Milky way

NASA’s Chandra notices venting galactic center

The chimney and vent are about 26,000 light-years from Earth.

Astrophysicists traced the violent journeys of stars orbiting our galaxy’s central black hole

Stellar collisions produce strange, zombie-like survivors.

NASA’s James Webb Telescope Probes Starburst Galaxy Messier 82

Amid a galaxy teeming with new and young stars lies an intricate substructure.

A large black hole that “hiccups,” giving off plumes of gas

Persistent “hiccups” in a far-off galaxy draw astronomers to new black hole behavior.

Strong magnetic fields spiraling at the edge of the Milky Way’s central black hole

Strong magnetic fields may be common to all black holes

Ancient threads of the Milky Way galaxy unveiled

Truly ancient fragments.

A fresh look at red giant stars offers key insights into cosmic distance measurements

A way to measure the Universe's expansion with the highest accuracy.

Astronomers detail the oscillation of our giant neighbor

‘Radcliffe Wave’ is waving.

Milky Way’s black hole is ready for a kick

How rapidly the Milky Way’s supermassive black hole is spinning?

Black holes or galaxies? Which came first?

The findings 'completely shake up' what we know about galaxy formation.

NGC 5427: Hubble observes a Galactic distortion

It’s part of the galaxy pair Arp 271.

The Milky Way’s core may contain less dark matter than previously estimated

Stars travel more slowly at Milky Way’s edge.

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