spiral galaxies

Feast Your Eyes on 19 Face-On Spiral Galaxies Seen by Webb

If you're fascinated by Nature, these images of spiral galaxies won't help you escape your fascination. These images show incredible…

3 months ago

There Aren’t Many Galaxies Like The Milky Way Nearby. Now We Know Why

The Milky Way is a barred spiral galaxy, maybe even a grand design spiral galaxy. We can't be sure from…

5 months ago

What Does the Milky Way Look Like?

A team from the Chinese Academy of Science (CAS) has revealed a new picture of the Milky Way's morphology.

12 months ago

Gaze Into the Heart of a Grand Spiral Galaxy

Here’s Hubble doing what Hubble does best. Some of the Hubble Space Telescope’s most famous and stunning images are of…

2 years ago

Galaxies Like the Milky Way are the Best for Life

A new study indicates that, contrary to what has been previously argued, galaxies like our own may be the most…

4 years ago

You’re Looking at Spiral Galaxies, Already Forming When the Universe was Just a Baby

The ALPINE survey recently observed 118 galaxies dated to just 1-1.5 billion years ago, and found that the early galaxies…

4 years ago

Perfect Example of a Barred Spiral Galaxy, Seen Face On. This is What Our Milky Way Might Look Like

The Hubble Space Telescope has given us a beautiful image of the barred spiral galaxy NGC 7773. This is a…

5 years ago

Why Do Galaxies Have Arms?

Spiral galaxies get their name because of their beautiful spiral shape and iconic arms. But why do galaxies have these…

10 years ago

‘Green Valley’ Of Galaxies Shows Off Gas And Star Formation

We keep saying this: the universe is more complex than it appears. Conventional thinking in galaxy research postulates that spiral galaxies…

10 years ago

How To Crowdsource Astronomy Without People Messing It Up

Maybe it's because Jurassic Park is in theaters again, but we at Universe Today sometimes worry about how one person…

11 years ago