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Washington, Dec. 4 (ANI): Researchers have shown that a young, newly formed star in the Milky Way - formed within the past 100,000 years- underwent such an explosive growth, that it was initially about 100 times brighter than it is now.
Stars move in peanut-shell shaped orbits at center of galaxy Nov 28, 12:00 pm
Washington, Nov 28 (ANI): A new study suggests that the stars probably move in peanut-shell or figure of eight-shaped orbits instead.
Space probe Gaia launched to map a billion stars Nov 27, 12:21 pm
Washington, Nov 27 (ANI): Europe's billion-star surveyor has been launched into space where it will create a highly accurate 3D map of our galaxy.
Evidence of jet in Milky Way's supermassive black hole found Nov 21, 2:03 pm
Washington, Nov 21 (ANI): Astronomers, who have long sought strong evidence that Sagittarius A* (Sgr A*), the supermassive black hole at the center of the Milky Way, is producing a jet of high-energy particles, have finally found it.
Hubble clicks pics of 'mysterious' globular cluster Messier 15 Nov 15, 9:34 am
Washington, Nov. 15 (ANI): The Hubble Space Telescope has clicked the best ever image of the globular cluster Messier 15, a gathering of very old stars that orbits the Milky Way's center.
Hubble reveals first pics of Milky Way galaxy's formative years Nov 15, 8:45 am
Washington, Nov. 15 (ANI): NASA's Hubble Space Telescope has shown how Milky Way looked in it's formative years.
Stars born in different sites differ in weight Nov 10, 10:36 am
Washington, Nov. 10 (ANI): The Herschel Space Observatory has revealed that the star forming sites across the Milky Way are riddled with filaments: tube-like structures of gas and dust that span tens of parsecs [1 parsec = 3.26 light-years] within molecular clouds.
Dartmouth researchers claim there may be no dark energy Nov 8, 1:38 pm
Washington, Nov 8 (ANI): Dartmouth researchers have ruled out a controversial theory, claiming that the accelerating expansion of the universe is an illusion.
One in five Sun-like stars in Milky Way galaxy harbour potentially habitable planets Nov 5, 10:11 am
Washington, Nov. 5 (ANI): Scientists have statistically determined that one in five Sun-like stars in our galaxy have Earth-sized planets that could host life.
Washington, Nov. 1 (ANI): Milky Way may have been swallowing "pills" - clouds of gas with a magnetic wrapper - to keep creating stars for the past eight billion years.
Washington, Nov. 1 (ANI): Astronomers have deduced that sometime during the next 50 years, a supernova occurring in Milky Way galaxy is going to be visible from Earth.
Washington, Nov, 1 (ANI): Astronomers have found that doom may be averted for the Smith Cloud, a gigantic streamer of hydrogen gas that is on a collision course with the Milky Way Galaxy, because of a magnetic field deep in the cloud's interior may protect it during its plunge.
Violent past of Milky Way's giant black hole revealed Oct 26, 9:37 am
Washington, Oct 26 (ANI): NASA's Chandra X-ray Observatory has helped find evidence that the normally dim region very close to the supermassive black hole at the center of the Milky Way Galaxy, flared up with at least two luminous outbursts in the past few hundred years.
Milky Way galaxy 'wobbles' Oct 23, 11:01 am
Washington, Oct. 23 (ANI): An international team of astronomers have discovered that Milky Way galaxy "wobbles."
New 'Milky Way Mission' reality series to send celebs to space Sep 27, 1:06 pm
Washington, Sept. 27 (ANI): Sony Pictures Television and Dutch broadcaster Nederland 1 have announced a new series called 'Milky Way Mission' that will send celebs to space.
3D mapping reveals Milky Way galaxy has peanut-shaped core Sep 13, 10:12 am
Washington, Sept. 13 (ANI): Scientists have produced a detailed three-dimensional map of the stars that form the inner regions of our Milky Way galaxy.
20-year dark matter mystery `unravelled` Sep 11, 7:55 am
Washington, Sept. 11 (ANI): Astronomers believe that they have found the answers to a 20-year debate over how dark matter is distributed in small galaxies.
Washington, August 30 (ANI): Astronomers using NASA's Chandra X-ray Observatory have made a major breakthrough in explaining why material around the giant black hole at the center of the Milky Way Galaxy is extraordinarily faint in X-rays.
Milky Way galaxy lighter than previously presumed Aug 15, 11:48 am
London, August 15 (ANI): Milky Way's dark matter mass suggests that the galaxy weighs just 25 - 33 percent of the amount that was previously estimated, according to a study.
Washington, Aug 9 (ANI): Astronomers have unraveled a 40-year mystery on the origin of the Magellanic Stream, which is a long ribbon of gas stretching nearly halfway around our Milky Way galaxy.
Washington, July 31 (ANI): Astronomers with the Sloan Digital Sky Survey III (SDSS-III) have released a new online public data set featuring 60,000 stars, which could us understand how our Milky Way Galaxy formed.
Quasars over 1000 times brighter than Milky Way stars Jul 25, 4:14 pm
Washington, July 25 (ANI): Powered by massive black holes at the center of most known galaxies, quasars can emit enormous amounts of energy, up to a thousand times the total output of the hundreds of billions of stars in our entire Milky Way.
How stars' ages and their orbits are linked Jul 20, 9:52 am
Washington, July 20 (ANI): Astronomers have tried to show a link between stars' ages and their orbits using the Hubble Space Telescope.
Washington, July 18 (ANI): Recent observations of the galactic center have revealed that parts of the in-falling gas cloud, which was detected in 2011, have already swung past the black hole at the heart of our Milky Way.
Alien probes may have visited our solar system before dawn of man Jul 15, 11:35 am
Washington, July 15 (ANI): Researchers have predicted that an interstellar probe fleet - travelling at 10 percent of speed of light - could survey the entire Milky Way galaxy in 10 million years.
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