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Nobel laureate predicts a dark universe


August 24th, 2012 - 10:42 am ICT by IANS
Beijing, Aug 24 (IANS) Astronomers should feel lucky they have a space full of stars, galaxies and other objects to study, says Nobel laureate Brian P. Schmidt who believes that ... 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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Black holes gobble up stars to grow bigger


April 3rd, 2012 - 12:41 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, April 3 (IANS) Supermassive black holes can grow still bigger by ripping apart double-star systems and swallowing one of the stars, says a new astrophysics study."Black holes are very ... 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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Scientists say that Supermassive black hole will ‘eat’ gas cloud


December 15th, 2011 - 10:05 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
London, Dec 15 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Scientists are anxiously awaiting the outcome of an impending crash of the supermassive black hole which is currently located in the Milky Way. Scientists say a gas ... Read more...

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Gigantic planets holding billions of tonnes of diamonds


December 6th, 2011 - 4:08 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Dec 6 (IANS) Recent findings have revealed that some stars in the Milky Way could be harbouring carbon super earths -- gigantic planets completely bereft of life but potentially ... Read more...

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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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Does galaxy hold thousands of ticking ‘time bombs’?


September 7th, 2011 - 3:26 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Sep 7 (IANS) In the blockbuster 'Speed', a bomb on a bus is triggered to detonate if the vehicle slows down below 50 miles an hour.The premise, slow down ... Read more...

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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 1,235 planets that could have extra-terrestrial lifeforms


March 30th, 2011 - 5:41 pm ICT by ANI
London, Mar 30 (ANI): Astronomers at NASA have spent the last two years scouring the Milky Way for Earth-like planets in their quest for foreign life forms.And they have found 1,235 planets ... 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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Milky Way ‘has 50 billion planets’


February 21st, 2011 - 9:33 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
New York, Feb 21 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Scientists have taken the first cosmic census. After the process, the scientists estimate that the Milk Way where planet earth is found has as much as ... Read more...

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Katy Perry’s ‘alien sex talk’ with Kanye West in ‘ET’ remix


February 17th, 2011 - 2:23 pm ICT by ANI
New York, Feb 17 (ANI): Kanye West and Katy Perry have joined forces for the latter's new remix of 'E.T.', which has the artists engaging in "alien sex" talk.The reworked version ... Read more...

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Dying star coughs out dust cloud`


January 17th, 2011 - 4:56 pm ICT by IANS
London, Jan 17 (IANS) Astronomers on the look out for black holes have stumbled on a star that was fading with a whimper rather than a bang. Astronomers first spotted the supernova ... Read more...

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Black hole big enough to swallow solar system


January 16th, 2011 - 4:49 pm ICT by IANS
London, Jan 16 (IANS) This black hole is large enough to swallow our entire solar system and weighs as much as 6.8 billion suns.The M87 black hole is the largest such phenomenon ... Read more...

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Ophiuchus: The New Sign In The Zodiac?


January 14th, 2011 - 6:15 pm ICT by GD
By Meena Kar Jan 14, (THAINDIAN NEWS) The zodiac signs that determined your personality traits, have now got slightly reshuffled. With the incorporation of yet another zodiac sign, Ophiuchus, some of the people ... 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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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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Universe holds more stars than sand grains on earth


December 2nd, 2010 - 6:16 pm ICT by IANS
London, Dec 2 (IANS) The universe holds more stars than the total number of sand grains on the earth, or just triple the current estimates, boosting chances of alien life elsewhere in ... Read more...

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Collision of galaxies ‘formed Andromeda’


November 26th, 2010 - 1:19 pm ICT by ANI
London, Nov 26 (ANI): Astronomers has revealed that Andromeda - the nearest spiral galaxy to the Milky Way- was born when two smaller galaxies collided.An international team, who conducted a computer simulation ... Read more...

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Milky Way’s smallest black holes ‘don’t exist’


November 22nd, 2010 - 3:49 pm ICT by ANI
London, Nov 22 (ANI): A new study has revealed that black holes a few times the mass of the sun may not exist to begin with.Stars that are eight or more times ... Read more...

