Milky Way

tech-science

Our Galaxy's Black Hole Suddenly Lit Up and Nobody Knows Why

In May, the supermassive black hole at the core of the Milky Way become 75 times brighter in just two hours.
Becky Ferreira
8.13.19
tech-science

Scientists Just Uncovered Wild Details About How Our Modern Galaxy Formed

The European Gaia spacecraft unveils new details about a cataclysmic collision in our galaxy’s distant past.
Becky Ferreira
7.23.19
tech-science

A Newly Discovered Type of Galaxy Keeps Producing Stars as It Dies

'Cold quasars' offer an unprecedented look at the transition between active star-forming galaxies and dead galactic bodies.
Becky Ferreira
6.13.19
WTF

This Guy Hoards Limited Edition Chocolate Bars from the 90s

Spice Girls chocolate bar, anyone?
Daisy Meager
5.10.17
Film

A 4K Timelapse Shows the Harmony of the Universe

Filmmaker Kai Gradert’s incredible 4K timelapse short aims at showing the more predictable side of our observable solar system.
Nathaniel Ainley
6.30.16
Art

Glass Artist Hangs the Helix Nebula in El Paso

Michele R Gutlove and her design firm, Studio GH, suspend a dying star system in the Irving Schwartz Public Library.
Nathaniel Ainley
3.8.16
Art

Light Pollution Is No Match for the Milky Way in These Stunning Timelapses

LA filmmakers Gavin Heffernan and Harun Mehmedinovic ask: What would a sky without stars look like?
Becky Chung
4.16.15
Art

40-Foot Sculpture Reflects New Mexico Stars

Otto Rigan's 11,000 pound, 40-foot-tall steel sculpture greets visitors of Spaceport America.
Becky Chung
3.26.15
Music

Why Can't I Stop Laughing at This Lenny Kravitz Parody Video?

"Weird Al" Yankovic skipped parodying "Fly Away" back in 1998, so avid YouTuber Neil Cicierega has taken a stab it now. In 2014. It's mainly focused on Kravitz's obsession with dragonflies and Milky Way bars.
Mike Pearl
11.20.14
Art

DIY: 3 Tips For Photographing The Milky Way

Timelapse photography pro, Michael Shainblum, offers tips on how to take photos of the cosmos.
The Creators Project
6.18.14