A Galaxy Encounter Violently Disturbed The Milky Way

The spiral-shaped disc of stars and planets is being pulled, twisted and deformed with extreme violence…

Milky Way Family Tree

Galaxies like the Milky Way formed by the merging of smaller progenitor galaxies. …

Hubble Sees Unexplained Brightness From Colossal Explosion

Long ago and far across the universe, an enormous burst of gamma rays unleashed more energy…

Hubble Observes UGC 12588

Observed with the NASA/ESA Hubble Space Telescope, the faint galaxy featured in this image is known…

Black Hole’s Dust Ring May Be Casting Shadows From Heart of a Galaxy

Although astronomers have been studying galaxy IC 5063 for decades, it took a non-scientist to make…

VLA Sky Survey Reveals Newborn Jets In Distant Galaxies

Astronomers using data from the ongoing VLA Sky Survey (VLASS) have found a number of distant…

In The Mysterious Blue Ring Nebula, Scientists See The Fate Of Binary Stars

In 2004, scientists with NASA’s Galaxy Evolution Explorer spotted an object unlike any they’d seen in…

Cosmic Flashes Come In All Different Sizes

On May 24, four European telescopes took part in the global effort to understand mysterious cosmic…

The Orbits Of Ancient Stars Prompt A Rethink On The Milky Way’s Evolution

Theories on how the Milky Way formed are set to be rewritten following discoveries about the…

History Of Temperature Changes In The Universe Revealed

How hot is the Universe today? How hot was it before? Click here…