Despite residing in it, it’s hard for us to know exactly how big the Milky Way is. But new research has found that our galaxy is bigger than previously thought.
For decades, astronomers have puzzled over the exact source of a peculiar type of faint microwave light emanating from a number of regions across the Milky Way.
The cosmic spider looms
The Large Magellanic Cloud, one of the Milky Way’s nearest neighbors, may be more massive than previously thought.
The “rogue” worlds are said to be located 3.8 billion light-years away.
How an international team of researchers is constraining the speed of invisible and undetectable dark matter
Scientists on the hunt for colliding black holes should turn their eyes to the quiet, outer regions of galaxies like the Milky Way, a new study suggests.