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Hubble Telescope Captures Spectacular 'Skyrocket' Galaxy - CSMonitor.Com
Science & Tech  (tags: astronomy, space, galaxy )

Nelson
- 19 days ago - csmonitor.com
Dwarf galaxy Kiso 5639 lies 82 light years from Earth.It is shaped like a pancake but because it is tilted edge-on, it resembles a skyrocket
Farthest Galaxy Yet Smashes Cosmic Distance Record
Science & Tech  (tags: big bang, science, astronomy, galaxy, hubble, milky way, space, time, nasa )

Roger
- 142 days ago - livescience.com
we are going further and further back in time closer to the big bang.. we DO live in interesting times LOL
Galactic "Hot-Dog-Eating Competition" Lasts Hundreds Of Millions Of Years
Science & Tech  (tags: astronomy, study, space, discovery, nasa, science, galaxy )

Michael
- 424 days ago - iflscience.com
A galaxy has been discovered that is brighter than the light of 300 trillion suns. Suffice to say, this galaxy is the brightest in the universe. But how can anything get so luminous?
Colorful Galaxy Is Most Distant Ever Found
Science & Tech  (tags: world, study, space, science, research, news, nasa, investigation, humans, discovery, astronomy, galaxy, Hubble and Spitzer space telescopes, EGS-zs8-1, cosmology, distant )

Darren
- 444 days ago - theepochtimes.com
A galaxy first spotted in images from NASAâEUR(TM)s Hubble and Spitzer space telescopes is one of the earliest ever discovered. Astronomers first identified galaxy EGS-zs8-1 based on its particular colors. They say itâEUR(TM)s more than 13 billion years in the past
New Rare Dwarf Galaxy Discovered Next to Milky Way
Science & Tech  (tags: astronomy, galaxy, dwarf galaxy, space, science, KKs3 )

Michael
- 577 days ago - cbc.ca
A team of Russian and American scientists have uncovered a new dwarf galaxy next to the Milky Way - the galaxy we live in.
Planets More Habitable Than Earth May Be Common in Our Galaxy
Science & Tech  (tags: world, study, space, science, research, investigation, interesting, humans, environment, planets, habitable, earth, common, galaxy, life, universe )

Darren
- 585 days ago - scientificamerican.com
Planets quite different from our own may be the best homes for life in the universe
I-Wonder: Were We Contacted By Aliens in 1977
Science & Tech  (tags: science, space, ET, Galaxy, life )

Ray
- 639 days ago - bbc.co.uk
Are we the only island of life in the vastness of space, or is our Galaxy teeming with other civilisations?
Gaia Discovers Its First Supernova
Science & Tech  (tags: world, space, science, news, humans, discovery, astronomy, gaia, Supernova, galaxy, stellar explosion )

Darren
- 681 days ago - esa.int
12 September 2014 While scanning the sky to measure the positions and movements of stars in our Galaxy, Gaia has discovered its first stellar explosion in another galaxy far, far away.
Laniakea. The Galaxy Supercluster That Includes the Milky Way
Science & Tech  (tags: world, galaxy, space, humans, Laniakea, Milky Way, supercluster )

Darren
- 689 days ago - twitter.com
On the cover this week: Laniakea. The galaxy supercluster that includes the Milky Way
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
- 1253 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
- 1290 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.
Star Discovered Racing Around Black Hole at Center of Our Galaxy: Crucial to Revealing Fabric of Space and Time
Science & Tech  (tags: Astronomy and Physics, Andrea Ghez, UCLA, star discovered, S0-102, shortest known orbit, star orbits huge black hole, center of Milky Way, galaxy, Einstein, Theory of General Relativity, adaptic optics, space/time )

Judy
- 1389 days ago - sciencedaily.com
UCLA astronomers report the discovery of a remarkable star that orbits the enormous black hole at the center of our Milky Way galaxy in a blistering 11-and-a-half years -- the shortest known orbit of any star near this black hole.
Astronomers Weigh in on Milky Way's True Colours
Science & Tech  (tags: Astronomy, Milky Way, Space, Galaxy )

Sarah
- 1655 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.
Hubble Directly Observes the Disk Around a Black Hole
Science & Tech  (tags: space, NASA, disc, black hole, galaxy )

Suzane
- 1721 days ago - sciencedaily.com
A team of scientists has used the NASA/ESA Hubble Space Telescope to observe a quasar accretion disc -- a brightly glowing disc of matter that is slowly being sucked into its galaxy's central black hole.
Galaxies -A Trillion Space Telescopes Unlock Mysteries of the Universe
Science & Tech  (tags: Galaxy, Universe, science )

Seema
- 1783 days ago - dailygalaxy.com
Astronomers are now using galaxies as lenses to explore the distant universe, providing them with precise tool to measure the size and age of the universe and how rapidly it is expanding.
 

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