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Scientists solve 16-year-old Blue Ring Nebula mystery

Scientists solve 16-year-old Blue Ring Nebula mystery

The nebula -- a cloud of gas in space -- is likely composed of debris from two stars that collided and merged into a single star, said a ...Read More

Earth-sized rogue planet found floating in the Milky Way

Earth-sized rogue planet found floating in the Milky Way

Rogue planets are a bit uncommon as although many of the known exoplanets discovered so far do not resemble those in our solar system, th...Read More

It is possible for humans to listen to the centre of Milky Way!

It is possible for humans to listen to the centre of Milky Way!

Researchers at NASA turned astronomical images of the supernova Cassiopeia A and the "Pillars of Creation" into sound. The Pillars of Cre...Read More

New Hubble image shows colourful stars packed close together

New Hubble image shows colourful stars packed close together

This tight grouping of thousands of stars is located near the edge of the Large Magellanic Cloud, a satellite galaxy of our own Milky Way...Read More

Hungriest of black holes among the most massive in the universe

Hungriest of black holes among the most massive in the universe

It is 34 billion times the mass of our Sun and gorges on nearly the equivalent of one Sun every day, according to the researchers.

Is this how the Sun & Solar system were born?

Is this how the Sun & Solar system were born?

Scientists say that collision between our galaxy, the Milky Way, and a smaller galaxy led to the formation of the Hot star & emergence of...Read More

Spotted: Young stars in outskirts of Milky Way

Spotted: Young stars in outskirts of Milky Way

Washington: Scientists have spotted a flock of young stars in the outskirts of the Milky Way, which is the home to some of the oldest sta...Read More

Milky Way is about 890 bn times the mass of our Sun

Milky Way is about 890 bn times the mass of our Sun

New York: While it is not possible to put the entire Milky Way on a scale, that has not deterred astronomers from trying to make measurem...Read More

Star-quake will help decode Milky Way better

Star-quake will help decode Milky Way better

Washington: The age of the “thick disc” of Milky Way galaxy, which contains our solar system, has remained quite a mystery but a recent d...Read More

Milky Way’s heart exploded recently!

Milky Way’s heart exploded recently!

According to a study, 3.5 million years ago a supermassive black hole blew up in the centre of the galaxy which led to the massive explosion

Galactic clash on the cards

Galactic clash on the cards

London: A catastrophic collision with a neighbouring galaxy in two billion years’ time could wake up Milky Way galaxy’s dormant black hol...Read More

Milky Way may gobble up the Dwarf galaxy

Milky Way may gobble up the Dwarf galaxy

Canberra: A dwarf galaxy near the Milky Way called the Small Magellanic Cloud is slowly dying from gradual loss of energy to form stars, ...Read More

Vast wave of hot gas that is massive than Milky way

Vast wave of hot gas that is massive than Milky way

An international team of scientists has discovered a vast wave of hot gas in the nearby Perseus galaxy cluster. Spanning some 200,000 lig...Read More

Turn Around for Miracles

Turn Around for Miracles

It is so ironical that no school, college or university we go to, teach us what “We”actually are. I am not talking of the biological stud...Read More

NASA telescope throws light on existence of dark matter

NASA telescope throws light on existence of dark matter

Washington: A signal detected from the neighbouring Andromeda galaxy may indicate presence of the mysterious dark matter – the elusive su...Read More

Bridge of stars connects two largest galaxies of Milky Way

Bridge of stars connects two largest galaxies of Milky Way

London: The two largest satellite galaxies of the Milky Way – known as the Magellanic Clouds – appear to be connected by a bridge stretch...Read More

Mysterious dark matter may be killing galaxies

Mysterious dark matter may be killing galaxies

Melbourne: Halos of dark matter may be stripping away gas from galaxies and sending them to an early death by depriving them of the mater...Read More

Scientists create detailed map of the Milky Way

Scientists create detailed map of the Milky Way

Sydney: Scientists have created a detailed map of the Milky Way using two large fully steerable radio telescopes in Germany and Australia.

Young massive star identified in the Milky Way

Young massive star identified in the Milky Way

London: A team of astronomers has identified a young star, located almost 11,000 light years away, which could help us understand how the...Read More

Aliens may take 1,500 more years to contact Earth: study

Aliens may take 1,500 more years to contact Earth: study

New York: Aliens may take another 1,500 years to contact us as Earth’s physical attributes are not unique making it difficult for the ext...Read More

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