Last Updated: Friday, May 09, 2014, 10:14
Researchers have identified the first "sibling" of the Sun - a star that was almost certainly born from the same cloud of gas and dust as our star.
Last Updated: Saturday, April 05, 2014, 11:49
Researchers have said that the gas cloud that`s edging closer to the supermassive black hole at the center of our Milky Way galaxy could reveal much about these entities.
Last Updated: Friday, February 21, 2014, 10:06
A team of researchers, using a telescope installed at the driest place on Earth - Ridge A in Antarctica - have identified a giant gas cloud that appears to be in an early stage of formation.
Last Updated: Thursday, January 09, 2014, 11:29
Astronomers have discovered that a mysterious gas cloud about three times the mass of Earth is spiraling towards the supermassive black hole at the Milky Way`s core.
Last Updated: Thursday, July 18, 2013, 10:51
Recent observations of the galactic center have revealed that parts of the in-falling gas cloud, which was detected in 2011, have already swung past the black hole at the heart of our Milky Way.
Last Updated: Wednesday, May 01, 2013, 10:52
The Chandra X-ray Observatory has helped scientists to make a detailed study of an enormous cloud of hot gas enveloping two large, colliding galaxies.
Last Updated: Friday, February 01, 2013, 19:09
Scientists have developed a new technique of measuring the mass of supermassive black holes which they say could revolutionise our understanding of how they form and help to shape galaxies.
Last Updated: Tuesday, October 02, 2012, 16:31
A worldwide team of astronomers has finally solved the case of the missing quasar gas clouds.
Last Updated: Wednesday, July 11, 2012, 11:12
NASA’s Cassini spacecraft has detected a concentration of high-altitude haze and a vortex materializing at the south pole of planet’s largest moon Titan.
Last Updated: Wednesday, June 27, 2012, 11:13
Astronomers have discovered a giant gas cloud, which is about to collide with the black hole in the center of our galaxy.
Last Updated: Wednesday, December 28, 2011, 15:50
A newly found object hurtling
towards the supermassive black hole at the heart of the Milky
Way is likely to be consumed by it in about 18 months.
Last Updated: Thursday, December 15, 2011, 23:43
Astronomers have spied a giant gas cloud with several times the mass of Earth accelerating towards the supermassive black hole at the centre of our own Milky Way galaxy.
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