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‘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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Astronomers spot the faintest ever galaxy


June 3rd, 2012 - 1:50 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, June 3 (IANS) Astronomers have now spotted the faintest ever galaxy, among the top 10 most distant objects currently known in space.The observational data reveal a faint infant galaxy, ... Read more...

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Herschel reveals how much dark matter it takes to form new galaxy


February 17th, 2011 - 2:06 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Feb 17 (ANI): The Herschel Space Observatory has measured how much dark matter is required in order to form a new galaxy."If you start with too little dark matter, then a ... 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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A spiral picture-perfect galaxy!


February 3rd, 2011 - 4:24 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Feb 3 (ANI): A spiral galaxy, NGC 3621, about 22 million light-years away in the constellation of Hydra (The Sea Snake), is just a picture-perfect one, suggests its new photographs.Joe ... 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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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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Earth-size planets ‘prevalent’ in our Milky Way galaxy


October 29th, 2010 - 2:28 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Oct 29 (ANI): A new study funded by NASA and the University of California has revealed that nearly one in four stars similar to the Sun may host planets as small ... Read more...

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Bursting ‘bubbles’ behind the origin of ‘halo’ gas clouds in our Galaxy


May 28th, 2010 - 12:54 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, May 28 (ANI): By using CSIRO's Parkes telescope, scientists have observed that just like bubbles burst on the surface of a glass of champagne, 'bubbles' in our Galaxy burst and leave ... Read more...

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Supermassive black hole gets kicked out of galaxy


May 12th, 2010 - 1:45 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, May 12 (ANI): An international team of astronomers has discovered what appears to be a supermassive black hole leaving its home galaxy at high speed.For her final-year project, undergraduate student Marianne ... Read more...

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Astronomers discover violent explosion of distant star in our galaxy


January 29th, 2010 - 12:16 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, January 29 (ANI): Two amateur astronomers in central Florida, US, have discovered a violent explosion of a distant star in our Galaxy.The two astronomers, Dr. Barbara Harris of New Smyrna Beach ... 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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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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NASA Telescope captures action-packed image of cloud shaped galaxy


January 6th, 2010 - 4:54 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, January 6 (ANI): NASA's Spitzer Space Telescope has captured an action-packed picture of the nearby Small Magellanic Cloud, a small galaxy that looks like a wispy cloud when seen from Earth.The ... Read more...

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New Hubble image showcases star birth in curving arms of nearby spiral galaxy


November 6th, 2009 - 2:04 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, November 6 (ANI): The new camera installed on NASA's Hubble Space Telescope, during Servicing Mission 4 in May, has delivered the most detailed view of star birth in the graceful, ... Read more...

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Astrophysicists detect gamma rays emitting from heart of distant galaxy


October 3rd, 2009 - 3:44 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, October 3 (ANI): Astrophysicists have used the H.E.S.S. telescopes to detect gamma rays emitting from the heart of the NGC 253 galaxy.At a distance of some twelve million light years away, ... 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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World’s observatories watch ‘cool’ star to shed light on mysteries of our galaxy


May 16th, 2009 - 3:18 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, May 16 (ANI): The Whole Earth Telescope (WET), a worldwide network of observatories, is observing a cooling star intently, which may shed light on the workings of our own planet and ... Read more...

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Hubble captures exceptionally deep view of unusual spiral galaxy


February 6th, 2009 - 5:17 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Feb 6 (ANI): A spectacular new image captured by the Hubble Space Telescope has revealed an exceptionally deep view of an unusual spiral galaxy.The image of the galaxy, which is ... Read more...

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Hubble solves puzzle about loner starburst galaxy


November 21st, 2008 - 2:03 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Nov 21 (ANI): Astronomers, using NASAs Hubble space telescope, have resolved a long standing puzzle about why a small, nearby, isolated galaxy is pumping out new stars faster than any ... Read more...

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Astronomers find least luminous, most dark matter-dominated galaxy


September 19th, 2008 - 1:50 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, September 19 (ANI): A team of astronomers has discovered the least luminous, most dark matter-dominated galaxy known to exist.The galaxy, called Segue 1, is one of about two dozen ... Read more...

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Globular clusters tell tale of star formation in nearby galaxy


August 6th, 2008 - 4:04 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, August 6 (ANI): A new study of globular clusters in a galaxy nearby our Milky Way has found evidence that these hardy pioneers are more likely to form in dense ... Read more...

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No organics zone found around pinwheel galaxy


July 22nd, 2008 - 4:33 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, July 22 (ANI): NASAs Spitzer space telescope has spotted a particular zone around a pinwheel galaxy where organic molecules called polycyclic aromatic hydrocarbons, which are present throughout most of the ... Read more...

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New technology will help astronomers search for ETs in our galaxy


June 5th, 2008 - 1:21 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, June 5 (ANI): A team of astronomers is hoping to use new technology to search for possible extraterrestrial (ET) intelligence in our galaxy.The team comprises of Richard Conn Henry, ... Read more...

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Scientists find building blocks of life in distant galaxy


February 6th, 2008 - 1:41 pm ICT by admin
Washington, Feb 6 (ANI): Researchers have used the world's largest radio telescopethe Arecibo Observatory in Puerto Rico, to detect the presence of building blocks of life in the distant galaxy Arp 220.According ... Read more...

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Giant finger from cosmic clouds pokes through our galaxy


February 5th, 2008 - 1:05 pm ICT by admin
Washington, Feb 5 (ANI): Astronomers have found evidence of hydrogen gas that appears as if it is poking through our galaxy in a giant finger like shape from outside.Discovered using CSIRO (Commonwealth ... Read more...

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Runaway star had originated from black hole in neighboring galaxy


January 29th, 2008 - 12:35 pm ICT by admin
Washington, Jan 29 (ANI): A new analysis by astronomers has determined that a young star speeding away from the Milky Way had originated from a massive black hole in our neighboring galaxy, ... Read more...

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Astronomers observe rare phenomenon of black holes emitting X-rays in nearby galaxy


January 10th, 2008 - 3:23 pm ICT by admin
Washington, Jan 10 (ANI): Astronomers have observed a rare phenomenon of X-ray jets originating from a black hole in a star system in the Centaurus A galaxy.This source of the X-rays wasn't ... 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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