just how far back can we see? The…

6 years ago

Could the Milky Way Become a Quasar?

There's a supermassive black hole in the center of our Milky Way galaxy. Could this black hole become a Quasar?…

6 years ago

Why Is Andromeda Coming Towards Us?

I don’t want to freak you out, but you should be aware that there’s a gigantic galaxy with twice our…

6 years ago

Weekly Space Hangout – Jan 9, 2015: Andy Weir of “The Martian”

Host: Fraser Cain (@fcain) Special Guest: Andy Weir , author of "The Martian" Andy was first hired as a programmer…

6 years ago

New Signal May Be Evidence of Dark Matter, Say Researchers

Dark matter is the architect of large-scale cosmic structure and the engine behind proper rotation of galaxies. It's an indispensable part…

6 years ago