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Hubble snaps gargantuan 665 million pixel mosaic of neighboring Triangulum Galaxy

Gizmag - Tue 8 Jan 19

Astronomers have pieced together a massive mosaic of the nearby Triangulum Galaxy from images taken by the Hubble Space Telescope. The Vast spiral galaxy is located just three million ...

'Missing' galactic mergers come to light with new technique

Phys.org - Tue 8 Jan 19

Galaxy mergers—in which two galaxies join together over billions of years in sometimes-dramatic bursts of light—aren't always easy for astronomers to spot. Now, scientists from the University ...

Young planets orbiting red dwarfs may lack ingredients for life

Phys.org - Tue 8 Jan 19

Rocky planets orbiting red dwarf stars may be bone dry and lifeless, according to a new study using NASA's Hubble Space Telescope. Water and organic compounds, essential for life as we know ...

Young planets orbiting red dwarfs may lack ingredients for life, SpaceDaily - Wed 9 Jan 19

Star gas, heading fast out of Dodge

Cosmos Magazine - Mon 7 Jan 19

Hubble captures fast-moving ejecta.

Neighboring galaxy found to be on a collision course with the Milky Way

Gizmag - Fri 4 Jan 19

When we think of celestial threats to our planet, we usually think of big asteroids and comets, and maybe the odd gamma ray burst or supernova. What we probably wouldn't think of is ...

Catastrophic galactic collision could send Solar System flying into space

Phys.org - Fri 4 Jan 19

New research led by astrophysicists at Durham University, UK, predicts that the Large Magellanic Cloud (LMC) could hit the Milky Way in two billion years' time.

Catastrophic galactic collision could send Solar System flying into space, Eurekalert - Thu 3 Jan 19

A cosmic collision may be coming for our galaxy sooner than we thought

Newscientist - Thu 3 Jan 19

The nearby Large Magellanic Cloud may be on a collision course with the Milky Way - and it could make our galaxy less strange when they smash in 2 billion years

Mysterious Blobs Around M-Dwarf Stars May Be Bad News for Alien Life

SPACE.com - Thu 10 Jan 19

The sort of small, young, active stars that have become most exciting to astronomers looking for exoplanets may actually push away precisely what could be necessary to carry water to those planets ...

The Milky Way could hit another galaxy in 2 billion years, sending our solar system flying into space

USA today - Tue 8 Jan 19

Our Milky Way galaxy could collide with a nearby galaxy (the Large Magellenic Cloud) in a "spectacular" cosmic collision in about 2 billion years        

Impending Galactic Crash Could Rip Open the Black Hole at the Milky Way’s Center

Livescience - Mon 7 Jan 19

The end of the Milky Way as we know it may come 2 billion years ahead of schedule.

Milky Way will collide with nearby galaxy, hurtling solar system into space, report says

FOXNews - Mon 7 Jan 19

A nearby galaxy will slam into the Milky Way galaxy and send the solar system, where Earth resides, hurtling into space, according to a journal article in the Royal Astronomical Society.

Milky Way to face a one-two punch of galaxy collisions

Arstechnica - Sat 5 Jan 19

The Large Magellanic Cloud will hit us before Andromeda can get here.

Our Milky Way Will Crash Into a Neighbor Galaxy Sooner Than You Think

SPACE.com - Fri 4 Jan 19

Our Milky Way galaxy will endure more than one dramatic collision in the foreseeable future, new research suggests.

Milky Way on Collision Course With Large Magellanic Cloud

Geek.com - Fri 4 Jan 19

The Milky Way is on a collision course with a nearby galaxy. According to Durham University, the Large Magellanic Cloud (LMC) could crash into our Solar System in about 2 billion years. That’s ...

Astrophysicists say the Solar System will be DESTROYED by an incoming galaxy

Daily Mail - Fri 4 Jan 19

Astrophysicists at Durham University, UK, said the collision between the Large Magellanic Cloud (LMC) and the Milky Way will not happen for two billion years.

Cosmic collision billions of years off could fling Earth out of Milky Way - CNET

CNET - Thu 3 Jan 19

Our galaxy may be headed for a crash that could create space fireworks and exile our whole solar system. Fortunately, we have a little time to prepare.

Astronomers find warped protoplanetary disk around distant star

UPI - Tue 8 Jan 19

Researchers in Japan have identified a young star with an already warped protoplanetary disk.

Galaxy collision could send solar system flying

SpaceDaily - Thu 3 Jan 19

Durham UK (SPX) Jan 04, 2019 A nearby galaxy is hurtling towards the Milky Way on a collision course that could fling our solar system into interstellar space. New research led by astrophysicists ...