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Recreating Our Galaxy in a Supercomputer

Simulated view of our Milky Way galaxy, seen from a nearly face-on angle. This image was created by simulating the formation of our galaxy using a supercomputer, which, in this case, consisted of 2,000 computers linked together.. Credit: Hopkins Research …

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Oldest stars found near Milky Way center

Louise Howes explains how the oldest stars ever found challenge galactic formation theories and point to huge ancient explosions called Hypernova . Credit: ANU multimedia team Oldest stars found near Milky Way center Astronomers have discovered the oldest stars ever …

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Habitable zone of a galaxy

Habitable zone of a galaxy by: Shige Abe Our Milky Way Galaxy is unusual in that it is one of the most massive galaxies in the nearby universe. Our Solar System also seems to have qualities that make it rather …

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Red Dwarf Stars

Red Dwarf Stars Red dwarf stars are more properly known as M-type main-sequence stars, with the designation M V. The “M” means that they have a surface temperature less than 4,000 degrees Kelvin. The Roman numeral “V” signifies a main-sequence …

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Milky Way Galaxy

Milky Way Galaxy Our sun is about 26,000 light-years from the center of the Milky Way Galaxy, which is about 80,000 to 120,000 light-years across (and less than 7,000 light-years thick). We are located on on one of its spiral …

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The largest star ever discovered

The largest star ever discovered The largest star ever discovered may give scientists a better sense of how massive, dying stars seed the universe with the ingredients for rocky planets and even life. W26 is about 1,500 times wider than …

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Machines teach astronomers about stars

Machines teach astronomers about stars Astronomers are enlisting the help of machines to sort through thousands of stars in our galaxy and learn their sizes, compositions and other basic traits. The research is part of the growing field of machine …

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