Milky Way Galaxy

This is what it looks like when a black hole devours matter
Jun 26, 2015

At the center of our galaxy is a black hole nine light-years wide and four million times more massive than our Sun. It's a monstrous astronomical creature that devours matter, and thanks to a very sophisticated telescope we've got a better picture of what that looks like.

New study indicates Milky Way could be slinging asteroids toward Earth
Apr 29, 2014

A new study seems to indicate the makeup of the Milky Way is a little different than we'd thought, and it could be slinging asteroids at the little blue marble we call home.