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Planck reveals unseen wonders of the universe


January 12th, 2011 - 4:58 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Jan 12 (ANI): Europe's Planck spacecraft has unveiled some stunning astronomical finds, including massive galaxy clusters and new unidentified objects."These new results are all vital pieces of a jigsaw that could ... Read more...

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Scientists find ‘modern’ galaxies amongst ancient galaxy clusters


May 13th, 2010 - 11:55 am ICT by ANI
Washington, May 13 (ANI): A team of astronomers has discovered a young cluster, born just 2.8 billion years after the Big Bang, that appears very similar to the much older present-day galaxy ... Read more...

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Black holes with a retrograde spin can create jets that control galaxy evolution


February 12th, 2010 - 1:46 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Feb 12 (ANI): A team of scientists has suggested that the jets that control galaxy evolution might be formed by the retrograde spin of supermassive black holes.Every galaxy has a collection ... Read more...

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Where’s all the missing ordinary matter of the Universe?


January 7th, 2010 - 3:02 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, January 7 (ANI): An international team of scientists has found that individual galactic objects have less ordinary matter, relative to dark matter, than does the Universe as a whole.Scientists believe ... Read more...

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Top 10 discoveries of the decade


December 29th, 2009 - 5:17 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, December 29 (ANI): An article in Discovery News has listed the top ten discoveries of the decade.At number 10 is the discovery of Eris in 2005, a minor body that ... Read more...

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Largest ever survey of very distant galaxy clusters completed


July 1st, 2009 - 12:42 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, July 1 (ANI): An international team of researchers led by a UC (University of California) Riverside astronomer has completed the largest ever survey designed to find very distant clusters of galaxies. ... Read more...

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When mammoth galaxy clusters collide in a ‘cosmic free-for-all’


April 17th, 2009 - 12:53 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, April 17 (ANI): By combining information from three different telescopes, scientists are learning what happens when some of the largest galaxy clusters in the Universe collide with each other in ... Read more...

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Astronomers chart most accurate map of galaxies in our region of universe


April 3rd, 2009 - 1:59 pm ICT by ANI
Sydney, April 3 (ANI): An international team of astronomers has completed the most accurate map of hundreds of thousands of galaxies in our region of the universe.According to a report by ... Read more...

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Astronomers discover a pair of twin black holes


March 5th, 2009 - 3:59 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, March 5 (ANI): Astronomers from the National Optical Astronomy Observatory (NOAO) in Tucson, Arizona, have found what looks like a pair of twin black holes, orbiting each other in the ... Read more...

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Galactic tug of war may create giant island universe in deep space


March 4th, 2009 - 2:38 pm ICT by ANI
Berlin, March 4 (ANI): A new Hubble image shows three galaxies locked in a gravitational tug- of-war that may result in the eventual demise of one of them, and merger into ... Read more...

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Dark matter in our Universe is ”just right” for life


December 5th, 2008 - 2:46 pm ICT by ANI
London, Dec 5 (ANI): A new model by a scientist has determined that the amount of dark matter in our Universe is ''just right'' for life to emerge. According to a ... Read more...

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Astronomers search for antimatter in colliding galaxies


November 1st, 2008 - 3:40 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Nov 1 (ANI): Astronomers have probed the collision of two large clusters of galaxies, using NASAs Chandra X-ray Observatory and Compton Gamma Ray Observatory , to search for evidence of ... Read more...

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Existence of faint gamma-ray bursts confirmed


October 14th, 2008 - 4:35 pm ICT by ANI
Paris, Oct 14 (ANI): ESAs (European Space Agencys) Integral gamma-ray observatory has observed several low-luminosity gamma-ray bursts, confirming the existence of an entire population of weaker bursts hardly noticed so far.When ... Read more...

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Galactic superclash proves rarity of antimatter in the Universe


September 3rd, 2008 - 3:44 pm ICT by ANI
London, September 3 (ANI): A research on the collision of entire clusters of galaxies has helped set the strongest limit yet on the amount of antimatter in the Universe, proving that ... Read more...

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Most massive cluster of galaxies in Universe discovered


August 26th, 2008 - 11:55 am ICT by ANI
Paris, August 26 (ANI): ESAs (European Space Agencys) orbiting X-ray observatory XMM-Newton has discovered the most massive cluster of galaxies seen in the distant Universe until now.The newly-discovered cluster, known only ... Read more...

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Astronomers detect the most direct evidence of dark energy


August 12th, 2008 - 1:49 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, August 12 (ANI): Astronomers have detected the most direct evidence of dark energy in supervoids and superclusters, deep in space. According to a report in National Geographic News, a new color-coded ... Read more...

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Astronomers observe clearest detection of dark energy to date


August 6th, 2008 - 12:02 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, August 6 (ANI): Astronomers at the University of Hawaii have observed what may be the clearest detection of dark energy to date, by looking at microwaves left over from the ... Read more...

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NASA instrument to study matter in extreme environments of the universe


June 28th, 2008 - 3:29 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, June 28 (ANI): An instrument to study the matter in extreme environments of the universe has been given the green light from NASA Headquarters, Washington.Known as the High-Resolution Soft X-Ray ... Read more...

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Astronomers start searching for orphan stars using upgraded telescope


May 20th, 2008 - 1:20 pm ICT by admin
Washington, May 20 (ANI): Astronomers from the Case Western Reserve University in the US have begin searching for the faint sea of orphan stars strewn throughout the nearby Virgo cluster of ... Read more...

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Astronomers find missing piece of cosmological puzzle


May 7th, 2008 - 12:37 pm ICT by admin
Berlin, May 7 (ANI): Astronomers have detected a part of the long-searched baryonic matter in space, which is the material out of which four percent of the Universe is composed.This ... Read more...

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