Latest Dwarf spheroidal galaxies Stories
Astronomers are hoping to gain a new understanding of how galaxies grow from watching a distant “twin” of the Milky Way as it is swallowing another galaxy.
Astronomers have discovered a relic from the early universe - a star that may have been among the second generation of stars to form after the Big Bang.
After years of successful concealment, the most primitive stars outside our Milky Way galaxy have finally been unmasked.
The high speed of stars and apparent presence of â€˜dark matterâ€™ in the satellite galaxies that orbit our Milky Way Galaxy presents a direct challenge to Newtonâ€™s theory of gravitation, according to physicists from Germany, Austria and Australia.
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A large survey, made with ESO's VLT, has shed light on our Galaxy's ancestry.
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Two dim dwarf galaxies are the Milky Way's newest-known galactic companions, astronomers studying a vast swath of the sky reported on Monday. This brings the total number of dwarf galaxies in the Milky Way's cosmic neighborhood to 14.
- Emitting flashes of light; glittering.