Last Updated: Friday, November 01, 2013, 12:40
Milky Way may have been swallowing "pills" - clouds of gas with a magnetic wrapper - to keep creating stars for the past eight billion years.
Last Updated: Saturday, October 26, 2013, 11:29
NASA`s Chandra X-ray Observatory has helped find evidence that the normally dim region very close to the supermassive black hole at the center of the Milky Way Galaxy, flared up with at least two luminous outbursts in the past few hundred years.
Last Updated: Wednesday, October 23, 2013, 13:01
An international team of astronomers have discovered that Milky Way galaxy "wobbles."
Last Updated: Tuesday, October 22, 2013, 18:07
A new paper describes the observation-based relationships of the structure and supersonic internal motions of molecular clouds where stars form.
Last Updated: Tuesday, October 22, 2013, 13:53
European Space Agency`s billion-star surveyor Gaia, which will map the stars with unprecedented precision, is going to be launched from Europe`s spaceport in Kourou on November 20.
Last Updated: Monday, October 21, 2013, 19:36
The powerful Gaia space telescope designed to create a 3D map of stars in the Milky Way will also detect killer asteroids on a potentially fatal collision course with our planet when it is launched next month.
Last Updated: Friday, September 27, 2013, 15:56
Sony Pictures Television and Dutch broadcaster Nederland 1 have announced a new series called ` Milky Way Mission` that will send celebs to space.
Last Updated: Wednesday, September 11, 2013, 14:52
Astronomers believe that they have found the answers to a 20-year debate over how dark matter is distributed in small galaxies.
Last Updated: Sunday, September 01, 2013, 11:30
Cosmic rays are known to reach energies above 100 billion giga-electron volts (1011 GeV).
Last Updated: Friday, August 30, 2013, 19:42
Astronomers using NASA`s Chandra X-ray Observatory have made a major breakthrough in explaining why material around the giant black hole at the center of the Milky Way Galaxy is extraordinarily faint in X-rays.
Last Updated: Wednesday, August 21, 2013, 15:58
Scientists have found that planets with no parent star can be born freely, outside of an existing solar system - and there are 200 billion of them in our galaxy.
Last Updated: Friday, August 16, 2013, 00:04
We keep hearing about these strange and mysterious objects in space called black holes, but have you ever thought what they actually are? Do they exist in reality or are they just fiction?
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