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Meet Our Neighbour, The Local Void. Gaze Into It, Puny Humans.

Our planet is part of the larger structure of the Solar System, shaped and made stable by the force of…

3 years ago

Check out this Amazing Picture of the Triangulum Galaxy by Hubble.

To the unaided eye, the Triangulum Galaxy is just a smudge in the night sky. But it's a smudge that…

4 years ago

What are Magellanic Clouds?

Beyond the Milky Way Galaxy lies the Small and Large Magellanic Clouds, two bundles of stars and dust that orbit…

6 years ago

What Are Cosmic Voids?

We talked about the biggest structures in the Universe, but what about the opposite? The biggest empty spaces in the…

6 years ago

What Is The Biggest Thing in The Universe?

Think big. Really big. Like, cosmic big. How big can things in the Universe get? Is a galaxy big? What…

8 years ago

10 Interesting Facts About the Milky Way

The Milky Way Galaxy is an immense and very interesting place. Not only does it measure some 120,000–180,000 light-years in…

8 years ago

How Giant Galaxies Bind The Milky Way’s Neighborhood With Gravity

Is it stretching it too far to think of a Lord of the Rings-esque "Entmoot" when reading the phrase "Council…

9 years ago

Where is Earth Located?

You've probably heard the saying “everything’s relative”. When you consider our place in the Universe, everything really is relative. I’m…

9 years ago