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Astronomers find supermassive black holes


September 1st, 2011 - 5:43 am ICT by IANS
Washington, Sep 1 (IANS) Astronomers have discovered a pair of supermassive black holes in a spiral galaxy similar to the Milky Way, NASA said Wednesday.Approximately 160 million light years from ... Read more...

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NASA finds giant ring of black holes


February 10th, 2011 - 6:25 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Feb 10 (ANI): NASA scientists havediscovered a giant ring of black holes.The composite image of Arp 147, a pair of interacting galaxies located about 430 million light-years from Earth, shows ... Read more...

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Mysteries of ‘Green Pea’ galaxies unveiled


September 11th, 2010 - 2:13 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Sep 11 (ANI): An astronomer has unveiled the mysteries of strange so-called 'Green Pea' galaxies.First discovered in 2007 by amateur stargazers, it has now been shown that these extraordinary ... Read more...

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Interstellar stuff that breathed life into Earth has younger cosmic roots than predicted


June 16th, 2009 - 12:05 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, June 16 (ANI): An international team of scientists has analyzed 22 interstellar meteorite grains to suggest the stuff that became incorporated into the planets and life on Earth has younger 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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Dust-swaddled galaxies light up the Universe


April 10th, 2009 - 1:57 pm ICT by ANI
London, April 10 (ANI): An Antarctic balloon experiment has revealed that dramatic dust-swaddled stellar nurseries seem to be the main sources of a diffuse background light found in all directions in the ... Read more...

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Giant stellar factory identified in early galaxy


February 5th, 2009 - 3:16 pm ICT by ANI
London, Feb 5 (ANI): Astronomers have identified a giant star producing region in a galaxy in the very early universe, which is millions of times larger than anything comparable in the ... Read more...

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Stars in Tarantula Nebula carve out super bubbles


December 12th, 2008 - 12:24 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Dec 12 (ANI): NASAs Chandra X-Ray Observatory has detected a massive number of stars in the Tarantula Nebula, which are producing intense radiation and searing winds of multimillion-degree gas that ... Read more...

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Gravitationally interacting galaxies score a perfect ten


October 31st, 2008 - 12:53 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Oct 31 (ANI): The Hubble space telescope has detected a pair of gravitationally interacting galaxies that appear to mark the number ten.The galaxies, called Arp 147, were observed by Hubbles ... Read more...

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