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Brightly colored clouds of gas collapse to form new stars in this Hubble Space Telescope photo of a portion of the Large Magellanic Cloud.

Young stars at the edge of the Milky Way appear to have come from 2 nearby galaxies. That means a galactic collision could happen sooner than predicte...

The arrival of new stars from other galaxies heralds a collision. But it could help the Milky Way "thrive," according to a physicist.

When the Andromeda galaxy crashes into the Milky Way, this is what it could look like from Earth

The Milky Way is on track to collide with the Andromeda galaxy in about 4 billion years. NASA images reveal what the night sky might look like.
A dinosaur park sees freezing weather and snowfall in Belgrade, Serbia, February 26, 2018.

A NASA scientist’s incredible animation shows how dinosaurs roamed the Earth on the other side of the Milky Way galaxy

Dinosaurs lived on the other side of the galaxy. This animation combines paleontology and astronomy to show how that works.
An artist's conception of the dust and gas surrounding a newly formed planetary system.

Earth is screaming through space at 1.3 million mph. A simple animation by a former NASA scientist shows what that looks like.

Earth orbits the sun, which orbits the center of the Milky Way galaxy, which is itself barreling through space.
The center of the Milky Way galaxy, imaged by the Spitzer Space Telescope's infrared cameras, October 9, 2019.

A NASA image shows the center of our galaxy in unprecedented detail. Expect far more revealing photos from a soon-to-launch telescope.

NASA's upcoming James Webb Space Telescope will bring "the highest-quality image ever obtained of the galactic center," one researcher said.
An artist’s impression of the massive bursts of radiation (purple) exploding from the center of the Milky Way and impacting the Magellanic Stream (the white cloud below the Milky Way spiral).

A huge explosion sliced through our galaxy just 3.5 million years ago, as human ancestors walked the Earth. Scientists think it was nuclear activity i...

NASA's Hubble telescope found traces of the explosion in a gas stream beyond the Milky Way, "dramatically" changing scientists' view of our galaxy.
An artist's drawing of a black hole that pulls matter from a star beside it. Video could help scientists better understand how black holes consume matter.

Astronomers plan to film the black hole at the center of the Milky Way galaxy as it gobbles up stars and planets. The video could open a ‘new fi...

You might soon be able to watch hours of real-time video of the supermassive black hole at the center of the Milky Way galaxy.
The Milky Way Salted Caramel doesn't officially launch until 2020, but some are being sold in Walmart this month.

I tasted the new Milky Way Salted Caramel bar and it’s better than the original

In this comparison, I'm breaking down why the latest offering's flavors are even better than the classic and Simply Caramel versions of the candy.
The Milky Way's spiral centers around a supermassive black hole. Scientists think that every galaxy has one at its center.

Alien civilizations may have explored the galaxy and visited Earth already, new study says. We just haven’t seen them recently.

The answer to the Fermi Paradox could be that aliens have already visited Earth, a study says. But it might have been more than 10 million years ago.
Milky Way's new salted-caramel offering could be limited edition.

Milky Way Salted Caramel bars will soon be hitting shelves. Here’s what we know so far.

Some shoppers around the US will be able to try small versions of the bar in October, but others might have to wait until 2020.