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Supermassive black hole discovered in dwarf galaxy


January 10th, 2011 - 2:20 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Jan 10 (ANI): Astronomers have discovered a supermassive black hole in a small nearby galaxy that may shed light on how black holes and galaxies may have grown in the early ... Read more...

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Most massive stars in universe can form in near isolation: Study


December 22nd, 2010 - 2:29 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Dec 22 (ANI): A new research by University of Michigan astronomers has found that the most massive stars in the universe could form essentially anywhere, including in near isolation; they ... Read more...

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NASA’s Hubble finds spark of life in ancient galaxy


November 19th, 2010 - 5:55 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Nov 19 (ANI): For some time now, astronomers have believed that ancient elliptical galaxies do not give birth to new stars anymore, but new images captured by NASA's Hubble Space ... Read more...

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New Hubble observations reveal composition of ’star guts’ pouring out


September 4th, 2010 - 6:12 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Sept 4 (ANI): A new study led by the University of Colorado at Boulder has revealed that observations made with NASA's newly refurbished Hubble Space Telescope of a nearby supernova ... Read more...

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A celestial menagerie on display in the Large Magellanic Cloud


June 2nd, 2010 - 3:05 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, June 2 (ANI): In a spectacular new image from the Wide Field Imager (WFI) at ESO's La Silla Observatory in Chile, astronomers have discovered a celestial menagerie of vast globular clusters ... Read more...

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Astronomers discover star that’s almost as old as the universe itself


March 4th, 2010 - 5:20 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, March 4 (ANI): Astronomers have discovered a relic from the early universe - a star that may have been among the second generation of stars to form after the Big Bang. ... 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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Dancing helps galaxies lose weight!


July 30th, 2009 - 12:46 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, July 30 (ANI): In an interesting new research, astronomers have determined that dwarf spheroidal galaxies, which contain few stars relative to their total mass, are formed by indulging in a cosmic ... Read more...

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Starbursts in dwarf galaxies last 100 times longer than astronomers thought


May 1st, 2009 - 3:35 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, May 1 (ANI): An analysis of archival images of small, or dwarf, galaxies taken by NASA's Hubble Space Telescope suggests that starbursts, intense regions of star formation, sweep across the ... Read more...

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Rogue black holes may wander the Milky Way


April 30th, 2009 - 2:31 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, April 30 (ANI): New calculations by scientists suggest that hundreds of massive rogue black holes, left over from the galaxy-building days of the early universe, may wander the Milky Way.The calculations ... Read more...

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Rogue black holes may trespass on our Milky Way


April 30th, 2009 - 1:35 pm ICT by IANS
New York, April 30 (IANS) Hundreds of gigantic black holes, leftovers from the galaxy-building days of the early universe, may wander into the Milky Way. These black holes may threaten to swallow ... Read more...

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Galactic freak could reveal how galaxies form


March 25th, 2009 - 1:26 pm ICT by IANS
Sydney, March 25 (IANS) Astronomers have located a galactic freak, an extremely rare ultra-compact dwarf galaxy, that could be the missing link in understanding how galaxies and their clusters evolve. The dwarf ... Read more...

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Dwarf galaxies can be made with gas leftover from early Universe


February 19th, 2009 - 3:11 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Feb 19 (ANI): NASAs Galaxy Evolution Explorer has identified dwarf galaxies forming out of nothing more than pristine gas likely leftover from the early universe.Dwarf galaxies are relatively small ... Read more...

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Omega Centauris black hole makes it look like an impostor


December 3rd, 2008 - 2:14 pm ICT by ANI
Munich, Dec 3 (ANI): New observations of the celestial giant Omega Centauri, have suggested that there is a medium sized black hole sitting at its centre, which has made astronomers suggest ... Read more...

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Milky Ways fastest stars may be immigrants from another galaxy


October 14th, 2008 - 12:50 pm ICT by ANI
London, Oct 14 (ANI): A new research has suggested that some of the Milky Ways fastest stars may be immigrants from an orbiting dwarf galaxy that merged with our own.Hypervelocity stars ... Read more...

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Telescopes paint a unique portrait of star birth


October 9th, 2008 - 2:39 pm ICT by ANI
Munich, Oct 9 (ANI): Telescopes on the ground and in space have teamed up to compose a colourful image that paints a unique multi-wavelength portrait of star birth. By offering a fresh ... Read more...

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Massive gas cloud on collision course with Milky Way in 20 to 40 million years


January 12th, 2008 - 1:04 pm ICT by admin
London, Jan 12 (ANI): New observations from the Green Bank Telescope in West Virginia, US, have indicated that a gas cloud weighing a million times the mass of the Sun, is on ... Read more...

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NASA scientists discover heftiest known Black Hole


November 14th, 2007 - 8:06 am ICT by admin
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Dwarf galaxy in nearby universe possibly 10-bln-year older than previously thought


November 14th, 2007 - 2:23 am ICT by admin
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Most luminous supernova ever found


November 14th, 2007 - 2:02 am ICT by admin
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