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# Galaxy

All time
# omg moment
Astronomers find the 'impossible': A galaxy without dark matter
The discovery could revise or even upend theories of how galaxies are formed.
# Galaxy
Batch of Galaxy bars and Maltesers recalled over salmonella fears
The batch was accidentally placed on the market.
# Food Safety
Mars Ireland recalls some Galaxy chocolate products over salmonella scare
Consumers are being urged not to eat the affected products.
# Galaxy Quest
In major announcement, Nasa confirms seven Earth-like planets have been discovered
“We will never be completely sure” if there’s life there without going to these planets, researchers said.
# galaxy note 7
Samsung confirms faulty batteries led to exploding phones
The South Korean manufacturer lost billions in profit as a result of the phon
# Burcin's Galaxy
Take a look at one of the rarest types of galaxy there is
“Less than 0.1% of all observed galaxies are Hoag-type galaxies.”
# truffle shuffle
For everyone who still misses the Galaxy Truffle in the Celebrations tin
And IIIIIIIIIIIII will always love youuuuuu…
# the future is (nearly) now
The Galaxy S8 smartphone will have artificial intelligence that can order food for you
By simply asking the phone, it will perform tasks.
# Galaxy
Aer Lingus warning to passengers: Samsung Note 7 now banned from all US flights
Aviation officials issued an emergency order banning the phone from all US and Canadian flights.
# light years away
This blue light is the farthest-away galaxy ever seen
It’s among the universe’s first generation of galaxies.
# Out of this World
Look at the smiley face NASA found in space
# change of direction
Review: Is this the premium device Samsung has been looking for?
After giving its previous phones a plastic design, Samsung has released its first metal smartphone, but will the Galaxy Alpha bring in new users?
# Development
Now Samsung is working on its own Oculus Rift-style VR headset
On top of that, the company is also working on a smartwatch that can work without being tehered to a smartphone and wearable smartglasses designed to compete against Google’s own version.
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.
# moon boost
Japanese plan to turn moon into giant power plant
Robots would be used to build a ‘luna ring’ of solar panels on the surface in an ambitious project.
# Smartphones
US upholds ban on some Samsung devices
The ban had been issued due to patent infringements on Apple products with today’s decision coming as Samsung announced details of their new curved smartphone.
# 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…
# The Future
After much speculation, Samsung finally unveils smartwatch
The phone can make calls, take photos, receive notifications – basically everything a smartphone can do. But there’s a few catches…
# Fight Fight Fight
9 ways Samsung's Galaxy S4 is better than the iPhone 5
Them’s fighting words.
# Damages
Judge slashes €1 billion Samsung-Apple penalty in half
Apple had accused its rival of massive and willful copying of its designs and technology for smartphones and tablets.
# Tablet Wars
Samsung predicts record profit for fourth quarter in a row
The South Korean tech giant reckons its operating income between July and September hit a whopping €5.6 billion.
# Tech wars
Samsung to appeal after US court orders $1bn payment to Apple
The court decision could have major repercussions for the smartphone and tablet market after Samsung was found to have illegally copied some Apple devices.
# Tech wars
Court bans some Samsung and Apple products in South Korea
A court has found that both tech companies infringed on each others patents which means that some of their products including the iPhone and iPad need to come off the shelves.
# Smartphone wars
Samsung extends lead over Apple in smartphone market
An independent research group says Samsung’s range of phones – and the times it released them – helped it boost its lead.
# Tablet Wars
US court blocks sales of Samsung Galaxy Tab in patent dispute
Latest development in the tech battle over alleged patent infringement.
# Screamer
VIDEO: Montero slams home from 40 yards to rock Robbie and Becks
“Look at the nastiness of that ball”, bellowed the ESPN commentator as Fredy Montero unleashed a belter.
# Tablet Wars
Apple secures Australian ban on sale of new Samsung Galaxy tablet
The injunction is just the latest episode of an ongoing patent battle between the two tech rivals.
# Patent Wars
Apple v Samsung: German court upholds injunction banning sale of Galaxy tablets
The battle between Apple and Samsung continues with another ‘win’ for Apple in Germany today.
# A Star is Born
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.
# Patent Wars
Apple wins injunction blocking Irish sale of Samsung Galaxy phones
A Dutch court issues a preliminary injunction blocking the sale of certain models of phones in some countries including Ireland.
# Tablet Wars
Apple wins injunction blocking import of Samsung Galaxy tablets
Every country in the EU – except for the Netherlands – is subject to the injunction given by a court in Dusseldorf.
# Samsung v Apple
Samsung v Apple: the battle continues
Samsung has voluntarily dropped one of its lawsuits against Apple but the tit-for-tat legal battle rages on.
# Tablet Wars
Tablet wars roll on: Samsung v Apple
Samsung is counter-suing Apple for copyright infringement over mobile and tablet device design.