Latest Milky Way Galaxy Stories
New research using the ultra-sharp radio vision of the National Science Foundation's Very Long Baseline Array (VLBA) has determined that we live in a more upscale neighborhood in our galaxy than previously thought.
The European Space Agency's (ESA) Herschel spacecraft has revealed that the supermassive black hole Sagittarius A at the center of our galaxy is about to get a taste of some hot molecular gas.
Despite the inhospitable nature of this region, a team of American astronomers has found jets of material that typically indicate star formation near a supermassive black hole.
Astronomers may now have a way to image the center of the Milky Way galaxy, which has posed problems to scientists trying to image all of its exotic features.
Astronomers using CSIRO's 210-feet Parkes radio telescope in eastern Australia have found monstrous outflows of charged particles coming from the center of our galaxy.
A team of scientists say they have detected the brightest flare ever observed in our galaxy's black hole.
NASA's Nuclear Spectroscopic Telescope Array (NuSTAR) has spotted its first flare from Milky Way's black hole.
Scientists have determined that the black hole in the middle of the Milky Way is getting ready to devour an approaching cloud of dust and gas.
Researchers from a Japanese university have discovered intermediate-mass black hole (IMBH) candidates at the center of the Milky Way.
Milky Way Galaxy -- The Milky Way (a translation of the Latin Via Lactea, in turn derived from the Greek Galaxia (gala, galactos means "milk")) is a hazy band of white light across the night sky formed by billions of stars in the disc of our galaxy. The Milky Way appears brightest in the direction of Sagittarius, where the galactic centre lies. Relative to the celestial equator, the Milky Way passes as far north as the constellation of Cassiopeia and as far south as the constellation of...
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