Milky Way galaxy

Astronomers now believe that a collision with our own Milky Way galaxy will happen sooner.
ESO/APEX/ATLASGAL via CNN
January 13, 2019 - 11:07 am
By Ashley Strickland, CNN (CNN) -- While astronomers estimate that the Andromeda galaxy will collide with our own Milky Way galaxy 8 billion years from now, they now believe that another collision will happen even sooner. The Large Magellanic Cloud will catastrophically collide with the Milky Way...
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This image of a globular cluster of stars by the Hubble Space Telescope is one of the most ancient collections of stars known. The cluster, called NGC 6752, is more than 10 billion years old.
NASA via CNN
January 09, 2019 - 10:45 pm
By Ashley Strickland, CNN (CNN) -- Far outside our Milky Way galaxy, something is causing repeating short bursts of radio waves to be released into space. Scientists have recorded the second repeating fast radio burst to be discovered, according to a study published Wednesday in the journal Nature...
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