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Double stars with `weird` planet-forming disks found in binary star system

Last Updated: Thursday, July 31, 2014, 18:22

Astronomers have observed a striking pair of two stars with wildly misaligned planet-forming discs in the young binary star system with the help of Atacama Large Millimeter/submillimeter Array (ALMA).

How planet-forming dust and gases in Orion Nebula are blasted off

Last Updated: Tuesday, March 11, 2014, 21:50

Astronomers have revealed how planets in the Orion Nebula are blasted before they even form.

Pregnant dust ring now `delivering` new planets

Last Updated: Monday, January 20, 2014, 15:52

As you sip your cup of tea on a chilly morning, an enormous ring of dust and gas - encircling a distant star - may be giving births to new planets at this very moment.

Formation site of giant planetary system discovered

Last Updated: Saturday, January 18, 2014, 10:45

A team of astronomers has obtained proof of formation of a giant planetary system around a young star by the observations with the Atacama Large Millimeter/submillimeter Array (ALMA).

Fresh supernova dust may help explain early galaxy formation

Last Updated: Tuesday, January 07, 2014, 10:25

Researchers using Atacama Large Millimeter/submillimeter Array (ALMA) telescope have found a recent supernova that is brimming with freshly formed dust.

Why some stars are bigger than others

Last Updated: Saturday, December 21, 2013, 13:49

Astronomers have used the Atacama Large Millimeter/submillimeter Array (ALMA) telescope to survey the cores of some of the darkest, coldest, and densest clouds in Milky Way galaxy to search for the telltale signs of star formation.

Mark Wahlberg`s mother doesn`t speak to him

Last Updated: Friday, December 06, 2013, 10:09

Mark Wahlberg says that his mother Alma Wahlberg is not on talking terms with him currently.

Coldest known object in universe has an eerily ghost-like appearance

Last Updated: Friday, October 25, 2013, 11:35

The Boomerang Nebula is the coldest known object in the Universe at a cosmologically crisp one degree Kelvin (minus 458 degrees Fahrenheit), scientists have claimed.

Once `extinct` Pinnochio lizard rediscovered!

Last Updated: Monday, October 07, 2013, 14:46

The long-nosed Pinocchio lizard, believed to be extinct for 50 years, has been rediscovered in the cloud forests of Ecuador.

Giant radio telescope reaches full power

Last Updated: Monday, October 07, 2013, 14:43

A giant radio telescope in Chile has received the last piece of its 66-antenna array, marking the beginning of a new era of discoveries in deep space.

Large `hot` cocoon around small baby star discovered

Last Updated: Saturday, October 05, 2013, 10:41

Scientists using ALMA have discovered a very large hot molecular cloud around a very young star.

Julianne Moore debuts grey hair on new film set

Last Updated: Tuesday, September 24, 2013, 11:32

Julianne Moore, who is known for her youthful looks and flame red hair, has gotten a makeover for upcoming film ‘The Hunger Games: Morkingjay’ where she plays revolutionary leader President Alma Coin.