galactic evolution

We’re in the Milky Way’s Second Life. Star Formation was Shut Down for Billions of Years

According to a new study, the Milky Way Galaxy experienced two periods of star formation, with a two-billion dormancy period…

3 years ago

Facial Recognition Deep Learning Software is Surprisingly Good at Identifying Galaxies Too

An international team of astronomers recently used deep learning to identify patterns in images of galaxies taken by the Hubble…

3 years ago

Hubble Finds a Galaxy with Almost no Dark Matter

Using data from the Hubble Space Telescope and other ground-based observatories, a team of astronomers have found a galaxy that…

3 years ago

The Universe’s Galaxy Population Just Grew Tenfold

New research from a team of UK scientists shows how the early Universe had 10 times more galaxies than previously…

5 years ago

Best Picture Yet Of Milky Way’s Formation 13.5 Billion Years Ago

A new study of the Milky Way galaxy reveals the ages of different parts of the galaxy, and tells the…

5 years ago

Hubble Vision: Galaxy DDO 68 – Young Or Old?

Only astronomers know for sure... Or do they? In this assembly of images taken with Hubble's Advanced Camera for Surveys,…

7 years ago

Nearby Stream of Stars Reveals Past Cosmic Collision

The tangled remains of vast cosmic collisions can be seen across the universe, such as the distant Whirlpool Galaxy’s past…

7 years ago

Pushy Black Holes Stop Elliptical Galaxies From Forming Stars

Contradicting past theories, cold gas has been found in abundance in some elliptical galaxies -- showing that there must be…

7 years ago

The Great Galactic Turn-Off

Are you ready for a new galactic puzzle? Then let's start with some clues. It has been long assumed that…

8 years ago

Stacking Galactic Signals Reveals A Clearer Universe

Very similar to stacking astronomy images to achieve a better picture, researchers from the International Centre for Radio Astronomy Research…

8 years ago