In this Apogee Podcast, Cosmic discusses historical observations of the center of the Milky Way, and what current observations tell us about this fascinating and enigmatic object.
It’s not just our Solar System that has a habitable zone, it turns out our entire galaxy has regions which would be hostile to the formation of life as we know it.
The Milky Way is totally warped!
And Curiosity is measuring Martian gravity ! #365DaysOfAstro
We found the Earth! It’s on the moon. Oh. Wait what? Check it out here at #365DaysOfAtsro with @PaulMattSutter
Understanding our Galaxy through GAIA Mission with @einionyn & @georgeseabroke. More at #365DaysOfAstro
The Milky Way has gobbled up dozens of dwarf galaxies and added them to its structure. Today we’re going to look at the ongoing hunt for the wreckage of past mergers. And what we’ve discovered about dwarf galaxies in general.
Summer is when the heart of the Milky Way graces the night sky. It’s time to observe and take a picture. But how?
How do we know Milky Way’s shape and take a picture of it from outside?