Galaxy Collision

When Galaxies Collide, Black Holes Don’t Always Get the Feast They Were Hoping for

What happens when galaxies collide? Well, if any humans are around in about a billion years, they might find out.…

10 months ago

Ancient Impacts Shaped the Structure of the Milky Way

According to a new study using data from the SDSS, ripples in the Milky Way's disk may be indications of…

4 years ago

Astronomy Cast Ep. 407: Galactic Cannibalism

Last week we talked about stars feasting on other stars. This week, we scale the whole process up a notch,…

6 years ago

Galactic Gong – Milky Way Struck and Still Ringing After 100 Million Years

When galaxies collide, stars are thrown from orbits, spiral arms are stretched and twisted, and now scientists say galaxies ring…

9 years ago

Milky Way Arm Wrestles With Dark Matter

[/caption] For a good number of years, astronomers have hypothesized the Sagittarius Dwarf Galaxy has been loaded up with dark…

10 years ago