M33: The Triangulum Galaxy
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M33: The Triangulum Galaxy

Astronomy Picture Of The Day Explore the cosmos Every day, a new image or photograph of the fascinating universe is presented along with a short
Black hole in Milky Way satellite galaxy found as it tosses around its companion
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Black hole in Milky Way satellite galaxy found as it tosses around its companion

Astronomers found convincing evidence that a black hole was found in a young cluster of stars. This is the first time such a thing has been
Are huge black holes from dead galaxies roaming around the Milky Way?
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Are huge black holes from dead galaxies roaming around the Milky Way?

People ask me questions about black holes whenever I speak about them. They worry that they will get too close to Earth and endanger us all.
There's a Mysterious Barrier Keeping Cosmic Rays Out of The Galactic Center
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There's a Mysterious Barrier Keeping Cosmic Rays Out of The Galactic Center

New research has shown that the center of the Milky Way acts as a powerful accelerator for particles. However, there is an unknown mechanism that
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Astronomers may have spotted a planet in another galaxy for the first time

Exoplanet hunting is expanding beyond the Milky Way. NASA's Chandra X-ray Observatory has detected signs that a planet might exist in another
What’s Causing the Mysterious Radio Waves Coming From the Center of the Milky Way?
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What’s Causing the Mysterious Radio Waves Coming From the Center of the Milky Way?

It is still a mystery where the center of the Milky Way lies. Astronomers believe there is a supermassive dark hole there. However, it could also be
NGC 289: Swirl in the Southern Sky
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NGC 289: Swirl in the Southern Sky

Astronomy Picture Of The Day Explore the cosmos Every day, a new image or photograph of the fascinating universe is presented along with a short
Hubble Captures Mesmerizing Detail of Two Galaxies on a Collision Course
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Hubble Captures Mesmerizing Detail of Two Galaxies on a Collision Course

Two galaxies, located around 100 million light years away, give astronomers a glimpse of the fate for the Milky Way. They are so close they can be
One Star Could Answer Many Unsolved Questions About Black Holes
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One Star Could Answer Many Unsolved Questions About Black Holes

A supermassive dark hole (SMBH), is likely to be located at the center the Milky Way and other galaxies. However, it has never been observed. It was
Hubble telescope peers deep into Milky Way galaxy, captures starfield
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Hubble telescope peers deep into Milky Way galaxy, captures starfield

We Earthlings live in a solar system located on one of the great spiral arms within the Milky Way galaxy. The legendary Hubble Space Telescope,