A research team has reported the discovery of a large extragalactic structure obscured from view beyond a portion of the Milky Way galaxy, in a new paper outlining their preliminary findings.
We live in the gravitational potential well of the Milky Way galaxy, and therefore we age more slowly than the cosmos at large. By how much?
Astronomers have learned surprising things from the oldest and most distant galaxies in our universe, a search that has also led to a few controversies.
This week, we look at the historic launch of the James Webb Space Telescope, the critical days ahead, and the discoveries it is expected to make.
Researchers studying the galaxy SPT0311-58, which is over 12.8 billion light years away, say they have found signs...
An alien civilization, or even humans, may soon be able to conquer the entire galaxy... a feat that would only require a billion years to complete.