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Posts From Clio Byrne-Gudding

Hidden Galaxies: Looking beyond the Milky Way

Hidden Galaxies: Looking beyond the Milky Way

Have you ever wondered about galaxies far, far away? If you have, then you are not alone.   An international team of scientists recently discovered hundreds of hidden, nearby galaxies while surveying the region behind the southern Milky Way. Using

Q&A: How Many Stars Are There in The Universe?

Q&A: How Many Stars Are There in The Universe?

Astronomers estimate that there are billions of stars in the universe, but are their numbers accurate? With increasingly sophisticated imaging technology, scientists are continuously improving their approximations.