Yale astronomers discovered a second ultra-diffuse galaxy that is almost devoid of dark matter. The existence of DF2 and DF4 back the dark matter theory, proving that the mysterious stuff can exist separately from regular matter.
Space April 1, 2019
The starburst galaxy that is 12 million light-years away from Earth has been found to be ejecting gas and dust into interstellar space by way of galactic winds. Researchers have also confirmed that galactic winds drag the magnetic field, influencing the evolution of galaxies.
Space March 6, 2019
How long before Milky Way collides with Andromeda galaxy? A new research suggests it may take significantly longer than the previously believed 3.9 billion years.
Space February 9, 2019
Scientists used a ground-based telescope to observe the M 94 galaxy about 16 million light-years away from the Milky Way. The study found M 94 only has two satellite galaxies which question the current model on the formation of galaxies.
Space January 10, 2019
Scientists created a computer program that can effectively spot subtle signs of galactic merging. This could lead to the discovery of hundreds or even thousands of missing merging galaxies that scientists would otherwise miss.
Space January 10, 2019
NASA released a photo of dozens of distant galaxy clusters taken by the Hubble Space Telescope. Gravitational lensing has caused some of the light from the galaxies to look like a smiling face.
Space November 5, 2018
Astronomers found a significant number of supermassive binary black holes which are the precursors of their merging. A new study followed the direction in which the powerful jets flow to demonstrate the presence of supermassive black holes.
Space October 25, 2018
Researchers observed an ancient monster galaxy located 12.4 billion light-years away that has been forming stars at an incredible and unusual rate. Experts described COSMOS-AzTEC-1 as an unstoppable monster.
Space August 30, 2018
Andromeda is one terrifying galaxy, according to a new research. Apparently, the Milky Way had a sibling galaxy, but Andromeda just ate it all up, no biggie.
Space July 24, 2018
South Africa launched the MeerKAT, which will form part of the larger Square Kilometer Array. The radio telescope already started to make science operation, capturing the region surrounding the Milky Way's central black hole.
Space July 14, 2018
Scientists have found the first relic galaxy that has gone unchanged since the formation of the universe. This helps scientists figure out what the universe was like during those early years.
Space June 12, 2018
Astronomers spotted for the first time a rare neutron star beyond the Milky Way galaxy. It was found in the oxygen-rich supernova remnant E0102. What makes this neutron star special?
Space June 4, 2018
Researchers from Columbia University made a shocking discovery in our milky way galaxy. Evidence of thousands of black holes were discovered within three light years of the heart of the milky way galaxy.
Space May 11, 2018
The experiment aimed at solving the mystery surrounding dark matter received funding from the U.S. Department of Energy. The SuperCDMS project has been touted as the world’s most sensitive experiment in the search for the dark matter.
Space May 9, 2018
Researchers find that the Milky Way galaxy hasn't stopped growing and is growing at an extremely rapid rate. The Milky Way is growing faster than the speed of sound.
Space April 4, 2018
Ten new galaxies and two globular clusters have been added into Charles Messier's catalog. Although the annual sky gazing marathon is already finished, these additions can be viewed until early April.
Space March 21, 2018
Astronomers used microlensing to discover planets outside the Milky Way in a galaxy 13,000 light years away from Earth. How does this method help find distant exoplanets?
Space February 4, 2018
Astronomers in Chile spotted a star that was behaving unusually. It seemed like it was orbiting an invisible object with a mass more massive than the Earth’s Sun.
Space January 18, 2018
In 2012, astronomers discovered a cluster of twin galaxies colliding at an unimaginable speed. It was so massive that it earned the nickname El Gordo or “the Fat One.
Space January 17, 2018
Astronomers caught a supermassive black hole burping twice after munching on gas. Such an act was caught for the very first time using data from a number of telescopes and observatories.
Space January 16, 2018
A planetary object was detected hiding at the center of the Milky Way galaxy during a microlensing event. It could either be a giant planet that formed out of the stellar disk or a failed star, based on its mass.
Space November 8, 2017
Gravitational lensing helped confirm the nature of the spiral galaxy A1689B11, which existed 2.6 billion years after the Big Bang. What makes A1689B11 different from other ancient galaxies?
Space November 5, 2017
A potential intermediate-mass black hole, or IMBH, lurks behind gas clouds near the center of the Milky Way. Observations made using the Atacama Large Millimeter Array suggest its mass is about 100,000 times that of the sun.
