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Cambridge (Massachusetts) [US], January 25 (ANI): Tens of thousands of twinkling stars surround the Earth as it sits in a 1,000-light-year-wide void surrounded by thousands of young stars. But questions often arise as to how those stars formed?
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Chicago [US], January 17 (ANI): A new study has revealed the properties of dark matter enveloping our Milky Way galaxy, thanks to a new map of twelve streams of stars orbiting within our galactic halo.
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Washington [US], October 19 (ANI): The US space agency National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA) has selected a new space telescope proposal to study the recent history of star birth, star death, and the formation of chemical elements in the Milky Way.
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Scania [Sweden], August 27 (ANI): A research team at Lund University in Sweden has succeeded in following the development of a galaxy over a span of 13.8 billion years by using a supercomputer simulation.
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Washington DC [US], August 17 (ANI): NASA on Tuesday announced scientists have spotted a previously unrecognized feature of our Milky Way galaxy: A contingent of young stars and star-forming gas clouds is sticking out of one of the Milky Way's spiral arms like a splinter poking out from a pl
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Washington [US], June 13 (ANI): Astronomers have spotted a giant 'blinking' star towards the centre of the Milky Way, more than 25,000 light-years away.
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Washington [US], May 18 (ANI): New study led by researchers at Ohio State University provides the latest evidence into the timing of how our early Milky Way came together, including the merger with a key satellite galaxy.
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Washington [US], October 20 (ANI): New research has revealed that the supermassive black hole at the center of the Milky Way galaxy is not spinning much, providing more evidence that it is unlikely to have a jet.
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Washington [US], September 29 (ANI): A study of comet motions indicates that the solar system has a second alignment plane. Analytical investigation of the orbits of long-period comets shows that the aphelia of the comets, the point where they are farthest from the Sun, tend to fall close to
Washington [US], September 23 (ANI): The center of our Milky Way galaxy is too distant for us to visit in person, but we can still explore it. Telescopes give us a chance to see what the galactic center looks like in different types of light. By translating the inherently digital data (in th
Washington [US], September 14 (ANI): The detection more than a decade ago by the Fermi Gamma-ray Space Telescope of an excess of high-energy radiation in the centre of the Milky Way convinced some physicists that they were seeing evidence of the annihilation of dark matter particles, but a t
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Washington D.C. [USA], Aug 26 (ANI): New light has been shed on a mysterious and long-standing conundrum at the very heart of our galaxy.