Galaxies

Scientists Discover 'River Of Hydrogen' In Deep Space

Huffington Post UK | Posted 28.01.2014 | UK Tech

Astronomers have discovered what appears to be a vast 'river' of hydrogen in deep space. The massive 'field' of diffuse gas is thought to act as a ...

LOOK: This Is The Deepest-Ever View Of An Ancient Galaxy Cluster

Huffington Post UK | Posted 23.01.2014 | UK Tech

A dramatic new picture of young, distant galaxies in deep space has been revealed. The European Space Agency and Nasa produced the images of some o...

LOOK: Three Galaxies Combine Into One In Dramatic Nasa Picture

Huffington Post UK | Posted 25.01.2014 | UK Tech

Nasa has unveiled a spectacular picture of three small galaxies colliding nearly 13 billion years ago. The picture shows a "big blob like structure...

PICS: Galaxy Spotted Feeding On Gigantic Gas Cloud

Huffington Post UK | Michael Rundle | Posted 04.09.2013 | UK Tech

A distant galaxy has been spotted feeding off a gigantic cloud of gas. The simplest models of galaxy formation involve clouds of gas and material c...

Nasa Find 'Black Hole Bonanza'

Huffington Post UK | Posted 13.06.2013 | UK Tech

The nearest spiral galaxy to ours, which will one day collide with us spelling our fiery doom, is riddled with black holes each one sucking in and des...

LOOK: The 'Countryside' Of Our Galaxy

Huffington Post UK | Michael Rundle | Posted 07.08.2013 | UK Tech

Nasa has released new pictures of the 'countryside' of our galaxy. The new images depict the barren area of the Milky Way, far from its more crowde...

'Missing Link' Galaxy Collision May Help Explain The Early Universe

Huffington Post UK | Michael Rundle | Posted 22.07.2013 | UK Tech

Astronomers have pictured a "missing link" galaxy collision in deep space which might explain what happened in the first few billion years of the univ...

Largest Spiral Galaxy Discovered 'By Accident'

Huffington Post UK | Michael Rundle | Posted 12.03.2013 | UK Tech

The largest known spiral galaxy in the universe has been discovered by accident. The galaxy NGC 6872, located about 212 million light years a...

Massive Flare Erupts From Supermassive Black Hole At Milky Way's Centre

Huffington Post UK | Michael Rundle | Posted 23.12.2012 | UK Tech

A giant flare of energy erupting from the supermassive black hole at the centre of our galaxy has been caught on camera by Nasa. The NuStar (Nuclea...

Theory Of Evolution Of Galaxies Torn To Shreds By New Hubble Data

Huffington Post UK | Michael Rundle | Posted 22.12.2012 | UK Tech

Nasa has been forced to rethink how galaxies are formed after the team behind the Hubble Space Telescope revealed stunning new data about the evolutio...

World's Fastest Telescope Launches

The Huffington Post UK | Chris York | Posted 07.10.2012 | UK Tech

The Australia Square Kilometre Array Pathfinder (ASKAP), the world's fastest telescope, was officially launched in the wilderness of Western Australia...

Revealed: Mars ‘Has As Much Water In Its Interior As Earth'

The Huffington Post UK | Ted Thornhill | Posted 22.06.2012 | UK

Until now, Earth was the only planet known to have vast reservoirs of water in its interior. But now scientists from the Carnegie Institution for ...

Clock This: Time Will Grind To A Halt One Day, Say Scientists

The Huffington Post UK | Ted Thornhill | Posted 18.06.2012 | UK

Ever had that feeling that there aren’t enough hours in the day? Well one day, there won’t be any hours in the day, or minutes, or even nano-se...

HIP 11952 - The Oldest Ever Exoplanet System Discovered

Huffington Post UK | Melanie Hick | Posted 27.05.2012 | UK Tech

An ancient planetary system from 13 billion years ago has been discovered in the constellation Cetus, 375 lightyears from Earth, that could determine ...

Photos: Astronomers Find 96 New Star Clusters In Galaxy

Huffington Post UK | Michael Rundle | Posted 03.10.2011 | UK

Astronomers have discovered 96 new 'open star clusters' that were previously hidden by dust in the Milky Way. The stunning pictures of the relative...