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Scientists ferret out planet-hunting targets with NASA telescope


April 8th, 2011 - 7:10 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, April 8 (ANI): US astronomers have discovered a new technique to identify close, faint stars using NASA's Galaxy Evolution Explorer satellite.The technique would help in the hunt for planets that ... Read more...

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‘Alien comets’ were ’stolen by Sun’ from neighboring stars 4.5bn yrs ago


November 29th, 2010 - 4:40 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Nov 29 (ANI): Computer simulations in a new study have shown that the early Sun could have stolen comets from neighboring newborn stars 4.5 billion years ago.Hal Levinson of the Southwest ... Read more...

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Herschel finds hole in space - key to star formation puzzle


May 12th, 2010 - 12:28 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, May 12 (ANI): Scientists at ESA have found a hole in space through Herschel, an infrared space telescope.The finding has provided some interesting insights into the theory of end of ... Read more...

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One of astronomy’s long held myths about star formation debunked


August 28th, 2009 - 1:15 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, August 28 (ANI): An international team of researchers has debunked one of astronomy's long held beliefs about how stars are formed.Since the 1950s, astronomers have thought that in a family of ... Read more...

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Coiled galaxy has an “eye” staring from its center


July 25th, 2009 - 1:27 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, July 25 (ANI): NASA's Spitzer Space Telescope has imaged a coiled galaxy with an eye-like object at its center.The galaxy, called NGC 1097, is located 50 million light-years away. It is ... Read more...

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Public votes for handshake galaxies as Hubbles next target


March 3rd, 2009 - 1:50 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, March 3 (ANI): In an online vote, the public has voted for a pair of close-knit galaxies that look like they are shaking hands, as the next target for observation ... Read more...

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Does cosmic turbulence trigger birth of massive stars?


February 25th, 2009 - 12:15 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Feb 25 (IANS) The constellation of Orion the Hunter swaddles a cluster of newborn stars called the Trapezium, each of them as dazzling as 100,000 suns and with 15 to 30 ... Read more...

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New research shortens timescale of bloating galaxies


August 19th, 2008 - 3:28 pm ICT by ANI
London, August 19 (ANI): New research has shortened the timescale during which the mysterious bloating of dense, compact galaxies in the early universe happened.In April, astronomers reported finding extremely compact ... Read more...

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Stellar nursery found around Milky Ways black hole


July 24th, 2008 - 12:57 pm ICT by ANI
London, July 24 (ANI): Astronomers have spotted evidence of very young stars in a ring of gas close to the heart of the Milky Way, where a massive black hole is ... Read more...

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Mapping the interior of interstellar clouds might shed light on stellar nurseries


March 8th, 2008 - 1:35 pm ICT by admin
Munich, March 8 (ANI): Astronomers have measured the distribution of mass inside a dark filament in a molecular cloud with an amazing level of detail and to great depth, which would allow ... Read more...

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