Last Updated: Thursday, January 30, 2014, 11:34
A new research from the Niels Bohr Institute has shown that massive galaxies were formed by explosive star formation that was set in motion by the collision of galaxies a few billion years after the Big Bang.
Last Updated: Wednesday, January 29, 2014, 11:57
A team of astronomers have found at least one supermassive black holes almost always becomes active and luminous by accreting a large amount of material in luminous, gas-rich, merging galaxies.
Last Updated: Tuesday, January 28, 2014, 11:24
Astronomers have discovered a river of hydrogen flowing through space and into a nearby galaxy.
Last Updated: Monday, January 20, 2014, 12:27
Astronomers have found a distant quasar illuminating a vast nebula of diffuse gas, revealing for the first time part of the network of filaments believed to connect galaxies in a cosmic web.
Last Updated: Friday, January 17, 2014, 18:18
Researchers are puzzled over their new discovery of Himiko, which is an enormous galaxy, with a hot glowing gaseous halo extending over 55,000 light-years.
Last Updated: Friday, January 17, 2014, 14:53
Astronomers from the University of Portsmouth have discovered that bar-shaped features in spiral galaxies accelerate the galaxy ageing process.
Last Updated: Wednesday, January 08, 2014, 12:39
NASA`s Hubble Space Telescope has found the long-suspected underlying population of galaxies, which produced the bulk of new stars during the universe`s early years.
Last Updated: Wednesday, December 11, 2013, 11:47
A team of many astrophysicists have launched an ambitious new multiyear project - named AGORA (Assembling Galaxies of Resolved Anatomy) - to understand and resolve inconsistencies among different galaxy formation simulations.
Last Updated: Tuesday, December 10, 2013, 15:45
Astronomers using the new, high-frequency capabilities of the National Science Foundation`s Robert C. Byrd Green Bank Telescope (GBT), astronomers have captured never-before-seen details of the nearby starburst galaxy M82.
Last Updated: Monday, December 09, 2013, 18:10
Dust may be more rare - even 100 times less - than expected in galaxies of the early Universe, a new study has found.
Last Updated: Sunday, December 01, 2013, 21:58
Astronomers have created a new catalogue of the universe that covers 35 per cent of the sky and includes 44 million stars and galaxies that have been seen at least twice.
Last Updated: Saturday, November 23, 2013, 12:25
Astronomers have discovered a far-flung trio of primitive galaxies that are nestled inside an enormous blob of primordial gas nearly 13 billion light-years from Earth.
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