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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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Buckyballs much more common and abundant in universe than thought


October 28th, 2010 - 1:40 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Oct 28 (ANI): Using NASA's Spitzer Space Telescope, astronomers have discovered bucket loads of buckyballs in space.They found the little carbon spheres throughout our Milky Way galaxy -- in the space ... 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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Astronomers find ‘defiant’ new supernova


May 20th, 2010 - 5:28 pm ICT by ANI
London, May 20 (ANI): Astronomers have discovered a supernova whose origin cannot be explained by any previously known mechanism and which promises exciting new insights into stellar explosions.SN2005E was first spotted ... Read more...

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Astronomers take deep look into material around black holes


December 9th, 2009 - 4:21 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, December 9 (ANI): An international research team has taken a deep look into the shape and geometry of the accreting material around the black hole in nearby Active Galactic Nuclei (AGN).The ... Read more...

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“Stellar nurseries” in first galaxies produced stars more rapidly than expected


November 11th, 2009 - 1:48 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, November 11 (ANI): In a new research, scientists at Durham University, UK, have determined that "stellar nurseries" within the first galaxies gave birth to stars at a much more rapid rate ... Read more...

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Andromeda galaxy expanded by cannibalizing on stars from other galaxies


September 3rd, 2009 - 12:27 pm ICT by ANI
London, September 3 (ANI): A new research has shown that the vast Andromeda galaxy appears to have expanded by cannibalizing on stars from other galaxies.According to a report by BBC News, when ... Read more...

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Rare radio supernova in nearby galaxy is nearest supernova in 5 years


May 28th, 2009 - 1:42 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, May 28 (ANI): A rare radio supernova found by astronomers last month has been estimated to be the nearest supernova in five years, which underscores the promise of new, more sensitive ... Read more...

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Astronomers see stars bursting from dusty cocoons in distant galaxy


January 22nd, 2009 - 1:18 pm ICT by ANI
Munich, Jan 22 (ANI): Astronomers have uncovered a host of new young, massive and dusty stellar nurseries in nearby galaxy NGC 253, which are, in a way, bursting from their cocoons.Astronomers ... Read more...

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Astronomers detect dust around a dying star, which may shed new light on universes origins


January 16th, 2009 - 2:17 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Jan 16 (ANI): In a new research, a Cornell University led team of astronomers has observed dust forming around a dying star in a nearby galaxy, giving a glimpse into ... Read more...

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Black hole behind formation of mysterious Hannys voorwerp in deep space


November 26th, 2008 - 3:14 pm ICT by ANI
Amsterdam, Nov 26 (ANI): New observations made by radio telescopes have revealed that the bizarre astronomical object known as Hannys voorwerp, which is a huge green irregular cloud of gas, is ... Read more...

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Young galaxys magnetic field 10 times greater than average value in Milky Way


October 2nd, 2008 - 3:58 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, October 2 (ANI): Using a powerful radio telescope to peer into the early universe, a team of California astronomers has obtained the first direct measurement of a nascent galaxys magnetic ... Read more...

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Astronomers get clues about star formation from Hubble survey


October 1st, 2008 - 5:02 pm ICT by ANI
Berlin, October 1 (ANI): A thorough survey using the NASA/ESA Hubble Space Telescope has observed around 14 million stars in 69 galaxies, which has given astronomers clues about how stars form. The ... Read more...

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Astronomers identify one of the nearest supernovae in the last 25 years


September 26th, 2008 - 3:25 pm ICT by ANI
Munich, September 26 (ANI): Using a web of telescopes, astronomers have identified one of the nearest supernovae in the last 25 years, a decade after it exploded.This result was made possible ... 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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Amateur astronomer chances upon ‘cosmic ghost’


August 6th, 2008 - 11:41 am ICT by IANS
New York, Aug 6 (IANS) Yale astrophysicist Kevin Schawinski and colleagues at Oxford never envisioned the strange object amateur astronomer Hanny van Arkel found in archived images of the night sky. The ... Read more...

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Milky Way loses two of its arms


June 4th, 2008 - 12:28 pm ICT by ANI
London, June 4 (ANI): An astronomer is calling for demoting two entire arms of our galaxy, after they failed to turn up in a sensitive new map of the Milky Ways ... Read more...

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Luminous stellar explosion is most distant object visible to the naked eye (Re-Issue)


March 23rd, 2008 - 2:59 pm ICT by admin
Washington, March 23 (ANI): NASA's Swift satellite has detected a powerful stellar explosion, which has shattered the record for the most distant object visible to the naked eye and also ranks ... Read more...

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Stellar explosion is most distant and brightest object visible to the naked eye


March 21st, 2008 - 3:44 pm ICT by admin
Washington, March 21 (ANI): NASA's Swift satellite has detected a powerful stellar explosion, which has shattered the record for the most distant object visible to the naked eye and also ranks ... Read more...

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NASA detects galaxy ablaze with star formation


February 27th, 2008 - 12:05 pm ICT by admin
Washington, Feb 27 (ANI): NASAs Swift satellite has captured images of a nearby galaxy 2.9 million light years from Earth, which is ablaze with star formation.Swift's Ultraviolet/Optical Telescope (UVOT) took the ... Read more...

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Astronomers confirm existence of heaviest known black hole in Universe (Re-Issue)


February 24th, 2008 - 3:26 pm ICT by admin
London, Feb 24 (ANI): Astronomers have confirmed the existence of the heaviest known black hole in the Universe.According to a report in New Scientist, the black hole known as IC 10 X-1, ... Read more...

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Astronomers confirm existence of heaviest known black hole in Universe


February 23rd, 2008 - 2:08 pm ICT by admin
London, Feb 23 (ANI): Astronomers have confirmed the existence of the heaviest known black hole in the Universe.According to a report in New Scientist, the black hole known as IC 10 X-1, ... 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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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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NASA reports first instance of battle of the galaxies


December 18th, 2007 - 12:34 pm ICT by admin
Washington, Dec 18 (ANI): New findings from NASA observatories indicate that a powerful jet from a super massive black hole is blasting and damaging a nearby galaxy, with this being the first ... Read more...

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