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Scientists challenge Big Bang theory


August 21st, 2012 - 1:01 pm ICT by IANS
Sydney, Aug 21 (IANS) The beginning of the universe should not be ascribed to the Big Bang. It was more like water freezing into ice, say theoretical physicists from the ... Read more...

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Billions of life bearing planets float in the milky way


May 14th, 2012 - 3:26 pm ICT by IANS
London, May 14 (IANS) A few hundred thousand billion free-floating life-bearing earth-sized planets may exist in the space between stars in the Milky Way, says a study.The idea is being ... Read more...

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Scientists explain obscene growth of black holes


March 25th, 2012 - 5:26 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, March 25 (IANS) A new theory about why black holes become so hugely massive has been put forth by astronomers from University of Leicester, UK and Monash University, Australia.Andrew ... Read more...

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Astronomers stumble on massive black holes


December 7th, 2011 - 3:46 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Dec 7 (IANS) Astronomers have stumbled on the most massive black holes, each as big as 10 billion suns, in two separate galaxies about 300 million light years away ... Read more...

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Researcher computes universe’s expansion speed


July 28th, 2011 - 11:40 am ICT by IANS
Sydney, July 28 (IANS) A researcher has come up with one of the most accurate measurements ever made of how fast the universe is expanding.Florian Beutler, doctoral candidate with the ... Read more...

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Now, visually explore space, time using Google’s time machine!


April 25th, 2011 - 6:01 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, April 26 (ANI): Google has created a time machine with which one can simultaneously explore space and time at extremely high resolutions.Researchers at Carnegie Mellon University's Robotics Institute have leveraged the ... Read more...

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Scientists discover what could be heaviest stable antinucleus


April 25th, 2011 - 3:55 pm ICT by ANI
London, Apr 25 (ANI): A team of scientists have discovered a new particle, also known as the anti-alpha, which could be the heaviest antinucleus ever detected.Members of the international STAR collaboration ... Read more...

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Now, visually explore space, time using a time machine!


April 22nd, 2011 - 4:48 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, April 22 (ANI): Scientists have created a time machine with which one can simultaneously explore space and time at extremely high resolutions.Researchers at Carnegie Mellon University's Robotics Institute have leveraged the ... Read more...

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Scientists test theory that early universe was one-dimensional


April 21st, 2011 - 3:13 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Apr 21 (ANI): A team of scientists has outlined a test for the theory that the early universe, which exploded from a single point and was very, very small at ... Read more...

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Galaxies ‘formed much earlier than thought’


April 13th, 2011 - 11:41 am ICT by ANI
Washington, April 13 (ANI): Using NASA telescopes, astronomers have discovered a distant galaxy with stars that began forming just 200 million years after the big bang.The finding could shed new light ... Read more...

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Scientists find galaxy cluster aged 3bn yrs, but still very young


March 10th, 2011 - 3:01 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Mar 10 (ANI): ESO's Very Large Telescope has discovered the most distant mature cluster of galaxies ever found which is three billion years old."We have measured the distance to the most ... Read more...

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Cosmos 250 times bigger than visible universe


February 3rd, 2011 - 4:13 pm ICT by IANS
London, Feb 3 (IANS) Just how big is the universe is a question that has baffled cosmologists for decades. But now scientists have reasons to believe that it is at least ... Read more...

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NASA telescopes discover most distant galaxy cluster


January 13th, 2011 - 6:22 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Jan 13 (ANI): NASA telescopes have identified a burgeoning galactic metropolis-the most distant known in the early universe.The developing cluster, named COSMOS-AzTEC3, was discovered and characterized by multi-wavelength telescopes, including NASA's ... Read more...

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Stars forming ‘much more rapidly than previously believed’


December 17th, 2010 - 4:36 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Dec 17 (ANI): Astronomers have presented the first conclusive evidence for a dramatic surge in star birth in a newly discovered population of massive galaxies in the early Universe.Their measurements ... Read more...

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New experiment may reveal how first galaxies formed and evolved


December 9th, 2010 - 4:34 pm ICT by ANI
London, Dec 9 (ANI): Astronomers at Massachusetts Institute of Technology and Arizona State University have developed a small-scale radio astronomy experiment designed to detect a never-before-seen signal from the early universe, a ... Read more...

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How the universe evolved from a super-hot liquid


November 21st, 2010 - 12:15 pm ICT by ANI
London, Nov 21 (ANI): An experiment to recreate the conditions of Big Bang has suggested that the universe was a super-hot liquid in the moments immediately after its birth.The results of ... 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 way to peer at hidden distant galaxies


November 5th, 2010 - 3:00 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Nov 05 (ANI): Using the world's largest space telescope, ESA's Herschel Space Observatory, a UK-led team has discovered a new way of locating a natural phenomenon that acts like a zoom ... Read more...

