News Articles for "Galaxy"
Star survey sheds light on galaxy origins
Astronomers using a telescope that escaped a bushfire in January have completed a survey shedding light on stars' origins and how galaxies grow by gobbling...read more
Black holes in galaxies rotate fast, study finds
There's a new spin on supermassive black holes: They're incredibly fast, astronomers say. It's long been suspected that gigantic black holes lurking in th...read more
Closest Earth-like planet 'stroll across park'
Earth-like worlds may be closer and more plentiful than anyone imagined. Astronomers reported Wednesday that the nearest Earth-like planet may be just 13 ...read more
Aussie professor gets US astronomy gong
The Australian behind the field of galactic archaeology has been awarded the American Astronomical Society's top prize for a lifetime of achievement.Ken Fr...read more