Astronomy, milky way, Stars
1 Feb , 2018 by Matt Williams
Thanks to a new study by a team of Spanish researchers, the oldest star in the Milky Way may have finally been discovered
12 Dec , 2017 by Matt Williams
An international team of astronomers has created the largest map of the movements of galaxies within our Supercluster to date.
27 Oct , 2017 by Matt Williams
Thanks to a new study by an international team of astronomers, we now have the tools we need to map the far side of our galaxy.
Astronomy, milky way
4 Oct , 2017 by Matt Williams
Researchers from the Harvard Smithsonian Center for Astrophysics have devised a new way to measure the mass of our galaxy – using hypervelocity stars!
8 Sep , 2017 by Matt Williams
A team of Chinese astronomers has just discovered two new hypervelocity stars, a rare type of star that is still a mystery to astronomers
18 Jul , 2017 by Matt Williams
According to a new study using data from the SDSS, ripples in the Milky Way’s disk may be indications of “ancient impacts” with other galaxies.
Astronomy, Cosmology, Science
8 Jun , 2017 by Evan Gough
A presentation at the June 6th AAS meeting confirms that our galaxy is inside an enormous cosmic void, the largest one ever discovered.
14 Feb , 2017 by Matt Williams
Using the initial data released by the Gaia observatory, a team of Canadian astrophysicists have produced refined estimates on the distance between our Sun and the center of the galaxy.
Astronomy, Guide to Space
30 Jan , 2017 by Tammy Plotner
Located in the Triangulum constellation, about 3 million light-years from Earth, is the Triangulum Galaxy (aka. Messier 33).
12 Jan , 2017 by Matt Williams
A new study produced by astronomers from Harvard-Smithsonian Center for Astrophysics shows how some of the most distant stars in the Milky Way were actually stolen from a neighboring galaxy.
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