Milkyway

06.07.16
Listen to the sounds of the Milky Way galaxy's oldest stars
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Listen to the sounds of the Milky Way galaxy's oldest stars

Scientists have created 'music' from the oscillations of stars 13 billion years old.

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02.25.16
APEX telescope maps Milky Way's star-forming regions
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APEX telescope maps Milky Way's star-forming regions

With a bit of help from the Spitzer telescope and Planck satellite.

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01.11.16
Gamma ray map offers best view yet of our galaxy's energy
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Gamma ray map offers best view yet of our galaxy's energy

NASA's Fermi space telescope has given us a better view of our galaxy... and then some.

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10.23.15
This 46-gigapixel image is the biggest map of space ever made
10.23.15

This 46-gigapixel image is the biggest map of space ever made

Astronomers at Germany's Ruhr-Universitat Bochum have unveiled the largest space map ever compiled...

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03.16.15
The Milky Way galaxy is full of ripples (and larger than you think)
03.16.15

The Milky Way galaxy is full of ripples (and larger than you think)

When you picture the Milky Way galaxy, you probably imagine a relatively flat disc. Well, you may...

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03.26.14
NASA captures over half the galaxy's stars in new infrared panorama
03.26.14

NASA captures over half the galaxy's stars in new infrared panorama

Keeping a steady hand when snapping panoramic pictures is a valuable skill, but NASA's upstaged yo...

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10.27.12
9-gigapixel image of the Milky Way reminds us just how small we truly are
10.27.12

9-gigapixel image of the Milky Way reminds us just how small we truly are

They say a picture is worth a thousand words, but this just leaves us speechless. Pictured above i...

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06.01.12
Hubble reveals unavoidable collision between our galaxy and Andromeda
06.01.12

Hubble reveals unavoidable collision between our galaxy and Andromeda

The Hubble team over at NASA has confirmed what it's suspected for a while: that our galaxy is des...

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