Gas Clouds

Water’s Epic Journey to Earth Began Before the Sun Formed

The origins of Earth's water is a complicated mystery that scientists have been untangling for decades. Life is impossible without…

1 year ago

A Single Filament of Gas Has Been Discovered That Stretches 50 Million Light-Years

Minute vibrating strings found in string theory are not the only ones that are of interest to physicists.  The Standard…

3 years ago

The Milky Way is Already Starting to Digest the Magellanic Clouds, Starting With Their Protective Halos of Hot Gas

Massive galaxies like our Milky Way gain mass by absorbing smaller galaxies. The Large Magellanic Cloud and the Small Magellanic…

4 years ago

The First Stars Formed Very Quickly

Based on a new study, it is possible that the first stars in our Universe formed about 1 billion years…

5 years ago

Pulled Apart By Black Hole Heart

If you thought all was reasonably quiet at the center of the Milky Way, you'd be wrong. Of course, you…

11 years ago