They both contain stars but what’s the difference?
Is there such a thing as a ‘galactic habitable zone’?
“It’s not the kind of thing you’d want to spread on a slice of toast!”
This kind of event has only been clearly seen at the centre of a galaxy before, not at the outer edges
Where are the stars in various constellations located?
Analysis of over 800 galaxies shows that there is a relationship between a galaxy’s age and size
One supernova explosion is enough to pack a punch, but can two go off at the same time?
This study revealed that unusual X-ray results of galaxy clusters could be explained by dark matter
Dwarf galaxy J0811+4730 may serve well as a proxy for better understanding the developing chemistry of the young cosmos
The research has thrown a wrench into what we know about how galaxies form
No-nonsense astrophysicist Neil deGrasse Tyson reveals his thoughts on the universe, fears for the American space program and George R. R. Martin – available now!
A research team has discovered new evidence of stars forming in the Milky Way
With all that gas in the galactic nucleus, shouldn’t stars be made faster?
Three detector systems for the Euclid mission, led by the European Space Agency, have been delivered to Europe for the spacecraft’s near-infrared instrument
NASA’s Chandra X-ray Observatory and other telescopes have revealed details about a giant black hole, located some 145 million light years away
Some 290 million years ago, a star much like the Sun wandered too close to the central black hole of its galaxy
Data from NASA’s Swift spacecraft, amongst other telescopes, suggest black holes swallow stellar debris in bursts
The finding was made after recent analysis of data for millions of stars from the Gaia space mission
Across the universe, galaxies are being killed and the question scientists want answered is, what’s killing them?
Astronomers have found that the earliest galaxies have been turning an unusual colour