Astronomers have captured the first ever image of the supermassive black hole at the center of our galaxy.
Evidence of a planet has been found in a distant galaxy 28 million light years away.
Scientists now believe that the odds of finding alien life in the Milky Way are far higher than anyone had realized.
Astronomers have obtained their first detailed look at a peculiar Milky Way object known as 'The Accident'.
The star, which is 100 times the size of the Sun, underwent an extended period of anomalous dimming.
A 12 billion-year-old galaxy in the distant universe looks uncannily like a miniature version of the Milky Way.
A new study has sought to calculate how many intelligent extraterrestrial civilizations might exist in our galaxy.
For the first time, astronomers have picked up a fast radio burst within the confines of the Milky Way.
Astronomers at NASA and ESA have come up with the most precise figure yet for the weight of our galaxy.
A new study by a team of scientists in China has revealed that our galaxy is actually buckled at the edges.
The supermassive black hole in the center of the Milky Way seems to be pointing a radio jet directly towards us.
Scientists studying data from the Gaia satellite have identified a massive 'ghost' galaxy lurking nearby.
Scientists have discovered that the Milky Way once had a sibling that was consumed by our neighboring galaxy.
Scientists have discovered an astonishing number of massive black holes hiding within our own galaxy.
It turns out that our closest neighboring galaxy is not the behemoth that scientists had previously thought it to be.
A new supermassive black hole has been discovered 200 light years from the center of our galaxy.
A new study has revealed that there are actually tens of millions of black holes in our own galaxy alone.
The European Space Agency has unveiled a map of our galaxy charting the positions of 1.1 billion stars.
A vast expanse of space totally devoid of new stars has been found at the heart of our own galaxy.
Scientists have managed to calculate the mass using a new technique involving globular clusters.