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Laniakea. The Galaxy Supercluster That Includes the Milky Way
Science & Tech  (tags: world, galaxy, space, humans, Laniakea, Milky Way, supercluster )

Darren
- 13 days ago - twitter.com
On the cover this week: Laniakea. The galaxy supercluster that includes the Milky Way
Astronomers Weigh Up Milky Way
Science & Tech  (tags: space, scientists, astronomy, Milky Way )

Ray
- 49 days ago - bbc.co.uk
The Milky Way is lighter than astronomers previously thought, researchers have concluded. A team of scientists led by the University of Edinburgh found it has about half the mass of a neighbouring galaxy, known as Andromeda.
Best New Space Pictures: Galactic Goblins, Alaskan Glows
Science & Tech  (tags: astronomy, interesting, space, earth, milky way, world )

Tamara
- 334 days ago - news.nationalgeographic.com
Partly hidden behind a river of gas and dust is the brightly burning core of our home galaxy, just visible near the horizon in this image. It lies more than 26,000 light-years away from Earth. Stretching more than 100,000 light-years across, our Milky Wa
Star Trails, Milky Way Illuminate National Parks (Photos)
Science & Tech  (tags: Photography, Space, Milky Way, National Parks, Star Trails )

Merissa
- 421 days ago - mnn.com
Camera and tripod in hand, photographer Sathish Jothikumar goes to great lengths to capture incredible images of the night sky, often braving harsh weather conditions or trekking through darkness to get the perfect photograph.
'Adopt-An-Alien Planet' Campaign Launches Today
Science & Tech  (tags: astronomy, research, study, space, campaign, names, alien planets, discovery, Milky Way )

Giana
- 502 days ago - weather.yahoo.com
A new campaign aims to start giving popular names to the hundreds of alien planets that have been discovered around the Milky Way galaxy.
Zoom Into the Large Sagittarius Star Cloud | MNN - Mother Nature Network
Science & Tech  (tags: astronomy, discovery, space, galaxy, milky way, sagittarius, star cloud, european southern observatory )

Tamara
- 577 days ago - mnn.com
A new video from the European Southern Observatory zooms deep into the Milky Way to reveal one of the richest star fields in the entire galaxy.
Largest Galaxy, 5 Times Size of Milky Way, Uncovered
Science & Tech  (tags: astronomy, space, galaxy, universe, Milky Way, nasa, study, research, science, interesting, discovery )

Michael
- 614 days ago - cbc.ca
A group of astronomers say they've discovered the largest known spiral galaxy -- five times the size of the Milky Way -- after studying data from NASA's Galaxy Evolution Explorer (GALEX) satellite.
Astronomers Weigh in on Milky Way's True Colours
Science & Tech  (tags: Astronomy, Milky Way, Space, Galaxy )

Sarah
- 979 days ago - bbc.co.uk
Astronomers have determined exactly what colour our home galaxy the Milky Way is - and find it is aptly named.While it appears white from Earth, that is literally a trick of the light; the question is how it looks from outside.
Antarctica Telescope Finds Most Massive Distant Object -1000 Times Mass of Milky Way
Science & Tech  (tags: science, study, space, Milky way )

Peter
- 1253 days ago - dailygalaxy.com
Harvard/Smithsonian Center for Astrophysics scientists have discovered the most massive distant cluster known, SPT-CLJ2106-5844, weighing in at 1.3 thousand trillion solar masses
Milky Way Stuffed With 50 Billion Alien Worlds
Science & Tech  (tags: Milky Way, Alien Worlds, space, Life, science, galaxy, astronomy )

Anna
- 1305 days ago - news.discovery.com
How's this for an astronomical estimate? There are at least 50 billion exoplanets in our galaxy. What's more, astronomers estimate that 500 million of these alien worlds are probably sitting inside the habitable zones of their parent stars.
Just Found: The Planet From Another Galaxy - Yahoo! News
Science & Tech  (tags: space, nasa, planet, galaxy, milky way, science, scientists, discovery )

Mary
- 1397 days ago - news.yahoo.com
WASHINGTON - Scientists have discovered the first planet from another galaxy, sort of. While some 500 planets have been identified in other parts of our galaxy -- the Milky Way -- none has been reported in other galaxies.
Extragalactic Exoplanet Found Hiding Out in Milky Way
Science & Tech  (tags: space, discovery, planet, milky way )

Lisa
- 1398 days ago - wired.com
Astronomers have for the first time discovered a planet in the Milky Way that came from another galaxy. The planet, which has a mass of at least 1.25 Jupiters, orbits an elderly star.
Newly Discovered Planet Adopted By Milky Way
Science & Tech  (tags: New planet, milky way, discovery, space, science )

Nancy
- 1399 days ago - news.discovery.com
Between six billion and nine billion years ago, the Milky Way and another smaller galaxy found themselves at approximately the same place at approximately the same time.
Giant Bubbles Found in Space
Science & Tech  (tags: Bubbles, Space, supermassive black hole, Milky Way, universe )

Anna
- 1407 days ago - news.discovery.com
An ancient eruption of a supermassive black hole in the Milky Way may have inflated two huge bubbles of gamma rays which were just now discovered and are considered a new type of astronomical object."It shows, once again, that the universe is full .......
Milky Way Sidelined in Galactic Tug of War
Science & Tech  (tags: astronomy, science, scientists, space, Milky Way, Magellanic Clouds )

Michelle
- 1447 days ago - cfa.harvard.edu
The Magellanic Stream is an arc of hydrogen gas spanning more than 100 degrees of the sky as it trails behind the Milky Way's neighbor galaxies, the Large and Small Magellanic Clouds. Our home galaxy, the Milky Way, has long been thought to be dominant
 

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