For the first time, physicists may have traced the source of the highest energy neutrinos -- sub-atomic particles with no electrical charge that race through the universe -- to the black hole at the center of the Milky Way.
Autumn is the best season of the year for astronomical observing, here are some deep-space cosmic stunners waiting to be found.
Astronomers were excited for a massive cloud of gas to fall into the black hole at the center of our galaxy, but it survived to tell the tale. What happened? Continue reading â†’
This Fall, interstellar aspirations seem to be in the air with the release of the movie Interstellar and game Civilization: Beyond Earth -- what does this tell us about society?
As galaxies mature, they stop forming stars -- but why? Now astronomers are hot on the trail of finding the culprit. Continue reading â†’
Like a bully running around the playground stealing smaller kids' lunch money, our Milky Way galaxy has been ransacking nearby dwarf galaxies, stealing their precious star-forming gases. Continue reading â†’
The Milky Way may be home to some 3,000 extraterrestrial civilizations but the vast distances between our galactic cousins will make contact extremely rare, a new study concludes.
There's nothing in the universe that isn't moving -- even us. Trace tries to slow things down long enough to calculate just how fast we little humans, even when seated, are flying through space.
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