galaxy merger

Planets Could Travel Along with Rogue ‘Hypervelocity’ Stars, Spreading Life Throughout the Universe

In a series of new studies, Harvard astronomers show that hypervelocity stars are common in our Universe and could be…

8 years ago

Black Holes, Fermi Bubbles and the Milky Way

Deep at the heart of our galaxy lurks a black hole. This isn't exciting news, but neither is it a…

10 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…

10 years ago

Galactic Archaeology: NGC 5907 – The Dragon Clash

[/caption] The sprawling northern constellation of Draco is home to a monumental galactic merger which left a singular spectacle -…

11 years ago

Galaxy Bets On A Pair Of Black Holes

[/caption] About 160 million light years away in the constellation of Hydra, spiral galaxy NGC 3393 has been keeping a…

11 years ago