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#Milky Way

From TheJournal.ie Seven planets in Milky Way have water and are potentially 'habitable' Potential Life

Seven planets in Milky Way have water and are potentially 'habitable'

Based in the Trappist-1 system, the planets seem to contain water and have rocky surfaces.

Celebrations now contain Milky Way Crispy Rolls

Did we not just suggest this?!

From TheJournal.ie 'One of those Wow moments': Astronomers stunned by star 'nursery' age find Milky Way

'One of those Wow moments': Astronomers stunned by star 'nursery' age find

Images reveal three distinct populations of stars in the central parts of Orion.

From TheJournal.ie I Can't Believe This Is Ireland Pic Of The Day Wow

I Can't Believe This Is Ireland Pic Of The Day

This stunning scene of Milky Way and Aurora Borealis was caught last night at Malin Head.

From TheJournal.ie NASA finds 'bonanza' of 715 new planets, but how many could support life? Uncharted Space
From TheJournal.ie Europe's €740 million star-hunting telescope 'Gaia' enters Earth orbit Seeing Stars

Europe's €740 million star-hunting telescope 'Gaia' enters Earth orbit

Data from the craft will be used to create the most accurate 3D map of the Milky Way yet, allowing astronomers to determine the origin and evolution of the galaxy.

From TheJournal.ie ESA launches rocket that will create a detailed map of the Milky Way SPACE DISCOVERY

ESA launches rocket that will create a detailed map of the Milky Way

Today engineers will command Gaia to perform the first of two critical thruster firings to ensure it’s on the right trajectory.

From TheJournal.ie Best 3D map of the centre of the Milky Way, ever... Galaxy Quest

Best 3D map of the centre of the Milky Way, ever...

Two groups of astronomers have used data from ESO telescopes to make the best three-dimensional map yet of the centre of our galaxy. Turns out it’s shaped a bit like a peanut…

This kitten is more excited about milk than anyone has ever been about anything Milky Way This post contains videos
From TheJournal.ie Earth-sized planet found just outside solar system Stellar Neighbour

Earth-sized planet found just outside solar system

Astronomers have found the closest planet in location and size to the Earth circling a star in the system Alpha Centauri.

Photo: Cliffs of Moher, meet the Milky Way

Damien Stenson captured this incredible image on the Clare coast.

From TheJournal.ie Take 5: Monday Take 5

Take 5: Monday

5 minutes, 5 stories, 5 o’clock.

From TheJournal.ie WATCH: Physicists recreate the formation of the Milky Way A Star Is Born This post contains videos

WATCH: Physicists recreate the formation of the Milky Way

See that great big swirl there? That’s our home. An international team have used Swiss supercomputers to replay its creation.