Milky Way wormholes could be 'galactic transport system'
Milky Way wormholes could be 'galactic transport system'

Researchers have recently revealed that Milky Way galaxy could be huge wormhole and galactic transport system in theory.

Newly developed map reveals mysterious molecules that affect starlight in Earth's galaxy
Newly developed map reveals mysterious molecules that affect starlight in Earth's galaxy

Astronomers have recently developed a new map of mysterious molecules in Earth's galaxy that has provided a deeper insight into a century-old puzzle.

Andromeda galaxy had more violent history than Milky Way
Andromeda galaxy had more violent history than Milky Way

A new study has revealed that Andromeda had more violent history, as scientists found a more disordered stellar population than our Milky Way, suggesting that it may have been bombarded by smaller galaxies.

NASA's Chandra detects largest X-ray flare from Milky Way's black hole

NASA's Chandra has made the groundbreaking detection of the largest X-ray flare ever detected from the supermassive black hole at the center of the Milky Way galaxy.

Milky Way drove core winds at 2 million miles per hour post 'titanic eruption' millions of years ago
Milky Way drove core winds at 2 million miles per hour post 'titanic eruption' millions of years ago

NASA's Hubble Space Telescope has found that the heart of our Milky Way galaxy underwent a titanic eruption, driving gases and other material outward at 2 million miles per hour 2 million years ago.

Researchers detect possible signal from dark matter
Researchers detect possible signal from dark matter

By analysing X-rays emitted by two celestial objects, scientists have detected an unusual signal that could be of a particle of dark matter, offering hope for a tangible evidence for the existence of dark matter in the universe. 

Newly discovered galaxy may shed light on how galaxies developed in early Universe
Newly discovered galaxy may shed light on how galaxies developed in early Universe

Astronomers have discovered a very rare type of galaxy that might provide valuable insights on how galaxies developed during the early days of the Universe.

Black hole producing mysterious particles: NASA
Black hole producing mysterious particles: NASA

 The giant black hole at the center of the Milky Way may be producing mysterious particles called neutrinos, say NASA scientists.

Scientists find galaxy that gives birth to 500 times more suns than Milky Way annually
Scientists find galaxy that gives birth to 500 times more suns than Milky Way annually

Astronomers have discovered a galaxy hat gives birth annually to 500 times the number of suns as the Milky Way galaxy.

NASA's Hubble spots distant galaxy 13bn light-years away
NASA's Hubble spots distant galaxy 13bn light-years away

NASA's Hubble Space Telescope has recently spotted a diminutive object that is estimated to be over 13 billion light-years away; this is supposed to be one of the farthest, faintest, and smallest galaxies ever seen.

Milky Way shuts down star formation in neighbouring dwarf galaxies
Milky Way shuts down star formation in neighbouring dwarf galaxies

New radio observations have revealed that within a well-defined boundary around our galaxy, dwarf galaxies are completely devoid of hydrogen gas because of the Milky Way.

First 'Uranus-like' planet discovered in another solar system
First 'Uranus-like' planet discovered in another solar system

 Astronomers recently found an "ice giant" planet in another solar system 25,000 light-years away that resembles like Earth's Uranus for the first time ever.

Dark matter may be half than earlier believed
Dark matter may be half than earlier believed

Scientists have revealed that new measurement of dark matter in the Milky Way suggests that there is half as much of the mysterious substance as previously thought.

Dark matter in Milky Way half of what we thought
Dark matter in Milky Way half of what we thought

A new measurement of dark matter in the Milky Way has revealed there is half as much of the mysterious substance as previously thought.

Aliens out there but too far to contact: Scientist

Earth is one of some 40 billion potentially habitable worlds in the galaxy -- with about one new life-friendly planet forming every year, a study has revealed, adding that our Milky Way may be home to some 3,000 extra-terrestrial civilisations.

Milky Way galaxy expanded by devouring smaller counterparts
Milky Way galaxy expanded by devouring smaller counterparts

A new study has revealed that massive galaxies have stopped making their own stars and are instead "eating" nearby galaxies and our Milky Way galaxy has grown by doing the same.

Our Milky Way set to 'cannibalise' smaller galaxies

Massive galaxies in the universe have stopped making new stars and are instead gulping down nearby galaxies, according to new research.

Astronomers discover a rare black hole in Cigar Galaxy
Astronomers discover a rare black hole in Cigar Galaxy

Pooja Bhula tells you about what makes the black hole discovered in Cigar Galaxy interesting and some fun facts about the this astronomical phenomenon

Milky Way part of newly identified galactic super cluster
Milky Way part of newly identified galactic super cluster

A team of astronomers has demonstrated that our own galaxy, the Milky Way, is part of a newly identified ginormous super cluster of galaxies, dubbed as "Laniakea", meaning "immense heaven" in Hawaiian.

Milky Way is way smaller than thought

The Milky Way is lighter than astronomers previously thought, according to new research that weighed up our galaxy precisely for the first time.