The Milky Way galaxy, which we belong to, and our closest neighbor galaxy, the Andromeda are destined to come together.
Not to worry though. This collision should not occur or 4 billion years! And, another reason not to worry, the Earth and solar system are in no danger of being destroyed.
The two galaxies are currently 2.5 million light-years away from each other. The mutual pull of gravity between the two galaxies is making the Andromeda galaxy fall toward the Milky Way galaxy.
Check out the video of a computer simulation of this collision by clicking here.
NASA astronomers announced this finding on the last day of May. Yet another great finding by the Hubble telescope!
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With the winter constellations setting at astronomical dusk, you know that the warmer seasons are coming, and with them astronomical outdoor activities can once again intensify.
A walkie-talkie, hand-held and portable, is a two-way radio transceiver.
Taking a closer look at the region of Chincoteague and Assateague islands, for stargazers to gather and watch the night sky
Hubble Mania is back for its second year! We’re pitting some of Hubble’s best images against each other in a single-elimination bracket.
At last we have a cam small in size but can it deliver the sharpest image, in any cam of its size and cost.
For the remaining weeks of winter, Orion, the celestial hunter, is still residing high in the night sky. The prominent line of his three bright belt stars has sparked legends and sky lore in many cultures past and present around the globe.