Milky way

Scientists discovered smallest black hole ever

Astronomers studying black holes in our galaxy, the Milky Way, have discovered what they believe to be a new type of black hole- the smallest black hole ever.

Busy older stars outpace stellar youngsters, study

Older stars are move active because they have been around the longest, and because they were formed during a period when the Galaxy was a bit more violent, with lots of star formation happening and lots of disturbance from gasses and smaller satellite galaxies.