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Mar 21, 2019
NASA's Fermi spots pulsar zipping through space at 4 million kilometres an hourPulsars are super dense, rapidly spinning neutron stars left behind when a massive star explodes.
Mar 12, 2019
Our Milky Way galaxy weighs 1.5 trillion solar masses, Hubble & Gaia estimateThe new mass estimate puts our galaxy on the beefier side compared to other galaxies in the universe.
Feb 11, 2019
Two neighbouring galaxies are coming at our Milky Way in 4.5 billion yearsESA's Gaia telescope helped astronomers piece together data about the 3-way cosmic collision.
Feb 06, 2019
Scientists release 3D map of the Milky Way showing the galaxy to be warpedScientists in China and Australia released an updated 3D map of the Milky Way on Tuesday.
Jan 10, 2019
Scientists discover mysterious repeating radio waves from deep outside Milky WayCould these radio waves be a message from an alien civilisation that is far, far away?
Jan 09, 2019
Milky way collision with nearby galaxy could wake up sleeping black hole in its centreThe collision with the Large Magellanic Cloud is 'long overdue' & needed to make our galaxy typical: Study.
Nov 23, 2018
Light and dust play a crucial role in the formation of life in galaxies: StudyNew stars produce a counter-pressure to their own gravity that slows down star formation.
Nov 21, 2018
Why the dark matter storm hurtling through our galaxy is more exciting than scaryThe storm isn't a threat to Earth & could be more cause to party than panic (if you're a physicist).
Nov 15, 2018
ESA's Gaia spots an unusual 'ghost' galaxy lurking at the edge of the Milky WayThe 'dwarf' galaxy Antlia 2 appears to be getting progressively shredded by our Milky Way.
Nov 01, 2018
Milky Way and its iconic halo forged by a cosmic collision 10 billion years agoThe merger with a galaxy quarter its size created the Milky Way's halo of stars & thick disk.