Tagged With Milky Way

Earth is screaming through space at 1.3 million mph. A simple animation by a former NASA scientist shows what that looks like.


A NASA image shows the centre of our galaxy in unprecedented detail. Expect far more revealing photos from a soon-to-launch telescope.


A huge explosion sliced through our galaxy just 3.5 million years ago, as human ancestors walked the Earth. Scientists think it was nuclear activity in the black hole at the Milky Way's centre.



Astronomers plan to film the black hole at the centre of the Milky Way galaxy as it gobbles up stars and planets. The video could open a 'new field' of science.


I tasted the new Milky Way Salted Caramel bar and it's better than the original


Alien civilizations may have explored the galaxy and visited Earth already, new study says. We just haven’t seen them recently.



A new 3D map of the Milky Way reveals our galaxy's warped shape in unprecedented detail


Physicists have discovered that rotating black holes might serve as portals for hyperspace travel


Australian scientists have discovered a warped and twisted disc of young, massive stars at the edge of the Milky Way


See stunning nighttime vistas from the US's first gold-tier 'Dark Sky' star-gazing reserve


An astronomer's stunning photo of the Milky Way shows our galaxy through a crystal ball


The whole universe fits in one image with a special trick of maths



The terrifying way our universe will die


Astronomers found evidence the Milky Way is one of thousands of galaxies being hurled through space by a hidden void


These 9 space facts will change your perception of the universe


There's a supermassive black hole so close to Earth that astronomers can see it destroy stars



We're on a collision course with the Andromeda Galaxy -- here's what will happen to Earth


Astronomers discovered something violent in this rare space 'blob' that solves a 15-year-old mystery


These 9 facts about space will blow your mind


These animations will make you realise how shockingly small Earth is