Astrophysicists discover planets in extragalactic galaxies using microlensing

Your daily selection of the latest science news! According to Phys.org – latest science and technology news stories The gravitational lens RX J1131-1231 galaxy with the lens galaxy at the … Continue reading Astrophysicists discover planets in extragalactic galaxies using microlensing

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This is the One of the Largest Structures We Know of in the Universe

The Milky Way Galaxy, which measures 100,000 to 180,000 light years (31 – 55 kiloparsecs) in diameter and contains 100 to 400 billion stars, is so immense that it boggles … Continue reading This is the One of the Largest Structures We Know of in the Universe

Researchers capture first ‘image’ of a dark matter web that connects galaxies

Dark matter filaments bridge the space between galaxies in this false colour map. The locations of bright galaxies are shown by the white regions and the presence of a dark … Continue reading Researchers capture first ‘image’ of a dark matter web that connects galaxies

Scientists reach back in time to discover some of the most power-packed galaxies 

In the heart of an active galaxy, matter falling toward a supermassive black hole generates jets of particles traveling near the speed of light. Credit: NASA’s Goddard Space Flight Center … Continue reading Scientists reach back in time to discover some of the most power-packed galaxies 

Scientists are about to switch on a telescope that could photograph a black hole’s event horizon

Black holes are among the most fascinating objects in the known Universe. But despite the fact that they’re suspected to lurk at the centre of most galaxies, the reality is … Continue reading Scientists are about to switch on a telescope that could photograph a black hole’s event horizon