Space September 6, 2017
Using radio telescopes, scientists have seen what appeared to be one of two supermassive black holes orbiting around the other in radio galaxy 0402+379. Read more about this fascinating discovery in the exploration of the universe.
Space June 28, 2017
A report claims that Samsung is working on a smartphone display that will be curved on all four sides. The display will grant a screen-to-body ratio of over 98 percent compared to the 83 percent ratio on the Galaxy S8.
Phones/Tablets/Mobile Tech April 25, 2017
Astronomers detected an unexplained large explosion in a galaxy located in the Chandra Deep Field-South region. What hypotheses explain this mysterious phenomenon?
Space March 31, 2017
A team of astronomers has discovered that supersized black holes do not only rip stars apart but also create them. The discovery could lead to better understanding how galaxies are formed.
Space March 29, 2017
Kicking out a supermassive black hole away from the center of a home galaxy requires energy equivalent to 100 million supernovas simultaneously exploding. This is how a gravitational wave helped expel a black hole from its galactic home.
Space March 27, 2017
NASA grants University of Arizona’s airborne observatory with $40 million Milky Way mission. What is an interstellar medium and why is it important that we know more about it?
Space March 27, 2017
NASA's Hubble Telescope has detected a monster black hole hurtling away from the central hub of its parent galaxy. It is the first supermassive black hole discovered to have been evicted from its home.
Space March 24, 2017
A 5,100 mAh powerbank and dock station may be launched for the Samsung Galaxy S8. The powerbank and DeX station may be priced at $75 and $159, respectively.
Gadgets March 23, 2017
Harvard researchers suggest that interstellar spacecraft in faraway galaxies could be behind fast radio bursts. Here are other phenomena in space that some scientists think have alien origins.
Space March 13, 2017
An international team of astronomers spotted a young galaxy that is full of stardust from the early universe, offering clues on the formation of the first stars in the universe. The A2744_YD4 is the most remote galaxy ever spotted.
Space March 9, 2017
Photos of a distant star and the four plants around it have been collected and turned into an animated GIF. Watch the giant planets in motion as they orbit the star.
Space February 5, 2017
Some of the distant stars of the Milky Way may have been stolen from another smaller galaxy. Simulations show that the Sagittarius dwarf, the second closest galaxy to our own, has lost about a third of its stars.
Space January 13, 2017
Using its Advanced Camera for Surveys, the Hubble Space Telescope captured two galaxies destructively colliding into each other. What caused the two galaxies to merge into one?
Space January 11, 2017
Fast Radio Bursts have been thought as signals sent by extraterrestrial life. FRB 121102, have been linked to young neutron stars in a far away dwarf galaxy.
Space January 6, 2017
The latest images released by Hubble Space Telescope have brilliantly captured the inner turbulence of a Megamaser located 370 million light-years away from Earth. Unlike masers of regular galaxies, megamasers are 100 million times brighter and emit intensely strong microwave radiations.
Space January 4, 2017
The Hubble telescope has captured an image of NGC 4707, a spiral galaxy discovered two centuries ago by astronomer William Herschel. The telescope was able to 'chase down' the galaxy, located in the constellation Canes Venatici, to view it in greater detail.
Space December 29, 2016
Samsung is offering a treasure trove of in-game rewards and bonuses for 14 Play Store titles in what it calls as the Galaxy Game Pack. The bonuses, however, are only available for Galaxy S7 and S7 edge devices.
Apps/Software December 19, 2016
Using an infrared telescope, researchers got a clearer view of the center of the Milky Way, discovering that the galaxy’s core features remnants of ancient stars called RR Lyrae.
Space October 14, 2016
Astronomers resolved the mystery behind the light emitting phenomenon of space globs after an advanced research. According to the study, big galaxies are responsible for the glow as they start forming.
Space September 22, 2016
Astronomers discovered the most distant galaxy ever found using NASA's Chandra X-ray Observatory and other telescopes. What does CL J1001+0220 tell about star formation?
Space September 2, 2016
Known as the Milky Way's 'dark twin,' the Dragonfly 44 galaxy is special because it contains 99.99 percent dark matter. The galaxy is also changing what scientists thought they understood about this substance and the formation of galaxies.
Space August 28, 2016
The dark galaxy Dragonfly 44 that lies in the nearby Coma constellation is so faint astronomers only discovered it recently. The Milky Way twin is almost entirely dark matter.
Space August 26, 2016