Milky way

Astronomers discovered a mysterious stream of ancient stars

Scientists find a remnant of a strange dismembered star cluster at the galaxy's edge.

Stunning view of a Milky Way-like galaxy with a huge magnetic field

The galaxy lies about 67 million light years away in the Ursa Major constellation.

Scientists detected a new organic molecule in our galaxy’s molecular cloud

In the molecular cloud known as G+0.693-0.027, which lies close to the Galactic center, scientists have identified a new molecule called propargylimine....

There are almost 6 billion earth-like planets present in our galaxy

For centuries, humans have wondered whether Earth is unique in the universe, or if similar planets exist out there.

New model tells the behavior of the black hole at the center of our galaxy

Milky Way hosts a supermassive black hole at its center called Sagittarius A*. A new study by the University...

Most long-lived heartbeat ever seen in a black hole

In 2007, scientists detected a black hole's heartbeat at the center of a galaxy called RE J1034+396. The universe is almost 600...

Snowflakes in space?

NGC 6441 is a 13-billion-year-old collection of galaxies existing in the southern constellation of Scorpius. It lies some 44,000 light-years away from Earth and 13,000...

Magnetic field controls the material’s movement around the black hole

Using observational data from the Stratospheric Observatory for Infrared Astronomy (SOFIA), astronomers recently discovered that the magnetic field near our galaxy's core...

Milky Way’s black hole unleashed enormous outburst about 3.5 million years ago

A supermassive black hole in the center of the Milky Way galaxy exploded an enormous outburst almost 3.5 million years ago. The...