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Albert Einstein's Supermassive Black Hole Theory Confirmed By Scientists
By Victoria Bryan, Reuters
A team of scientists monitored the Milky Way galaxy's center to test Einstein’s theory of general relativity.
Scientists Detect Mysterious Radio Signals From Deep Space
Strange bursts are coming from 3 billion light years away.
Gregory M Green/SLAC KIPAC
Scientists Create 3D Fly-Through Map Of Space Dust In Our Galaxy
Like a galactic GPS, better dust maps will help astronomers peer more clearly into deep space.
Harvard Scientists Say Aliens May Be Using Giant Radio Beams To Travel The Cosmos
Thousands of civilizations could be flying on interstellar sails.
Mysterious Radio Signal Bursts Tracked To Dwarf Galaxy
"Now we have to figure out why it happens," a Berkeley researcher says.
Benjamin Winkel and the HI4PI collaboration
Scientists Produce A Stunningly Detailed Map Of The Milky Way
The new map of our home galaxy reveals fine details in the spaces between stars.
ESAHubble NASA D Carter LJMU Acknowledgement Nick Rose
Why The Discovery Of The Milky Way's 'Dark Twin' Is Such A Big Deal
Dragonfly 44 could help solve one of nature's biggest mysteries.
The First Annual UpNorth Music Festival Taking Place Beneath a Sturgeon Moon
Music, culture and travel journalist
Industry workshops will be offered with the intent of connecting artists with promoters from all over the Midwestern markets
Breathtaking Photos Show The Milky Way As Seen From Greece
By Stefanos Nikitas, HuffPost Greece
It's one of the best places in the world to see the galaxy.
Edwin Remsberg via Getty Images
Most Of Us Can't See The Milky Way Anymore. That Comes With A Price.
What would Van Gogh’s "Starry Night" look like if he lived today?
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David Trood via Getty Images
Scientists Just 'Weighed' The Milky Way, Dark Matter And All
The vast majority of our galaxy is undetectable, but that didn't stop these researchers from devising a novel way to measure it.
GPS FOR THE SOUL
Who Do You Think You Are?
Isabel Rimanoczy, Ed.D.
Author and academic researcher of the sustainability mindset
ESA/Herschel/PACS, SPIRE/Hi-GAL Project
Milky Way's Vast Galactic Plane Shimmers In Hypnotic New Video
The Herschel Space Observatory offers an unprecedented look at our galactic home.
V. Belokurov, S. Koposov & G. Torrealba, IoA Cambridge, VST ATLAS, Simon C. Smith
Elusive Dwarf Galaxy Found Orbiting Our Milky Way
It's the fourth largest circling our Milky Way, astronomers say.
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