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Milky Way galaxy expanded by devouring smaller counterparts  Sep 20, 12:56 am
Washington, Sept 20 (ANI): A new study has revealed that massive galaxies have stopped making their own stars and are instead "eating" nearby galaxies and our Milky Way galaxy has grown by doing the same.
New study claims Milky Way weighs half of Andromeda Galaxy  Jul 30, 1:50 pm
Washington, July 30 (ANI): A new study has revealed the method for measuring the mass of galaxies accurately, according to which Milky Way has half the mass of its neighbor Andromeda Galaxy.
Study suggests faint galaxies illuminated early universe  Jul 9, 1:56 pm
Washington, July 9 (ANI): A new study has found that the light from tiny galaxies more than 13 billion years ago played a larger role than previously thought in creating the conditions in the universe as we know it today.
Supermassive black hole blows molecular gas out of galaxy at one million kilometres per hour: Study  Jul 8, 1:03 pm
Sheffield (United Kingdom), July 8 (ANI): New research by academics at the University of Sheffield has solved a long-standing mystery surrounding the evolution of galaxies, deepening our understanding of the future of the Milky Way.
Astrophysicists question map of universe  Jun 12, 12:07 pm
Washington, June 12 (ANI): Astrophysicists have revealed that the accepted model of universe is flawed as the dwarf galaxies that orbit the Milky Way and the Andromeda galaxies does not fit in it.
Newly discovered 715 exoplanets hints at worlds similar to our own  Jun 10, 11:13 am
Washington, June 10 (ANI): A team lead of astronomers at the SETI Institute and NASA Ames Research Center have used data from NASA's Kepler space telescope to uncover 715 new exoplanets.
New galaxy glittering with hundreds of X-rays discovered  Jun 4, 9:13 am
Washington, June 4 (ANI): Researchers observed million seconds of observing time with NASA's Chandra X-ray Observatory and discovered a spiral galaxy similar to the Milky Way glittering with hundreds of X-ray points of light.
Full dark-matter jacket helped failed dwarf galaxy survive galactic collision  May 26, 9:32 am
Washington, May 26 (ANI): Researchers have said that like a bullet wrapped in a full metal jacket, a high-velocity hydrogen cloud hurtling toward the Milky Way appears to be encased in a shell of dark matter.
Hidden star nurseries discovered in the Milky Way  May 14, 9:33 am
Washington, May 14 (ANI): A new research has revealed an unprecedented number of cold dense clumps of gas and dust as the cradles of massive stars, thus providing a complete view of their birthplaces in the Milky Way.
Why 'starbursts' take place when galaxies collide  May 13, 10:20 am
Washington, May 13 (ANI): Researchers have for the first time explained a long standing mystery: why surges of star formation (so called 'starbursts') take place when galaxies collide.
Little gas cloud's fate could reveal much about growth of black holes  Apr 5, 11:01 am
Washington, April 5 (ANI): Researchers have said that the gas cloud that's edging closer to the supermassive black hole at the center of our Milky Way galaxy could reveal much about these entities.
Now, 360 degree view of Milky Way on your fingertips   Mar 21, 10:17 am
Washington, March 21 (ANI): NASA presented a zoomable, 360-degree mosaic of our galaxy at the TEDActive 2014 Conference in Vancouver, Canada.
Milky Way's location among 'Council of Giants' mapped  Mar 12, 9:43 am
Washington, March 12 (ANI): Researchers have found that the Milky Way and Andromeda are encircled by twelve large galaxies arranged in a ring about 24-light-years across.
Dark matter annihilation may be possible  Feb 28, 9:42 am
Washington, Feb. 28 (ANI): Researchers have claimed that gamma-ray photons observed from the center of the Milky Way Galaxy are consistent with the intriguing possibility of dark matter annihilation.
Hubble measures rotation rate of galaxy 170,000 light-years away  Feb 19, 12:07 pm
Washington, Feb 19 (ANI): NASA's Hubble Space Telescope has for the first time helped astronomers precisely measure the rotation rate of a galaxy based on the clock-like movement of its stars.
ESA's billion-star surveyor Gaia coming into focus  Feb 7, 11:41 am
Washington, Feb 7 (ANI): ESA's billion-star surveyor Gaia is slowly being brought into focus.
Scientists reconstruct evolutionary history of Milky Way galaxy  Jan 21, 2:41 pm
Washington, Jan. 21 (ANI): A team of researchers have found a way to reconstruct the evolutionary history of our galaxy, the Milky Way, to a new level of detail.
New class of hypervelocity stars escaping gravitational grasp of Milky Way  Jan 10, 3:13 pm
Washington, Jan 10 (ANI): A team of astronomers has discovered a surprising new class of "hypervelocity stars", which are solitary stars, moving fast enough to escape the gravitational grasp of the Milky Way galaxy.
How normal galaxy in early universe actually looked like  Jan 10, 11:34 am
Washington, Jan 10 (ANI): An astronomer from University of Hawaii at Manoa has obtained the first image that shows the structure of a normal galaxy in the early universe.
NASA's Swift clicks pics of X-ray action at Milky Way's core  Jan 9, 10:41 am
Washington, Jan. 9 (ANI): Recent observations by NASA's Swift spacecraft have provided scientists a unique glimpse into the activity at the center of Milky Way galaxy and led to the discovery of a rare celestial entity which may help them test predictions of Albert Einstein's theory of general relativity.
'Mysterious' gas cloud set to collide with supermassive black hole at Milky Way's core  Jan 9, 10:41 am
Washington, Jan. 9 (ANI): Astronomers have discovered that a mysterious gas cloud about three times the mass of Earth is spiraling towards the supermassive black hole at the Milky Way's core.
Newly discovered small exoplanets may be fluffy  Jan 7, 10:20 am
Washington, Jan. 7 (ANI): During its four-year mission, NASA's Kepler space telescope discovered thousands of "planetary candidates" in our Milky Way galaxy, many of which were found to be covered in gas.
Exoplanets may be blanketed with clouds  Jan 1, 9:17 am
Washington, Jan. 1 (ANI): Scientists using NASA's Hubble Space Telescope have found that the atmospheres of two of the most common type of planets in the Milky Way galaxy may be blanketed with clouds.
Why some stars are bigger than others  Dec 21, 11:50 am
Washington, Dec. 21 (ANI): Astronomers have used the Atacama Large Millimeter/submillimeter Array (ALMA) telescope to survey the cores of some of the darkest, coldest, and densest clouds in Milky Way galaxy to search for the telltale signs of star formation.
ESA's Gaia mission to study a billion suns launched  Dec 20, 9:46 am
Washington, Dec. 20 (ANI): ESA on Thursday launched its Gaia mission, whose aim is to study a billion suns.
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