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Our Milky Way galaxy's destiny was photographed by a telescope
The destiny of the Milky Way galaxy was captured by the Gemini North telescope in Hawaii, showing the distant fate of our universe.
Precursor molecules for life found at the center of the Mily Way
Spanish researchers have found prebiotic molecules in the Milky Way's Central Molecular Zone, consisting of various nitriles.
'Invisible' black hole the Milky Way found by astronomers, first ever
UC Berkeley astronomers used the Hubble Space Telescope and gravitational lensing to detect a potential free-floating black hole.
Dyson spheres in the Milky Way could be where we find aliens
Ben Zuckerman of UCLA has argued that advanced alien life may be found in the Milky Way on Dyson spheres encircling white dwarfs.
The Milky Way may have four 'malicious extraterrestrial civilizations'
Of the potentially 15,785 civilizations that may inhabit the Milky Way, just over four may be malicious towards others like Earth.
New NASA video shows best-known black holes and their stellar victims
A new video by NASA compares the size and orbital periods of 22 confirmed X-ray binary systems containing confirmed black holes.
Astronomers release first-ever image of our Milky Way's black hole
The Event Horizon Telescope has released the second-ever photo of a black hole, now of Sagittarius A* in the Milky Way galaxy.
Eight 'echoing' black holes have just been found throughout our galaxy
Researchers from MIT have found eight new 'echoing' black holes in binary systems with companion stars, adding to the known two.
Next stage of human civilization now has a timeline, new study shows
A new paper examining when humanity will become a Type I civilization on the Kardashev scale is currently under peer review.
Scientists detect record-breaking 'Bat Signal' laser out in deep space
A team of researchers believes that they have observed one of the brightest megamaser lasers that have ever been recorded.
Three galaxies spotted merging by Hubble in stunning image
The Hubble Space Telescope has captured the IC 2431 triple galaxy merger in the constellation Cancer 681 million light-years away.
Astronomers just found the largest galaxy ever
Researchers from Leiden University have discovered the largest radio galaxy yet at 16.3 million light-years long, named Alcyoneus.
Astronomers snap 'remarkable' image of the Milky Way's heart
Astronomers have snapped a 'remarkable' image of the heart of our Milky Way galaxy, showcasing a supermassive black hole.
Unknown objects at the heart of Milky Way are sending Earth signals
Researchers detected radio waves coming from objects at the center of the Milky Way, and then they mysteriously disappeared.
NASA's new IXPE is finally ready to begin working on its mission
NASA's Imaging X-ray Polarimetry Explorer (IXPE) has begun observing the supernova remnant Cassiopeia A (Cas A) in the Milky Way.
Previously unnoticed black hole found after consuming a star
Researchers from Caltech and the University of Toronto have identified the second-ever tidal disruption event (TDE) using radio.
Watch new star orbit the Milky Way's central supermassive black hole
Using the European Southern Observatory's Very Large Telescope Interferometer, a new star has been found orbiting Sagittarius A*.
The supermassive black hole at the centre of the Milky Way is leaking
The supermassive black hole at the center of the Milky Way has been spiking in activity, creating jets leaking matter and energy.
Strange massive black hole found, experts say there's 'no explanation'
A team of astronomers discovered a strangely massive black hole at the center of a galaxy that is orbiting the Milky Way.
New data shows galaxies accompanying the Milky Way weren't always here
ESA's Gaia mission has released new data, showing galaxies thought to have been orbiting the Milky Way for eons are newcomers.
Massive 'barrier' discovered wrapping around the center of our galaxy
A team of astronomers has discovered a 'barrier' at the center of the Milky Way galaxy. How/why it works currently is unknown.
Planet Nine may have been seen decades ago, suggests astronomer
An astronomer has found what could be evidence of Planet Nine being found decades ago, which may assist astronomers in a search.
First black hole ever discovered outside of our Milky Way galaxy
The European Southern Observatory has posted a video detailing the discovery of the first black hole found outside of our galaxy.
Astronomers make wild discovery, first 'baby' black hole found
Astronomers have detected the very first black hole ever to be found outside of our galaxy, marking a moment in astronomy.
NASA posts wild nebula image, 'one of the most unusual' in our galaxy
NASA's Hubble Space Telescope has posted an image of one of the most unusual nebulas that have been found in our Milky Way galaxy.
