5 Jun , 2018 by Matt Williams
According to a new study by a team of astronomers, globular clusters are several billion years younger than previously thought.
26 Apr , 2018 by Matt Williams
Thanks to the second release of Gaia data, we now know the positions, distances and motions of 1.7 billion stars in the Milky Way
1 Mar , 2018 by Matt Williams
A new study by an international team of astronomers has determined that stars in the Milky Way’s halo actually formed in our galaxy and were then kicked out
Astronomy, milky way
27 Feb , 2018 by Matt Williams
An international team of astronomers recently conducted a study of the Milky Way center to determine why it has a comparatively low rate of star formation.
18 Feb , 2018 by Matt Williams
According to a recent study by a French-Chinese collaboration, the Andromeda galaxy (as we know it) is younger than we thought!
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.
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
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