Traversing Space on a Bridge of Stars

A Bridge of Stars between the Magellanic Clouds If you’ve ever been south of the equator, you’ve probably seen the Magellanic Clouds in the southern hemisphere sky. These two little galaxies  look like puffy clouds separated by a whole lot of space. It turns out that the light-years between them might …

Peeking into Galaxy Clusters

Gravitationally Bound Galaxy Collections Have Much to Reveal Some years ago, I had the privilege of being the science writer for the Griffith Observatory exhibit project. Griffith, in case you don’t know, is located in the Hollywood Hills of Los Angeles, and is one of the best-known observatories and landmarks …