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The Milky Way has a long history of cosmic cannibalism
Our galaxy has stolen many a star.
We may finally have a way to weigh the Milky Way
But more importantly, we know a bit more about why the galaxy is the way it is.
The Milky Way is warped, but astronomers still aren’t sure why
Our neck of the universe is not such a flat space after all.
How many stars are there in the whole galaxy?
Our solar system is just a tiny speck in the Milky Way.
Recent intergalactic flashes might help solve this great astronomical mystery
What this new research means for radio astronomy
A massive, murky void in space has surprisingly few galaxies
It's a dark period in the Universe's early days.
It’s rude to ask a galaxy’s age. Luckily, its shape offers a clue.
Younger galaxies appear flatter than their more well-rounded elders
Gravity and good timing helped the Hubble spot a star from the early universe
When the stars align, you can zoom way in.
Why a galaxy with no dark matter could make it hard to prove there’s no dark matter
What’s the matter with dark matter?
It turns out our galaxy isn’t as special as we thought
It's just plane confusing.