• ​According to a newly published paper, the distant halo of stars that orbits the Milky Way could include parts of our own galaxy that were forcefully ejected following a dramatic collision or close pass with a smaller dwarf galaxy.
  • After sporadic testing, the F1 Strategy Group says the cockpit-style "halo" will be mandatory for season 2018. Designed to protect drivers from flying debris, the slim carbon structure was chosen ahead of the aerodynamic windshield tested by Sebastian Vettel last week.
  • ​​Using archival data from ESA's XMM-Newton orbital telescope, a team of astronomers from the University of Michigan has calculated the speed of the vast halo composed of incredibly hot gas that surrounds the Milky Way.
  • A fresh analysis of data collected by NASA's WISE telescope has cast doubt on the widely accepted unified model for the composition of black holes. The study examined 170,000 supermassive black holes, and will require scientists to present new theories on the structure of these stellar giants.
  • Microsoft and 343 Industries have announced details regarding the next major instalment in its ever-popular Halo series. The news sheds light on the title and release window for new game, as well as details regarding the Spielberg helmed live-action series that will accompany the game.
  • Science
    It has been difficult to find evidence that the Universe is largely composed of a cosmic web consisting of narrow filaments, but astronomers have now photographed a segment of a cosmic filament glowing due to irradiation from a nearby quasar.
  • As November's next-gen launches begin to fade into memory, we take a minute to look forward to what the coming year holds in store for the Xbox One. From mech shooter Titanfall, to ambitious project like Remedy Entertainment's Quantum Break, there's a lot to look forward to in 2014.
  • Halo 4 is here, Gizmag goes one on one with the Master Chief in this review