A recently discovered dwarf galaxy in the constellation Lynx may serve well as a proxy for better understanding the developing chemistry of the early universe, according to a research team that includes University of Virginia ...
It was previously thought that molecules and dust would be completely obliterated by the tremendous explosions of supernovae. Yet, for the first time, scientists have discovered that this is not actually the case.
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The most-studied galaxy in the universe—the Milky Way—might not be as "typical" as previously thought, according to a new study.
Radio astronomy is undergoing a major boost, with new technology gathering data on objects in our universe faster than astronomers can analyse.
A study using multiple radio telescopes confirms that supermassive black holes found in the centers of galaxies can form gravitationally bound pairs when galaxies merge.
This Hubble Space Telescope picture shows NGC 5398, a barred spiral galaxy located about 55 million light-years away.
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The Milky Way is chock full of star clusters. Some contain just a few tens-to-hundreds of young stars. Others, known as globular clusters, are among the oldest objects in the Universe and contain up to a million ancient stars.