Galaxy

SmartPhones

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.
Matthew Gault
4.17.19
Runaway Stars

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.”
Becky Ferreira
3.14.19
galaxies

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.
Becky Ferreira
3.11.19
rogue planets

Rare Sighting of Two Rogue Planets That Do Not Orbit Stars

There may be more starless planets than stars in the Milky Way.
Becky Ferreira
11.9.18
SmartPhones

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.
Owen Williams
8.10.18
whoa, dude!

You Are Part Extragalactic, Study Says

Supercomputer simulations of galaxy evolution estimate how much of the Milky Way was born beyond its borders.
Becky Ferreira
7.27.17
Space

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.”
Becky Ferreira
1.15.17
Space

Milky Way and Andromeda Galaxies Apparently Launch ‘Spitballs’ at Each Other

"A single shredded star can form hundreds of these planet-mass objects.”
Becky Ferreira
1.8.17
nasa

There's a Giant Cloud on a Collision Course With the Milky Way

At 11,000 light years long and 2,500 light years wide, Smith’s Cloud is not your average ball of vapor.
Becky Ferreira
10.9.16
Space

Mystery X-Ray Signal Probably Not Dark Matter After All

Just some nefarious sulfur ions, it turns out.
Michael Byrne
9.5.16
Art

TeamLab's 'Crystal Universe' Looks Even Better in Person

Check out new footage of teamLab’s immersive LED hall of mirrors.
Nathaniel Ainley
8.7.16
Art

A 6,000-Person Tour of the Orion Nebula Lands in Brooklyn

'The Hubble Cantata' offers a unique performance combining virtual reality, science, and classical music.
Francesca Capossela
7.25.16
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