Single cloud of dust and gas bigger than the Milky Way is in a ‘no man’s land’ for galaxies 

Single cloud of gas that is BIGGER than the Milky Way and has 10 billion times the mass of the sun has been discovered in a ‘no man’s land’ for galaxies An isolated cloud larger than the Milky Way has been discovered in deep space  The gas cloud has a mass of 10 billion suns … Read more

Milky Way: Our galaxy had a sizable fraction of its stars when it hit another 10BILLION years ago

Dating the stars: Milky Way had already formed a ‘significant fraction’ of its stars by the time it collided with the ‘Gaia Sausage’ galaxy 10BILLION years ago, study finds Experts from the Ohio State University dated 100 red giant stars in the Milky Way They did this by combining data from chemical and asteroseismological studies … Read more

SpaceX Dragon Resilience astronaut shares mesmerising timelapse video of the Milky Way

‘I didn’t think the views could get any better!’ Astronaut shares mesmerising timelapse video of the Milky Way from the Crew Dragon Resilience spacecraft Japanese astronaut Soichi Noguchi captured the timelapse video from space He was in the SpaceX Crew Dragon Resilience capsule when he took the video  The video was shared by NASA astronaut … Read more

The mystery at heart of Milky Way: Astronomers stewing after years over clouds at centre of galaxy

The mystery at heart of Milky Way: Astronomers still stewing after 70 years over mushroom clouds at centre of galaxy… so were they caused by exploding stars or a black hole swallowing a gas cloud? The bizarre cloud were first spotted in the 1950s and called the North Polar Spur Experts put forward several ideas … Read more

The mystery at heart of Milky Way: Astronomers stewing after years over clouds at centre of galaxy

The mystery at heart of Milky Way: Astronomers still stewing after 70 years over mushroom clouds at centre of galaxy… so were they caused by exploding stars or a black hole swallowing a gas cloud? The bizarre cloud were first spotted in the 1950s and called the North Polar Spur Experts put forward several ideas … Read more

Milky Way may be full of dead aliens who were ‘annihilated’ by their own science and technologies

The Milky Way may be full of dead aliens who were ‘annihilated’ by their own science and technologies, study suggests A new study finds aliens have emerged eight billion years before the Milky Way  Researchers suggest the reason we have not made contact is most are dead The team looked at the theory that the … Read more

UK astronomers unveil most detailed map of the Milky Way ever made

Astronomers from the UK have created a new map of the Milky Way made up of nearly two billion stars using data gathered by the European Space Agency (ESA) Gaia space observatory. University of Cambridge experts led the creation of the cosmic atlas of two billion stars, that they believe could shed light on how … Read more

Space: ‘Fossil galaxy’ was absorbed into the halo of the Milky Way 10 BILLION years ago

‘Fossil galaxy’ discovered deep within the Milky Way is the remnant of a star cluster that collided with our own 10 BILLION years ago and was absorbed into its ‘halo’, astronomers claim Experts analysed the composition and motion of tens of thousands of stars This allowed them to identify the hidden remnant of the galactic collision The … Read more