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Scientists predict future of globular cluster in Milky Way


October 27th, 2010 - 4:23 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Oct 27 (ANI): Astronomers have used the NASA/ESA Hubble Space Telescope to look thousands of years into the future.Looking at the heart of Omega Centauri, a globular cluster in ... Read more...

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How young galaxies can grow gently


October 14th, 2010 - 2:46 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Oct 14 (ANI): Galaxies often collide and then merge to form larger systems and this process is certainly an important growth mechanism. However, an additional way has been proposed so that ... Read more...

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Hubble astronomers discover an overheated early universe


October 8th, 2010 - 4:38 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Oct 8 (ANI): Scientists discovered have that quasars -- the brilliant core of active galaxies -- emitted massive blasts of radiation in the early Universe, essentially delaying the growth of ... Read more...

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NASA’s MIRI instrument gets first taste of space in test facilities


October 2nd, 2010 - 3:59 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Oct 2 (ANI): A new instrument set to fly aboard NASA's James Webb Space Telescope got its first taste of space in the test facilities at the Rutherford Appleton Laboratory (RAL) ... Read more...

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Universal, primordial magnetic fields discovered in deep space


September 22nd, 2010 - 5:40 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Sept 22 (ANI): Scientists have discovered evidence of "universal ubiquitous magnetic fields" that have permeated deep space between galaxies since the time of the Big Bang.Caltech physicist Shin'ichiro Ando and Alexander ... Read more...

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Universe at big bang’s time was highly chaotic


September 8th, 2010 - 2:18 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Sep 8 (ANI): Using rigorous mathematical arguments, researchers have proved that the expansion of the universe at the time of the big bang was highly chaotic.The study by Northwestern University physicist ... Read more...

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Milky Way’s ancient stars are remnants of other smaller galaxies


June 30th, 2010 - 3:53 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, June 30 (ANI): Several of the Milky Way's ancient stars are remnants of other smaller galaxies torn apart by violent galactic collisions that took place some five billion years ago, new ... Read more...

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LOFAR raises hopes of unravelling mysteries of universe


June 15th, 2010 - 6:04 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, June 15 (ANI): The world's largest radio telescope, LOFAR, has officially been launched, raising scientists' hopes of unravelling the hidden mysteries of the universe. The giant telescope, unveiled by Queen Beatrix ... Read more...

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New evidence found for asymmetry between matter and antimatter


May 25th, 2010 - 4:55 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, May 25 (ANI): Scientists have found evidence for a significant violation of matter-antimatter symmetry in decays of B-mesons, which are exotic particles produced in high energy particle collisions.Physicists at Fermi National ... Read more...

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Glistening galaxies tend to cluster in busiest parts of universe


May 21st, 2010 - 2:50 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, May 20 (ANI): Glistening galaxies preferentially occupy regions of the universe containing more dark matter, astronomers have found.Using a super-sensitive camera/spectrometer on the Herschel SpaceObservatory, astronomers, including a UC Irvine team ... Read more...

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Catastrophic event halted birth of stars, say Durham researchers


March 10th, 2010 - 3:22 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Mar.10 (ANI): Scientists at Durham University's Department of Physics have found evidence of a catastrophic event that they believe was responsible for halting the birth of stars in a galaxy in ... Read more...

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Scientists discover most massive form of antimatter to date


March 5th, 2010 - 3:01 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, March 5 (ANI): An international team of scientists studying high-energy collisions of gold ions at the Relativistic Heavy Ion Collider (RHIC) has published evidence of the most massive antinucleus discovered to ... 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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Why fewer stars are born today than in the early universe


February 13th, 2010 - 3:22 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Feb 13 (ANI): University of Arizona (UA) astronomers have helped solve why fewer stars are born today than in the early universe, a mystery that has long puzzled scientists."We have known ... Read more...

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Ancient helium shows up in Big Bang’s echo


February 9th, 2010 - 2:43 pm ICT by ANI
London, Feb 9 (ANI): Reports indicate that the subtle signal of ancient helium has shown up for the first time in light left over from the big bang, a discovery that will ... Read more...

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Age of Universe estimated to be 13.75 billion years


February 5th, 2010 - 1:38 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Feb 5 (ANI): New estimates have indicated that the age of the Universe is 13.75 billion years, which is 20 million years more than was analyzed earlier.Previously, scientists using data from ... Read more...

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Milky Way’s centre 10 times stronger than rest of the Galaxy


January 7th, 2010 - 2:39 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, January 7 (ANI): An international research project has revealed that the magnetic field in the centre of the Milky Way is at least 10 times stronger than the rest of the ... Read more...

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