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Astronomers may have found Milky Way's faintest Satellite Galaxy

Astronomers may have found Milky Way's faintest Satellite Galaxy

Using a 8.2-meter telescope on the summit of Mauna Kea in Hawaii, an international team of researchers has found what could be...

Nov 23 2016, 6:33pm CST

Scientists Make Most Detailed Map of the Milky Way

Scientists Make Most Detailed Map of the Milky Way

The improved map reveals small details including position of hydrogen gas between stars for the first time...

Oct 21 2016, 6:02am CDT

HI4PI Detailed Map of the Milky Way

HI4PI Detailed Map of the Milky Way

Scientists have created a detailed map of the Milky Way using two large fully steerable radio telescopes in Germany and Austra...

Oct 20 2016, 4:15am CDT

Ancient Stars Found in Milky Way's Heart for the First Time

Vista Finds Ancient Stars in Milky Way's Heart for the First Time

Ancient stars called RR Lyrae discovered in the centre of the Milky Way. The discovery suggests they may be the oldest star rem...

Oct 13 2016, 9:14am CDT

Our Corner of the Milky Way Galaxy is Much Bigger than Previously Thought

Our Corner of the Milky Way Galaxy is Much Bigger than Previously Thought

New study reveals that Local Arm where our solar system lies is about four times larger than scientists thought...

Oct 1 2016, 3:55am CDT

Rare Galactic Fossil of Early Milky Way Discovered

Rare Galactic Fossil of Early Milky Way Discovered

It seems that the discovery of the galactic petrified remnant of the early Milky Way has taken place....

Sep 9 2016, 6:49am CDT

Milky Way had a Blowout 6 Million Years Ago

Milky Way had a Blowout 6 Million Years Ago

Six million years ago, Milky Way exploded and it was the time when first human ancestors walked the Earth...

Aug 30 2016, 2:26am CDT

Astronomers find a Dark Milky Way Dragonfly 44

Astronomers find a Dark Milky Way Dragonfly 44

An international team of astronomers has found a massive galaxy -- about the size of the Milky Way -- that consists almost ent...

Aug 28 2016, 2:24am CDT

Young Massive Star Identified in the Milky Way

Young Massive Star Identified in the Milky Way

A team of astronomers has identified a young star, located almost 11,000 light years away, which could help us understand how...

Aug 22 2016, 5:05am CDT

Young Stars are Missing from Milky Way Center, Astronomers Reveal

Young Stars are Missing from Milky Way Center, Astronomers Reveal

An international team of astronomers have found that a large region around the center of our galaxy Milky Way hardly contains y...

Aug 2 2016, 10:07pm CDT

Discovery Sheds New Light on 'missing' Mass of Milky Way

Discovery Sheds New Light on 'missing' Mass of Milky Way

 In a first, a team of astronomers has found that the Milky Way's halo is spinning in the same direction and at comparabl...

Jul 26 2016, 4:18am CDT

How Twitter Helped Solve Milky Way Mystery

How Twitter Helped Solve Milky Way Mystery

Taking help from Twitter, two astronomers have uncovered the strongest evidence yet that an enormous X-shaped structure made o...

Jul 20 2016, 6:48am CDT

Milky Way has an X-Shaped Structure Within its Central Bulge

Milky Way has an X-Shaped Structure Within its Central Bulge

New research effort provides a strong evidence for the existence of an enormous X-shaped structure in our galaxy Milky Way...

Jul 20 2016, 12:51am CDT

80 Percent of Americans Can Not See Milky Way due to Light Pollution

Light Pollution Now Hides Milky Way From 80 Percent of Americans

It appears to be the case that 80 percent of Americans are unable to see the Milky Way due to the effects of light pollution....

Jun 11 2016, 3:42am CDT

One third of humanity cannot see Milky Way due to light pollution: Study

One third of humanity cannot see Milky Way due to light pollution: Study

Washington, June 11 (IANS) The Milky Way is invisible to more than one third of humanity, including 60 per cent of Europeans an...

Jun 11 2016, 12:58am CDT

Scientists Measure the Entire Mass of Milky Way

Scientists Measure the Entire Mass of Milky Way

Research estimates that our galaxy Milky Way contains the same amount of mass as 700 billion suns....

