galaxies

Space

A Black Hole Has Been Shredding a Star Twice the Size of the Sun for 10 Years

Astronomers have been watching the full fallout of a tidal disruption event for years.
Becky Ferreira
6.14.18
Start Rolling Your Blunts

We Have 12 New Hubble Images of the Universe and It's Looking Gorgeous

The Hubble Space Telescope is filling out its gallery of distant Messier objects.
Becky Ferreira
3.20.18
This is quasy

The Light of a Quasar Revealed This Distant Galaxy's Magnetic Field

My God, it’s full of magnets.
Jacob Dubé
8.28.17
universe

The Expansion of the Universe Appears Faster Than We Thought

The results of a new study are close, but slightly faster than, the generally accepted rate.
Farnia Fekri
1.27.17
Space

Two Galaxies Collided and Now There's an Intergalactic 'Eye' Watching Us All

Peer into this galactic eyelid.
Samantha Cole
11.5.16
stars

The Universe Contains Ten Times As Many Galaxies As Previously Estimated

“It boggles the mind that over 90 percent of the galaxies in the universe have yet to be studied.”
Becky Ferreira
10.13.16
Space

World’s Most Powerful Radio Telescope Discovers 1300 New Galaxies in Trial Run

Operating at only one quarter of its full capacity, the MeerKAT telescope array found 1300 galaxies in a region of the universe where only 70 were known to exist previously.
Daniel Oberhaus
7.17.16
Space

Experience the Milky Way in High Resolution Over Multiple Wavelengths

The European Southern Observatory celebrates the completion of the APEX Large Area Survey of the Galaxy (ATLASGAL).
Becky Ferreira
2.24.16
Space

We Just Found Dozens of Never-Before-Seen Galaxies in Our Backyard

This inches toward figuring out the “Great Attractor” mysteriously pulling at us.
John Wenz
2.9.16
nasa

The James Webb Space Telescope Will Follow In Hubble’s Footsteps in 2018

Some two decades in the making, the JWST will probe deep space for the earliest stars and galaxies formed in the universe.
Nicholas Deleon
12.17.15
Space

A Dead Galaxy at the Edge of the Milky Way Is a Dark Matter Bonanza

Triangulum II might have the highest dark matter ratio of any known galaxy.
Michael Byrne
11.19.15
nasa

Mars's Largest Moon Is Slowly Being Torn Apart

The moon is caught in a cosmic chain reaction that will ultimately end in its demise
Amy Thompson
11.16.15
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