Thursday, Sep 29, 2022

Milky Way


Milky Way spewing out planet-size 'spitballs'

January 12, 2017 2:34 pm

Almost 95 per cent of the planet-mass objects will leave the galaxy entirely due to their speeds of about 10,000 km per second.

Black hole with mass of 140 million Suns found

June 24, 2015 5:08 pm

The ALMA telescopes tracked the radiation emitted from the two gases, hydrogen cyanide and formyl cation, as they swirled around the galaxy.

NASA discovers new black hole in Milky Way

October 07, 2012 4:29 pm

Astronomers think the object resides about 20,000 to 30,000 light-years away in the galaxy's inner region.

Twin black holes discovered in ancient cluster of Milky Way

October 04, 2012 4:50 pm

Research say the detection of two black holes that are about 10 to 20 times heavier than Sun.

Top astronomer says universe will disappear eventually

August 23, 2012 10:18 pm

Schmidt shared the 2011 Nobel Prize in physics with Saul Perlmutter and Adam Riess.

Space tastes like raspberries and smells of rum

July 24, 2012 4:15 pm

Finding amino acids in interstellar space is a Holy Grail for astrobiologists.

Milky Way set to collide with Andromeda galaxy: Scientists

June 01, 2012 3:07 pm

The collision could result in a major cosmic event that could catapult stars,including Sun,into different regions.

Milky Way home to gas snakes: study

October 07, 2011 11:37 am

It took several years to understand physical processes that shape linear polarisation at radio frequencies.

Planet made of diamonds found in Milky Way

August 27, 2011 2:23 am

Astronomers say planet has diametre that is about five times that of earth.

Milky Way 'in mid-life crisis'

May 26, 2011 10:24 am

Our Milky Way has slowed down its production of stars over the next billion years,say scientists.