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In 2011, astronomers were getting excited for what promised to be a spectacular cosmic event. Sadly, it looks like it's turned out to be a galactic damp squib. Continue reading →
As part of an ongoing survey of active galaxies, the Hubble Space Telescope looked deep into the heart of one stunning example just 32 million light-years from the Milky Way. Continue reading →
The boundaries of our home galaxy may have to be redrawn.
Astronomers are studying the feeding habits of a cosmic cannibal to learn how galaxies grow.
Scientists studying more than 140,000 extremely bright galaxies have calculated the expansion of the universe with unprecedented accuracy.
After hundreds of hours staring into the Whirlpool Galaxy, NASA's Chandra X-Ray Observatory has spotted the X-ray emissions of active black holes. Continue reading →
Astronomers have added an ultraviolet perspective to an ultra-deep field view of the universe taken by the Hubble Space Telescope over the past decade. Continue reading →
Although we have a pretty good idea that our galaxy contains a supermassive black hole at its core, there could be another — albeit rather exotic — explanation for our observations of Sagittarius A*. It might be a wormhole. This … Continue reading →
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