andromeda galaxy

‘Milky Way heading for collision with Andromeda galaxy’


June 4th, 2012 - 3:27 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, June 4 (IANS) Our Milky Way galaxy is heading for a massive collision with the neighbouring Andromeda galaxy, but not before four billion years from now, say scientists.The ... Read more...

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Thick disc of older stars discovered in nearby Andromeda galaxy


February 16th, 2011 - 1:17 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Feb 16 (ANI): Scientists have identified for the first time a thick stellar disc in the Andromeda galaxy, the nearest large spiral galaxy to our own Milky Way.According to an international ... Read more...

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Seeing the Andromeda galaxy in a new light


January 6th, 2011 - 1:36 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Jan 6 (ANI): ESA's Herschel and XMM-Newton space observatories have revealed the Andromeda Galaxy in a new light, showing that that more stars are on their way.Andromeda, like many other galaxies, ... Read more...

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Collision of galaxies ‘formed Andromeda’


November 26th, 2010 - 1:19 pm ICT by ANI
London, Nov 26 (ANI): Astronomers has revealed that Andromeda - the nearest spiral galaxy to the Milky Way- was born when two smaller galaxies collided.An international team, who conducted a computer simulation ... Read more...

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‘Cosmic candles’ result of colliding dead stars


February 22nd, 2010 - 2:52 pm ICT by ANI
Sydney, Feb 22 (ANI): In a new research, scientists have found that supernova, which are 'cosmic candles' used to fix the distance of objects in the universe, are caused by the merger ... Read more...

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New stellar streams in Andromeda galaxy show galaxy formation through mergers


January 28th, 2010 - 5:18 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, January 28 (ANI): A team of astronomers has discovered new stellar streams in a vast region surrounding the disk of Andromeda, in its so-called stellar halo, which shows galaxy formation through ... Read more...

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Astronomers discover new tidal streams in Andromeda Galaxy


January 8th, 2010 - 4:35 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, January 8 (ANI): An international team of astronomers has identified two new tidal streams in the Andromeda Galaxy, the remnants of dwarf galaxies consumed by our large galactic neighbor.Analysis of the ... Read more...

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Astronomers discover 33 pairs of waltzing black holes


January 5th, 2010 - 3:04 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, January 5 (ANI): A team of astronomers has announced that they have discovered 33 pairs of waltzing black holes in distant galaxies.Dr. Julia Comerford of the University of California, Berkeley, ... Read more...

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NASA’s Swift satellite makes best-ever ultraviolet portrait of Andromeda galaxy


September 17th, 2009 - 1:36 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, September 17 (ANI): NASA's Swift satellite has acquired the highest-resolution view of a neighboring spiral galaxy ever attained in the ultraviolet.The galaxy, known as M31 in the constellation Andromeda, is ... Read more...

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Andromeda galaxy expanded by cannibalizing on stars from other galaxies


September 3rd, 2009 - 12:27 pm ICT by ANI
London, September 3 (ANI): A new research has shown that the vast Andromeda galaxy appears to have expanded by cannibalizing on stars from other galaxies.According to a report by BBC News, when ... Read more...

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First planet spotted outside the Milky Way may lie in Andromeda galaxy


June 15th, 2009 - 2:15 pm ICT by ANI
London, June 15 (ANI): A team of astronomers has claimed to have seen hints of the first planet to be spotted outside the Milky Way galaxy, in the Andromeda galaxy.According to a ... Read more...

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Milky Way has become a faster spinner, making it more massive


January 6th, 2009 - 12:50 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Jan 6 (ANI): In a new research, a team of scientists has determined that the Milky Way Galaxy is rotating about 100,000 miles per hour faster than previously understood, making ... Read more...

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The Antennae Galaxies are much closer than previously thought


May 10th, 2008 - 12:26 pm ICT by admin
Berlin, May 10 (ANI): A new research by astronomers using the Advanced Camera for Surveys onboard the NASA/ESA Hubble Space Telescope, has shown that the Antennae Galaxies, which are a pair ... Read more...

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2007 Gamma ray burst did not originate from neutron stars or black holes in Andromeda Galaxy


January 5th, 2008 - 12:23 pm ICT by admin
Washington, Jan 5 (ANI): New observations from physicists have led to the conclusion that intense burst of gamma rays possibly coming from the Andromeda Galaxy in February 2007 lacked a gravitational wave, ... Read more...

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Indian-origin astronomer theorises that Milky Way could have a hidden twin


December 1st, 2007 - 12:58 pm ICT by admin
London, Dec 1 (ANI): A team of astronomers including an Indian born scientist have hinted at the possibility of the Milky Way galaxy having a twin, based on data from the 2 ... Read more...

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