The Milky Way Stole Some of its Stars from Another Galaxy

The Milky Way Stole Some of its Stars from Another Galaxy

An intriguing fact that has been discovered in the past decade is that at least half of the 11 most distant stars in our galaxy are far from the spiral disk of our Milky Way.

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Milky Way - Runaway Stars Cut Across the Milky Way

Runaway Stars Cut Across the Milky Way

08.01.2016062

Dozens of runaway stars cut across our Milky Way galaxy. 80 of them will be subjected to thorough observation with the infrared telescope WIRO, located in Wyoming.

Milky Way - The Milky Way is Located in the Immeasurable Heaven

The Milky Way is Located in the Immeasurable Heaven

08.09.20140136

The Milky Way galaxy is found in the Laniakea supercluster, which translated from Hawaiian means immeasurable heaven . The galaxy supercluster was unknown to scientists until now.

Milky Way - Scientists Measured the Weight of the Milky Way

Scientists Measured the Weight of the Milky Way

05.08.2014057

British scientists have managed to measure the weight of the Milky Way. It turns out that the mass of our galaxy is equal to half the mass of Andromeda - the galaxy neighboring our Milky Way.

Milky Way - 2 Stars Provide New Information about Our Galaxy

2 Stars Provide New Information about Our Galaxy

19.07.2014069

Two newly discovered stars, spotted in one of the farthest corners of the Milky Way, provide new information about the edges of the galaxy containing our own solar system.

Milky Way - A Diamond the Size of the Earth Shines in Space

A Diamond the Size of the Earth Shines in Space

27.06.20140106

Astronomers from the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee have spotted a white dwarf type star, whose temperature is so low that it has managed to turn its carbon mass into a real diamond.

Milky Way - Supernova Blows Up in a Neighboring Galaxy

Supernova Blows Up in a Neighboring Galaxy

24.01.20140110

The M82 Cigar Galaxy, located 12 million light-years from Earth, was shaken by a powerful supernova explosion. Experts have labeled it as a Type Ia supernova, which occurs in binary star systems of a white dwarf and red giant.

Milky Way - Confirmed: Fourth Spiral Arm of the Milky Way

Confirmed: Fourth Spiral Arm of the Milky Way

22.12.2013084

After 12-year studies of the massive stars, American researchers confirmed that the Milky Way has a 4th spiral arm. It is believed that there are also remains of dwarf galaxies found in the Milky Way.

Milky Way - Mayan calendar does not predict the end of the world

Mayan calendar does not predict the end of the world

01.03.201102848

Maya is one of the smartest and progressive civilizations born on Earth so far. It is described that on December 21st the sun will rise to the center of the Milky Way, listed as a black hole.

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