The mergers can teach us about how stars are born.
From Ankara to Arizona, Burçin Mutlu-Pakdil fixes her sights on the faintest stars in the night skies.
The size and shape of the Milky Way’s halo may hold clues to the history of our universe.
Fuzzy galaxies like NGC 2775 are more common than you think.
The single-cell organism has helped map invisible regions of the universe.
There are three basic options, but one is more likely than the others.
It spans 100 light-years from wingtip to wingtip.
Our galaxy has stolen many a star.
But more importantly, we know a bit more about why the galaxy is the way it is.
Our neck of the universe is not such a flat space after all.
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