Astronomers may have discovered a new class of black holes, smaller than any previously identified in the universe.
The Milky Way was ripped apart in an explosion caused by a gigantic flare emerging from its centre more than three million years ago, astronomers say.
The mystery of what happened a long time ago, in a galaxy far, far away may finally have some light shed on it.
Astronomers have presented a twist on how we see our galaxy, the Milky Way, with a new three-dimensional map.
The Milky Way cannibalised a galaxy one quarter of its mass 10 billion years ago, according to new research.
Astronomers have uncovered the true twisted nature of our galaxy, the Milky Way.
Never-before-seen images offer fresh evidence that a supermassive black hole lurks at the centre of the Milky Way.
Astronomers have discovered fast-moving wandering stars that appear to be invading our galaxy, the Milky Way.
The birth of stars from dense clouds of gas and dust may be happening in a completely unexpected way in our own galaxy and beyond, according to new research.
In an echo of the Beatles’ song Day In The Life, a study points to evidence of thousands of holes – not in Blackburn, Lancashire, but at the centre of our galaxy, the Milky Way.
Our galaxy the Milky Way is growing and predicted to expand into its neighbour Andromeda, say scientists.