Astronomers observe chemical fingerprints of ancient supernovae
Astronomers observe chemical fingerprints of ancient supernovae

Astronomers have recently observed chemical fingerprints of ancient supernovae, it has been reported.

Millions of young stars in nearby galaxy found
Millions of young stars in nearby galaxy found

 An international team of astronomers has discovered over a million young stars that are forming in a hot, dusty cloud of molecular gases in a tiny galaxy near our own Milky Way.

'Milky Way may have several planets brimming with life'
'Milky Way may have several planets brimming with life'

After analysing satellite data, an international team of researchers have calculated the probability for the number of stars in the Milky Way that might have planets in the habitable zone.

Star leaving Milky Way at record speeds detected
Star leaving Milky Way at record speeds detected

Astronomers have identified the fastest ever star on an escape trajectory from the Milky Way - travelling at a record breaking speed of 1,200 km per second.

Milky Way may be 50 percent larger, ripplier than previously believed
Milky Way may be 50 percent larger, ripplier than previously believed

A new study has revealed that Milky Way galaxy may be 50 percent larger than commonly estimated as its galactic disk is contoured into several concentric ripples.

Fastest unbound star in our galaxy found
Fastest unbound star in our galaxy found

Astronomers from the Queen's University Belfast have discovered fastest unbound star in our galaxy.

Scientists discover 9 new dwarf galaxies orbiting Milky Way
Scientists discover 9 new dwarf galaxies orbiting Milky Way

Scientists have identified nine new dwarf galaxies, which is the largest number ever found at once, in orbit around the Milky Way.

Astronomers observe wayward star cluster in Milky Way's 'suburbs'
Astronomers observe wayward star cluster in Milky Way's 'suburbs'

Astronomers have recently observed star cluster in Milky Way's suburbs that seems oddly out of place.

Why do some galaxies 'burst'
Why do some galaxies 'burst'

 To help understand why some galaxies “burst” while others do not, an international team of astronomers have dissected a cluster of star-forming clouds at the heart of NGC 253, one of the nearest starburst galaxies to the Milky Way.

Astronomers observe birth of multiple star system for first time ever
Astronomers observe birth of multiple star system for first time ever

Astronomers have recently observed a multiple star system in the process of formation at the earliest stage for the time ever.

Dark matter present in Milky Way, confirm scientists
Dark matter present in Milky Way, confirm scientists

In a pioneering find, a team of scientists has obtained a direct observational proof of the presence of dark matter in the innermost part the Milky Way, including at the Earth's location and in our own "cosmic neighbourhood".

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.