Last Updated: Wednesday, June 12, 2013, 16:26
The bulk of material between the stars in our Milky Way galaxy-the cool hydrogen gas from which stars spring-is nearly impossible to find.
Last Updated: Thursday, June 06, 2013, 11:13
Using NASA`s Spitzer Space Telescope, astronomers have found blooming stars in our Milky Way galaxy`s more barren territories, far from its crowded core.
Last Updated: Tuesday, June 04, 2013, 17:55
Our home in the Milky Way galaxy could be much larger than previously thought, a new study suggests.
Last Updated: Sunday, May 19, 2013, 12:07
Astronomers have found the farthest known solar twin in the Milky Way Galaxy-CoRoT Sol 1, which has about the same mass and chemical composition as the Sun.
Last Updated: Wednesday, May 08, 2013, 10:28
Using ESA`s Herschel space observatory , astronomers have made detailed observations of surprisingly hot molecular gas that may be orbiting or falling towards the supermassive black hole,
Last Updated: Thursday, April 18, 2013, 10:23
Astronomers using Europe`s Herschel Space Observatory have discovered an extremely distant galaxy making stars more than 2000 times faster than our own Milky Way.
Last Updated: Thursday, April 04, 2013, 14:07
Scientists have proposed a new method for finding Earth-like planets in our Milky Way galaxy and they anticipate that their number may be up to a whopping 100 billion.
Last Updated: Wednesday, April 03, 2013, 10:24
How spiral galaxies like our Milky Way get and maintain their characteristic arms has proved to be an enduring puzzle in astrophysics .
Last Updated: Sunday, March 31, 2013, 16:42
As many as 2000 black holes kicked away from their homes are now living on the outskirts of our Milky Way galaxy, according to a new study.
Last Updated: Friday, March 29, 2013, 14:10
More than a billion stars in our galaxy can be seen together in detail for the first time in an image captured by astronomers.
Last Updated: Friday, March 08, 2013, 12:59
Astronomers has taken an important step closer to finding the birth certificate of a star that`s been around for a very long time, thanks to NASA`s Hubble Space Telescope.
Last Updated: Thursday, March 07, 2013, 10:22
Astronomers have improved the measurement of the distance to our nearest neighboring galaxy and, in the process, refine an astronomical calculation that helps measure the expansion of the universe.
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