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Astronomers: Alien planet from outside Milky Way found


November 19th, 2010 - 9:34 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
New York, Nov 19 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Astronomers says they have discovered the first planet to originate from another galaxy. The scientists say the planet which is the size of Jupiter was drawn ... Read more...

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Scientists Discover New Planet In Space


November 19th, 2010 - 8:48 pm ICT by GD
By Madhuri Dey Nov 19, (THAINDIAN NEWS) There has been a latest discovery in the world of astronomy for one more time. This time one more planet within another galaxy has been discovered ... Read more...

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Mystery of missing stars in Universe may finally be solved


November 19th, 2010 - 5:12 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Nov 19 (ANI): Star births in the Universe occur round the clock and according to calculations, we should be able to see a lot more stars than we currently do - ... Read more...

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Now, transparent bubble tent to see hues of dawn, dusk and the Milky Way!


November 16th, 2010 - 6:40 pm ICT by ANI
London, Nov 16 (ANI): Camping out has always been a great experience, and now campers can enjoy it even more with a transparent blow-up bubble tent that will allow them to get ... Read more...

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NASA telescope discovers giant bubbles in Milky Way


November 10th, 2010 - 1:15 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Nov 10 (ANI): The NASA's Fermi Gamma-ray Space Telescope has discovered a previously unseen structure centered in the Milky Way.The feature spans 50,000 light-years and may be the remnant of an ... Read more...

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Galactic clouds could help us trace Sun’s journey through space


November 3rd, 2010 - 1:17 pm ICT by ANI
Melbourne, Nov 3 (ANI): Scientists may have found a new tool to trace the Sun's journey through our galaxy, the Milky Way.It takes the Sun and its family of planets about 220 ... Read more...

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China Creates World’s Fastest Supercomputer


October 29th, 2010 - 9:49 pm ICT by Angela Kaye Mason
Oct 29 (THAINDIAN NEWS) The Chinese have stepped up to replace the United States as the maker of the world’s fastest supercomputer. At conference which was held at a research center 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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Astronomers spot 3bn-yr-old ‘teenager-like, out of control’ galaxies


October 13th, 2010 - 5:22 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Oct 13 (ANI): Niels Bohr Institute scientists have been studying distant galaxies, which are among the most active star-forming galaxies in the Universe, forming 1,000 new stars a year - a ... Read more...

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NASA Finds 2 New Planets In Milky Way


August 27th, 2010 - 7:32 pm ICT by Pen Men At Work
August 27, 2010 (Pen Men at Work): Astronomers from NASA has announced that they have discovered two earth like planets orbiting the same star. The Kepler Space Telescope showed evidence of ... Read more...

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Kepler Mission discovers 700 new planets


July 26th, 2010 - 4:01 pm ICT by ANI
Melbourne, July 26 (ANI): Scientists involved in NASA's Kepler Mission have reportedly discovered more than 700 new planets - including up to 140 similar in size to Earth - in just six ... Read more...

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Black hole at the center of Milky Way powers galaxy’s fastest stars


July 23rd, 2010 - 3:01 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, July 23 (ANI): Astronomers have found that a black hole at the centre of the Milky Way is shooting "hypervelocity stars" out of the galaxy at up to 1.8 million miles ... Read more...

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‘Mayan texts doesn’t predict end of world in 2012′


July 8th, 2010 - 3:28 am ICT by IANS
Mexico City, July 8 (IANS/EFE) None of the roughly 15,000 existing ancient Mayan texts state that cataclysmic events will occur in 2012. Those predictions of impending doom are instead contained in esoteric ... Read more...

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Planck Telescope Returns The First Image Of The Universe


July 6th, 2010 - 7:50 pm ICT by Pen Men At Work
July 6, 2010 (Pen Men at Work): The Planck Telescope, which was launched in May 2009, has recorded the first view of the universe with clouds of interstellar gas and ... Read more...

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