But more importantly, we know a bit more about why the galaxy is the way it is.
But where is this stellar river heading?
Our neck of the universe is not such a flat space after all.
It contains a whopping 665 million pixels.
The Large Magellanic Cloud isn't just a pretty satellite galaxy—it's also a future threat.
Our solar system is just a tiny speck in the Milky Way.
A galactic near-miss.
Younger galaxies appear flatter than their more well-rounded elders
What's the matter with dark matter?
It's just plane confusing.
An incredibly luminous snack.
Sadly it's not walkable
Let it shine
You can see your house from here
It's not a black hole or a worm hole, however
A map and a tweet-meet brought new findings to light
Hubble spots the most distant galaxy yet
These are the magnetic fields of the Magellanic Clouds
It was a neighboring galaxy, in a cluster, with the rope
A long time ago, this galaxy formed far, far away
Dead stars do tell some tales
New research clears the reputation of these distant signals
In 2015, 11 telescopes will link up to see the Milky Way as it's never been seen before