Bing Bang Afterglow - Galaxy with Halo - Messier 94

Big Bang Afterglow Showing How Galaxies Form

The Big Bang Afterglow is known as the Cosmic Microwave Background (CMB). Discover how combining CMB data with galactic observations is unlocking the secret of galaxy formation. (4:30 min read)

Tidal Dwarf Galaxy in Front of Spiral Galaxy

Tidal Dwarf Galaxy Reveals Clues About Star Formation

A tidal dwarf galaxy has been the target of an international research team. Discover how their discoveries challenge what we thought we knew about how stars form. (4:30 min read)

Galaxy Formation: Artists' Conception of Wolfe Disk Galaxy

Galaxy Formation: New Wolfe Disk Upends Old Theories

Galaxy Formation in the early Universe was thought to be a chaotic series of collisions. Find out how a newly discovered disk galaxy calls that idea into question. (4:00 min read)

Faint Satellite Galaxies Network Diagram with Milky Way in Centre

Can Faint Satellite Galaxies Solve Dark Matter Mystery?

We may have 150 faint satellite galaxies orbiting the Milky Way. Find out how this could help explain the mystery of dark matter in the universe. (4:00 min read)

Massive Stars Forming in Tarantula Nebula

Massive Stars: Can They Form on Their Own?

Massive stars produce the heavier elements from which we're all made. Find out how the Hubble Telescope is shedding new light on where they came from. (4:30 min read time)