Tag : milky way
Hubble Telescope title : NASA's Hubble Space Telescope Captures Center of Milky Way Galaxy for the First Time
summary : The sophisticated technology of Hubble Telescope helped scientists to observe what is lurking at the center of our galaxy. Thousands of light years away, experts discovered there is a super massive black hole that is about four million times the mass of our own sun.
date : Apr 01, 2016 08:53 AM EDT
Milky Way New Images title : Milky Way's Details Revealed in New, High-Resolution Map of Galaxy
summary : A spectacular, new view of the Milky Way was released by scientists Wednesday (Feb. 24), after an ‎APEX (Atacama Pathfinder EXperiment) telescope in Chile mapped the full area of the Galactic Plane visible from the southern hemisphere for the first time at submillimeter wavelengths, which is between infrared light and radio waves. Images show the distribution of the cold dense gas along the plane of the Milky Way.
date : Feb 24, 2016 12:31 PM EST
More than one billion Earth-like planets in our Milky Way alone title : Billions of Earth-Like Planets in Our Milky Way Galaxy Alone Capable Of Sustaining Life
summary : NASA astrophysicist Natalie Batalha claimed there billions of Earth-like planets in our Milky Way Galaxy alone capable of sustaining life. These planets, Batalha said, are also orbiting around a yellow star like our sun in the orbital "habitable zone" that allows for water to be on the planets' surface.
date : Jul 30, 2015 10:20 AM EDT