Scientists Discover Huge, Mysterious Radio Structures at the Heart of the Milky Way
"These enormous bubbles have until now been hidden by the glare of extremely bright radio emission from the center of the galaxy."
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 became 75 times brighter in just two hours.
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.
Astronomers Finally Tracked the Source of a Mysterious Radio Burst From Space
“This is the big breakthrough that the field has been waiting for since astronomers discovered fast radio bursts in 2007.”
Review Units of Samsung's Folding Smartphone Have Broken Almost Immediately
The Samsung Galaxy Fold costs $1,980, but multiple reviewers say theirs has broken after just a day of use.
This Runaway ‘Hypervelocity’ Star Was Catapulted from the Milky Way’s Disk
“This discovery dramatically changes our view on the origin of fast-moving stars.”
Hubble Captures Image of Galaxies Colliding 230 Million Light Years Away
The picture is a preview of the impending collision between the Milky Way and Andromeda galaxies in four billion years.
Rare Sighting of Two Rogue Planets That Do Not Orbit Stars
There may be more starless planets than stars in the Milky Way.
It's Time to End the Yearly Smartphone Launch Event
Samsung announced the Galaxy Note 9. But as we reach peak smartphone, there's less-and-less that distinguishes one phone from the other.
You Are Part Extragalactic, Study Says
Supercomputer simulations of galaxy evolution estimate how much of the Milky Way was born beyond its borders.
The Milky Way Stole Some of Its Outer Stars from Another Galaxy
"The star streams that have been mapped so far are like creeks compared to the giant river of stars we predict will be observed eventually.”
Milky Way and Andromeda Galaxies Apparently Launch ‘Spitballs’ at Each Other
"A single shredded star can form hundreds of these planet-mass objects.”