galaxies

Hubble telescope spots dwarf galaxies


November 11th, 2011 - 11:53 am ICT by IANS
Washington, Nov 11 (IANS) NASA's powerful Hubble Space Telescope has spotted a number of young dwarf galaxies brimming with star formation.The galaxies are many times smaller than the Milky ... Read more...

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Galaxies can also be awake or asleep


June 22nd, 2011 - 4:54 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, June 22 (IANS) Astronomers probing the distant universe have stumbled upon galaxies that are either awake or asleep, actively forming stars or not forming any new stars at all. ... Read more...

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Most detailed 3D map of universe unveiled


May 4th, 2011 - 6:56 pm ICT by IANS
London, May 4 (IANS) It is being touted as the biggest and the most detailed ever 3D map of the universe - a journey going back 11 billion years. Scientists ... Read more...

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Glowing bright pink spiral galaxy closer than previously thought


March 6th, 2011 - 5:18 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Mar 6 (ANI): A new image of the star-forming regions of a nearby spiral galaxy has suggested that it is closer than previously thought.The galaxy glows bright pink in the new ... Read more...

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Supercomputer to unravel mystery of creation


February 2nd, 2011 - 6:26 pm ICT by IANS
London, Feb 2 (IANS) Scientists have unveiled a new supercomputer to reveal secrets of how the universe originated. SCIAMA, backed by the power of 1,000 desktops, has been installed at the University ... Read more...

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LHC study brings scientists a step closer to dark matter discovery


February 1st, 2011 - 12:51 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Feb 1 (ANI): Physicists have carried out the first full run of experiments that smash protons together at almost the speed of light, bringing them a step closer towards the discovery ... Read more...

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Hubble discovers ‘most distant and ancient galaxy ever seen’


January 27th, 2011 - 11:42 am ICT by ANI
London, Jan 27 (ANI): Astronomers claim to have discovered what they believe is the most distant and ancient galaxy ever found.The light of the galaxy discovered by the NASA/ESA Hubble Space ... Read more...

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We are alone, aliens unlikely in the universe, says expert


January 24th, 2011 - 5:46 pm ICT by IANS
London, Jan 24 (IANS) There are probably no aliens out there - meaning we are entirely alone in the universe, said an astronomer. Even though there may many earth like planets, their ... Read more...

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NASA’s Swift satellite finds unseen black-hole-powered galaxies


January 21st, 2011 - 4:24 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Jan 21 (ANI): NASA's Swift satellite has found a largely unseen population of black-hole-powered galaxies, according to an international team of scientists."These heavily shrouded black holes are all around us. But ... Read more...

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Study finds ‘no link between dark matter, black holes’


January 21st, 2011 - 11:54 am ICT by ANI
London, Jan 21 (ANI): A new study has found that there is no direct connection between black holes and dark matter.The theory first took root when massive black holes were found at ... Read more...

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Scientists may have found missing link between young and old galaxies


January 11th, 2011 - 5:50 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Jan 11 (ANI): Astronomers at the University of California, Berkeley, have suggested a possible missing link between gas-filled, star-forming galaxies and older, gas-depleted galaxies typically characterized as "red and dead."They have ... Read more...

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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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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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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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Study predicts occurrence of neutron star collision in local galaxies


December 3rd, 2010 - 5:04 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Dec 3 (ANI): A collision of neutron stars should produce detectable gravitational waves - now a study from the University of California, Santa Cruz, predicts for the first time where such ... Read more...

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Cosmos may provide clues to events before Big Bang


November 28th, 2010 - 12:42 pm ICT by ANI
London, Nov 28 (ANI): Cosmos may provide some clues into events that happened before the Big Bang, according to an expert.Renowned cosmologist Roger Penrose said that the evidence of events that happened ... Read more...

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Massive galaxy cluster weighs as much as 800 trillion Suns


October 14th, 2010 - 4:16 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Oct 14 (ANI): Using the South Pole Telescope, astronomers have discovered the most massive galaxy cluster yet seen at a distance of 7 billion light-years.The cluster (designated SPT-CL J0546-5345) weighs ... Read more...

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How the first super-massive black holes were born


August 26th, 2010 - 2:57 pm ICT by ANI
London, Aug 26 (ANI): Astronomers believe they have discovered how the first super-massive black holes were born.The discovery about the origin of our universe's first super-massive black holes, which formed some 13 ... Read more...

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‘Aliens’ more likely to be AI robots than biological beings: Expert


August 24th, 2010 - 2:08 pm ICT by ANI
London, Aug 24 (ANI): A senior astronomer has said that the hunt for alien life should take into account artificial intelligence, and not evolution of biological life.According to BBC News, Seti astronomer ... Read more...

