Milky Way Galaxy Collision

The Disk of the Milky Way is Warped Because it Already Collided With Another Galaxy

Using data from the second Gaia data release, a team of astronomers has demonstrated that the "warp" in our galaxy…

5 months ago

What Did the Early Milky Way Look Like?

In the very early days of our Universe, just over 13 billion years ago, there was very little structure. There…

1 year ago

Thanks to Gaia, We Now Know Exactly When We’ll be Colliding with Andromeda

Astronomers have known for some time that the Milky Way and the Andromeda galaxies will collide on some future date.…

1 year ago

Milky Way Shakes, Rattles and Rolls…

For decades astronomers have puzzled over the many details concerning the formation of the Milky Way Galaxy. Now a group…

7 years ago

What is the Milky Way?

When you look up at the night sky, assuming conditions are just right, you might just catch a glimpse of…

7 years ago