Milky Way swallows up stream of stars

Using the Sloan Digital Sky Survey, researchers have discovered a stream of stars believed to be the remnant of an ancient cluster slowly being ingested by our own Milky Way galaxy.

Map of universe offers clues to dark energy

The biggest-ever 3D map of the universe has been released, including more than 500,000 galaxies and 100,000 stars.

Milky Way still rings like a bell after cosmic crash

Our galaxy is still reverberating from a strike by a small galaxy or massive dark matter structure.

Team creates largest-ever 3D map of early universe

Scientists have created the biggest ever 3D map of the distant universe, using the light from 14,000 supermassive black holes, or quasars, at the centers of galaxies billions of light years away.