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Green Bank Telescope to shed light on mysterious ‘dark energy’ of universe


July 22nd, 2010 - 12:11 pm ICT by ANI
London, July 22 (ANI): The world's largest steerable telescope - Robert C. Byrd Green Bank Telescope of the National Science Foundation - will provide scientists with valuable clues about the nature of ... Read more...

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Is dark matter cooling off sun’s core?


July 15th, 2010 - 5:14 pm ICT by ANI
London, July 15 (ANI): Dark matter is cooling off the core of our sun, according to two research groups.While the insight doesn't significantly affect the sun's overall temperature, a cool core would ... Read more...

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New research explains how galaxy centres light up


July 9th, 2010 - 5:32 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, July 9 (ANI): Scientists have found that galactic nuclei (AGN), the extremely bright centres of some galaxies, which have sustained recent cloud impacts have enough fuel to light up by giving ... Read more...

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Planck Telescope images reveal the Universe in their first light


July 6th, 2010 - 8:51 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Washington, July 6 (THAINDIAN NEWS) The team that made the Planck telescope has released the first obtained pictures from it. And the most astonishing thing about the pictures is that ... Read more...

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Scientists discover galaxy collision triggers luminous quasar


June 25th, 2010 - 4:46 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, June 25 (ANI): Astronomers have found evidence of a collision between galaxies driving intense activity in a highly luminous quasar.Scientists led by Montserrat Villar Martin of the Instituto de Astrofisica de ... Read more...

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Matter falling into super-massive black hole observed


June 11th, 2010 - 4:12 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, June 11 (IANS) An astronomer has for the first time observed matter falling into a super-massive black hole - one of the universe's brightest objects. Anglo-Australian Observatory astronomer David Floyd has for ... Read more...

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Black holes that spin backwards might produce more ferocious jets of gas


June 2nd, 2010 - 5:30 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, June 2 (ANI): Backwards spinning black holes might make bigger jets of gas, suggests a new study.Theoretical astrophysicist David Garofalo of NASA's Jet PropulsionLaboratory in Pasadena, Calif., said: "A lot of ... Read more...

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A quarter of globular star clusters in Milky Way are alien invaders


February 24th, 2010 - 4:54 pm ICT by ANI
London, Feb 24 (ANI): A team of scientists from Swinburne University of Technology in Australia has determined that around a quarter of the globular star clusters in our Milky Way galaxy ... Read more...

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Astronomers find evidence of merging galaxies creating binary quasar


February 4th, 2010 - 5:22 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Feb 4 (ANI): Astronomers have found the first clear evidence of a binary quasar within a pair of actively merging galaxies.Quasars are the extremely bright centers of galaxies surrounding super-massive ... Read more...

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Magnetic Force Of The Mily Way Measures 10 Nanoteslas


January 12th, 2010 - 8:23 pm ICT by GD
By Ranjan Bhaduri, Jan 12, (THAINDIAN NEWS) The scientists of Adelaide, Australia have made a new astronomical discovery by measuring the milky way's magnetic force that exists at its center. The scientists from ... Read more...

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Hubble Telescope Makes It Possible To Get The First Look Of The Earliest Galaxies


January 6th, 2010 - 8:54 pm ICT by GD
By Meena Kar Jan 6, (THAINDIAN NEWS) The astronomers caught the glimpse of the earliest of the galaxies with the aid of NASA's Hubble telescope. The visual treat that the astronomers were entitled ... Read more...

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Hubble reveals stunning vista of unfolding galaxies


January 6th, 2010 - 3:32 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Jan 6 (IANS) Cutting edge imaging technology on the Hubble telescope reveals an unprecedented view of the universe, showcasing more than 12 billion years of cosmic history. Hubble's recent image ... Read more...

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Giant intergalactic gas stream longer than previously thought


January 5th, 2010 - 3:21 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, January 5 (ANI): Astronomers have discovered that a giant stream of gas flowing from neighbor galaxies around our own Milky Way is much longer and older than previously thought.The astronomers used ... Read more...

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Minnesota experiment could have made first direct detection of dark matter


December 18th, 2009 - 2:58 pm ICT by ANI
London, December 18 (ANI): Reports indicate that an experiment buried deep beneath the forests of Minnesota in the US has seen two events that could be the first direct detection of dark ... Read more...

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World’s fastest supercomputer to reveal secrets of ‘unseen’ universe


October 27th, 2009 - 2:47 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, October 27 (ANI): Scientists are using the world's fastest supercomputer to model origins of the unseen universe, namely, dark energy.Understanding dark energy is the number one issue in explaining the ... Read more...

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Hubble space Telescope images reveal new findings


October 1st, 2009 - 3:45 am ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Washington, Sep 30 (THAINDIAN NEWS) The Hubble space Telescope has taken pictures of the galaxies, which are losing their gases. Also strong winds tear apart the galaxies and in turn distort ... Read more...

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