Satellite Galaxies

The Milky Way’s Stolen Globular Clusters

Modern astronomy holds that all major galaxies (with the Milky Way as no exception) are the accumulation of numerous small…

4 months ago

Galactic Stripping Mystery Uncovered

It's what you might call a case of galactic homicide (or "galacticide"). All over the known Universe, satellite galaxies are…

7 years ago

Newly Discovered Satellite Galaxies: Another Blow Against Dark Matter?

[/caption] A group of astronomers have discovered a vast structure of satellite galaxies and clusters of stars surrounding our Milky…

12 years ago

Are The Milky Way’s First Stars Responsible For Destroying Its Satellite Galaxies?

About a decade ago, standard cosmological models encountered a slight problem when applied to the Milky Way... missing satellite galaxies.…

12 years ago