Hubble captures wild image of 'space pumpkin' with 'two glowing eyes'
NASA released an image taken by its Hubble Space Telescope of a 'space pumpkin' with 'two glowing eyes' and a crooked smile.
First planet outside of our galaxy may have just been discovered
Astronomers are claiming that they may have just detected the first planet outside of our galaxy - 28 million light-years away.
Harvard professor claims our universe may have been created by aliens
The former head of Harvard's astronomy department has claimed that our universe could have been created by aliens in a lab.
NASA releases jaw-dropping image snapped by the Hubble Space Telescope
NASA has released an absolutely jaw-dropping image of the globular cluster known as Palomar 6. The image was taken by Hubble.
NASA discovered that our Milky Way galaxy has a 'broken' arm
NASA's new study details the discovery of our Milky Way galaxy having a 'broken' arm that stretches a huge 3,000 light-years.
Oldest planet in the Milky Way found, makes Earth look like a child
Astronomers have used NASA's Hubble Space Telescope to locate what is believed to be the oldest planet ever found in the Milky Way.
Scientists discover enormous structure warping around our galaxy
Astronomers have found a massive galactic structure extending around the edge of the Milky Way galaxy, according to a new study.
Weird metallic star moving 2 million miles an hour to leave our galaxy
Researchers published a paper in the Astrophysical Journal Letters that explores a star traveling towards the edge of our galaxy.
A black hole emitted jet, images captured it in unprecedented detail
The Event Horizon Telescope has managed to capture images of a supermassive black hole emitting a jet in unprecedented detail.
Smallest and most massive white dwarf ever seen was just found
Researchers have just located what appears to be the smallest and most massive white dwarf that astronomers have ever seen.
Hubble reveals odd 'see through' galaxy that lacks dark matter 'glue'
NASA's Hubble Space Telescope has shown off a weird galaxy called DF2 that is 'see-through' and seems to lack dark matter.
Scientists show never-before-seen cosmic 'baby bubble' in dramatic pic
Researchers have released a new dramatic image that shows off an incredible cosmic birthplace of stars in never-before-seen detail.
Earliest supermassive black hole 'storm' discovery shatters records
Researchers have located what is now the earliest black hole ever found, dating back to the earliest stages of the universe.
Hubble spots weird galaxy without Dark Matter, confusing scientists
Scientists have become confused with the Hubble Space Telescope's recent discovery of a galaxy that weirdly lacks dark matter.
NASA reveals a stunning image of the chaotic heart of the Milky Way
NASA has released a stunning image taken by the Chanda X-ray Observatory that shows off the chaotic heart of the Milky Way galaxy.
Astronomers just found the most ancient spiral galaxy in the Universe
Researchers have discovered the most ancient spiral galaxy in the Universe, which helps answers a common question in astronomy.
The most energetic light ever found detected, adding to a big mystery
Researchers detected the most energetic light that has ever been found, and it's more energetic than the Large Hadron Collider.
Hubble celebrates Mothers Day with image of space that 'raised' stars
Hubble is celebrating Mothers Day by showing off a region of space that has been responsible for raising millions of stars.
Hubble drops outstanding pic of rare star 70 times bigger than the Sun
In celebration of Hubble's 31st birthday, the space telescope released an image of one of the brightest stars in the Milky Way.
This image of Saturn taken by NASA may be the best one you've seen yet
NASA's Hubble Space Telescope has snapped an incredible image of one of the distant planets in our solar system - Saturn.
This animation shows Earth spinning through space at 1.3 million mph
Here's an animation of how fast Earth is rotating relative to the Sun, Milky Way galaxy and the Cosmic Microwave Background.
Astronomers find a donut shaped galaxy that they've never seen before
Astronomers have spotted a rare galaxy that is shaped like a juicy donut.
Astronomers finally pinpoint the edge of the Milky Way galaxy
Astronomers have determined the exact diameter of our Milky Way galaxy.
Galaxy that formed 300 billion suns found dead by astronomers
Ancient galaxy that was a frenzy sun factory has been found dead by astronomers.
Bizarre new objects found at Milky Way's center, right near black hole
Astronomers have found some bizarre new objects floating around our black hole.