Jun 1 2016, 9:55am CDT

What is the Mass of our Milky Way?

What is the Mass of our Milky Way?

In case you are wondering, this is not about the candy bar....

Jun 1 2016, 7:48am CDT

New Milky Way Map Reveals Distribution of Cold Dense Gas

New Milky Way Map Reveals Distribution of Cold Dense Gas

Astronomers have mapped where cold gas in the Milky Way exists using the Apex telescope....

Feb 24 2016, 12:19pm CST

Astronomers Discover Hundreds of ‘Hidden Galaxies’ Behind Milky Way

Astronomers Discover Hundreds of ‘Hidden Galaxies’ Behind Milky Way

The galaxies located in the Zone of Avoidance shed new light into the mysterious gravitational anomaly dubbed the Great Attract...

Feb 9 2016, 8:59pm CST

Giant Gas Cloud Plummeting Toward the Milky Way

Giant Gas Cloud Plummeting Toward the Milky Way

A huge gas cloud is on a return journey to the Milky Way....

Jan 29 2016, 3:49am CST

Clean Freak is Milky Way’s Neighbour Galaxy

Clean Freak is Milky Way’s Neighbour Galaxy

It has been found that the galaxy lying right next to our Milky Way is a clean freak of sorts. That is because it lacks any dus...

Jan 28 2016, 3:59am CST

 CSIRO’s Compact Array telescope

Our Milky Way May Be Harboring Dark Noodles, Scientists Allege

Scientists have found what they think to be floating structures in the shapes of noodles or hazelnuts in our Milky Way, a pheno...

Jan 26 2016, 5:13am CST

Second Largest Black Hole in Milky Way May Be Discovered

Second Largest Black Hole in Milky Way May Have Been Discovered

The possible intermediate black hole holds the key to understand the evolution of supermassive black holes...

Jan 15 2016, 11:37pm CST

First Age Map of Milky Way Measures Age of 70000 Stars

First Age Map of Milky Way Measures Age of 70000 Stars

The first large age map has been constructed that features the history of the Milky Way....

Jan 9 2016, 1:40am CST

See Runaway Stars that Leave Infrared Waves in Milky Way

See Runaway Stars that Leave Infrared Waves in Milky Way

It is a fact that renegade stars leave their tracks in the form of infrared waves in the depths of outer space....

Jan 7 2016, 7:34am CST

Globular Cluster E3

Space Scientists Investigate Mysterious E3 Globular Cluster In Our Milky Way

A group of Spanish and Italian astronomers have published a paper in the journal Astronomy and Astrophysics which refers to the...

Dec 11 2015, 3:48pm CST

Magnetic Fields Detected at Milky Way’s Giant Black Hole

Magnetic Fields Detected at Milky Way’s Giant Black Hole

The magnetic fields which are a point of no return around Sagittarius A* have been detected....

Dec 4 2015, 7:26am CST

Black hole

EHT Shows Magnetic Fields at Central Black Hole in Our Milky Way

A study published in the journal Science by scientists from the Harvard-Smithsonian Center for Astrophysics – a partnership bet...

Dec 4 2015, 5:34am CST

Hubble Finds Clues to the Formation of Milky Way

Hubble Finds Clues to the Formation of Milky Way

Astronomers detected a population of ancient white dwarfs, the remnants of burned out stars, at the central bulge of our galaxy...

Nov 7 2015, 10:13pm CST

VISTA Telescope Discovers Disc of Young Stars in Milky Way

Astronomers Discover Disc of Young Stars in Milky Way

The new stars are less than 100 million years old, indicating that our galaxy is still producing stars....

Oct 29 2015, 10:44pm CDT

Milky Way Photo with 46 Billion Pixels is World's Largest Astronomical Image

Milky Way Photo with 46 Billion Pixels is World's Largest Astronomical Image

The biggest pic of outer space happens to have a resolution of 46 billion pixels. It is indeed a sight to see in all its mystic...

Oct 22 2015, 7:05am CDT

Over 60 Billion Planets in the Milky Way Could Support Alien Life

Over 60 Billion Planets in the Milky Way Could Support Alien Life

The most fundamental question astronomers and philosophers have asked themselves is: is there life out there? Well, for starter...

Jul 2 2013, 8:41am CDT