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Radio waves from black hole detected


July 11th, 2012 - 4:26 pm ICT by IANS
Sydney, July 11 (IANS) Surprisingly, scientists have for the first time ever detected the radio waves emanating from a mid-sized black hole, called the HLX-1, around 300 million light years ... Read more...

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Scientists discover active black hole in the ‘Eye of Sauron’


March 11th, 2011 - 4:06 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Mar 11 (ANI): An image has revealed the central region of the spiral galaxy NGC 4151, dubbed the "Eye of Sauron" by astronomers for its similarity to the eye of the ... Read more...

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Gamma-ray bursts powered by strongest magnetic fields in universe


November 4th, 2010 - 6:37 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Nov 4 (ANI): Astronomers in the UK have seen the signature of a magnetar in 11 gamma-ray bursts (GRBs) observed by the Swift satellite.The team, led by University of Leicester ... Read more...

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Scientists discover ‘dramatic flares, bursts from mysterious pulsar’


October 15th, 2010 - 1:55 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Oct 15 (ANI): Scientists have discovered dramatic flares and bursts of energy emanating from a weakly magnetised, slowly rotating pulsar.The international team of astrophysicists who made the discovery believes that the ... Read more...

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Dead Sea scrolls’ parchment was made locally


July 21st, 2010 - 2:55 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, July 21 (ANI): Proton beam analysis of a Dead Sea scroll reveals its chemistry matches that of the water in the area where the ancient document was found, suggesting its parchment ... Read more...

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What makes black holes at galaxy centre become active


June 16th, 2010 - 6:47 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, June 16 (ANI): Scientists have found the reason for active galactic nuclei; they say the black holes in the centres of most galaxies "switched on" nearly 700 million years ago after ... Read more...

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Fresh evidence for ’survivor’ black holes from NASA


April 30th, 2010 - 1:25 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, April 30 (ANI): NASA's Chandra X-ray Observatory and ESA's XMM-Newton has brought out new evidence about the existence of two mid-sized black holes close to the center of a nearby starburst ... Read more...

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Origin of key cosmic explosions revealed


February 18th, 2010 - 3:40 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Feb 18 (ANI): New findings from NASA's Chandra X-ray Observatory have shown that mergers of two dense stellar remnants are the likely cause of many of the supernovae that have been ... Read more...

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Astronomers detect black hole farther away than any other previously known


January 27th, 2010 - 1:59 pm ICT by ANI
London, January 27 (ANI): Reports indicate that astronomers have used ESO's (European Southern Observatory's) Very Large Telescope (VLT) to detect a stellar-mass black hole much farther away than any other previously known. ... Read more...

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Astronomers spot ‘fossil’ fireballs from supernovae


January 9th, 2010 - 2:27 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, January 9 (ANI): Studies of two supernova remnants using the Japan-US Suzaku observatory have revealed never-before-seen embers of the high-temperature fireballs that immediately followed supernovae explosions."This is the first evidence of ... Read more...

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Gigantic black hole involved in stellar destruction


January 5th, 2010 - 2:34 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, January 5 (ANI): New results from NASA's Chandra X-ray Observatory and the Magellan telescopes have suggested that a black hole, which is a thousand times as massive as the Sun, ripped ... Read more...

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Symmetry of supernova’s remnants can reveal how the star exploded


December 18th, 2009 - 5:02 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, December 18 (ANI): A new study of images from NASA's Chandra X-ray Observatory on supernova remnants shows that the symmetry of the remnants, or lack thereof, reveals how the star exploded.This ... Read more...

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Astronomers detect most distant galaxy cluster yet discovered


October 23rd, 2009 - 12:39 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, October 23 (ANI): Astronomers, by combining data from NASA's Chandra X-ray Observatory and optical and infrared telescopes, have detected the most distant galaxy cluster yet discovered.The cluster is located about 10.2 ... Read more...

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Astronomers see high-speed galaxy collision in action


July 10th, 2009 - 1:09 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, July 10 (ANI): Astronomers at the Chandra X-ray Observatory have spotted a galaxy collision in action, with one galaxy passing through the core of other galaxies at almost 2 million miles ... Read more...

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Enormous eruption reveals dead star in deep space


June 17th, 2009 - 12:21 pm ICT by ANI
Paris, June 17 (ANI): Astronomers, using ESA's (European Space Agency's) XMM-Newton and Integral space observatories, have observed an enormous eruption, which after careful analysis, has revealed a dead star belonging to a ... Read more...

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Suzaku space mission snaps first complete X-ray view of a galaxy cluster


May 29th, 2009 - 12:34 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, May 29 (ANI): In a new study, the joint Japan-US Suzaku mission has for the first time detected X-ray-emitting gas at a cluster's outskirts, where a billion-year plunge to the center ... Read more...

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Astronomers probe close to supermassive black hole’s edge


May 28th, 2009 - 12:22 pm ICT by ANI
Paris, May 28 (ANI): Astronomers have used new data from ESA's (European Space Agency's) XMM-Newton spaceborne observatory, to probe closer than ever to a supermassive black hole lying deep at the core ... Read more...

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Mystery of Milky Way’s X-ray glow solved


April 30th, 2009 - 2:44 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, April 30 (ANI): An image of a region near the center of our galaxy has resolved a long-standing mystery about an X-ray glow along the plane of the galaxy, attributing it ... Read more...

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XMM-Newton uncovers well-tuned periodic signal from a super-massive black hole


September 19th, 2008 - 2:50 pm ICT by ANI
Paris, September 19 (ANI): XMM-Newton has uncovered a well-tuned periodic signal from a super-massive black hole lodged at the centre of a galaxy, ending a long quest for such an object.These ... Read more...

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Lazy pulsar orbits a faster and more energetic companion in binary system


June 24th, 2008 - 1:21 pm ICT by ANI
Paris, June 24 (ANI): Astronomers have spotted an extremely rare sight of two pulsars orbiting each other in a binary system, in which a slowly-rotating lazy pulsar or neutron star (Pulsar ... Read more...

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Black hole given a superkick from its parent galaxy


April 30th, 2008 - 11:52 am ICT by admin
Berlin, April 30 (ANI): Astronomers have observed a black hole being expelled from its parent galaxy, which is the first recorded instance of this extreme ejection event, that had been predicted ... Read more...

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Astronomers detect new neutron star


December 22nd, 2007 - 3:19 pm ICT by admin
Paris, Dec 22 (ANI): A new type of neutron star has been detected by the XMM-Newton Science Operations Centres European Photon Imaging Camera (EPIC).Astronomers observed the weird new type of star for ... Read more...

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X-ray telescope for deployment on moon could soon be a reality


November 14th, 2007 - 1:58 am ICT by admin
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