Recent findings have revealed that some stars in the Milky Way could be harbouring carbon super earths -- gigantic planets completely bereft of life but potentially holding billions of tonnes of diamond.
The Sagittarius dwarf galaxy used to be one of the brightest of the Milky Way satellites.
NASA`s powerful Hubble Space Telescope has spotted a number of young dwarf galaxies brimming with star formation.
A super massive black hole at the centre of the Milky Way is gradually destroying entire worlds on a daily basis, a new study has claimed.
The space between stars in the Milky Way is filled with continuously swirling and churning gas.
Astronomers have discovered a pair of supermassive black holes in a spiral galaxy similar to the Milky Way, NASA said
After almost ten years of work, researchers have drawn up a new radio atlas of the Milky Way.
Thanks to massive clouds of ionized gas, the Milky Way will have the fuel to continue forming stars.
In order to detect distant stars up to a million times fainter than the eye can see, Gaia will carry 106 charge coupled devices (CCDs), advanced versions of chips within standard digital cameras.
NGC 6744, a galaxy about 30 mn light years away from Earth has an uncanny resemblance to Milky Way.
Astronomers in Europe claim to have captured a striking image of a giant Milky Way "clone".
The high resolution, 5000-megapixel image provides a 360-degree view of the Milky Way.
Scientists estimated that there are at least 50 billion planets in the Milky Way.
The new "Aquarius Stream" is named after the constellation of Aquarius in which it resides.
There are a mind-blowing 300 sextillion of stars, or 3 times as many as previously calculated.
Andromeda - the nearest spiral galaxy to the Milky Way- was born when two smaller galaxies collided.
A new study has revealed that black holes a few times the mass of sun may not exist to begin with.
The NASA’s Space Telescope has discovered a previously unseen structure centered in the Milky Way.
Physicists have discovered evidence of "natural nuclear accelerators" at work in Milky Way galaxy.
Scientists involved in NASA`s Kepler Mission have reportedly discovered more than 700 new planets.
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