Andromeda

NASA's Fermi detects evidence of dark matter in Andromeda galaxy

NASA's Fermi detects evidence of dark matter in Andromeda galaxy

The gamma-ray signal detected by the Fermi Gamma-ray Space Telescope is similar to one seen by Fermi at the center of our own Milky Way galaxy.

Feb 22, 2017, 09:05 AM IST
NASA's Hubble sees spiral in Andromeda

NASA's Hubble sees spiral in Andromeda

The US space agency has released a beautiful image of galaxy known as NGC 7640.

Feb 12, 2017, 00:24 AM IST
When cosmic giants meet galactic dwarfs

When cosmic giants meet galactic dwarfs

When two different sized galaxies collide, the larger stops the smaller one making new stars, says a study of more than 20,000 merging galaxies.

Jul 13, 2015, 13:16 PM IST

Milky Way is way smaller than thought

The Milky Way is lighter than astronomers previously thought, according to new research that weighed up our galaxy precisely for the first time.

Jul 30, 2014, 13:10 PM IST

Surprising clutch of hydrogen clouds found lurking between nearby galaxies

Astronomers have discovered a never-before-seen cluster of hydrogen clouds strewn between two nearby galaxies, Andromeda (M31) and Triangulum (M33).

May 09, 2013, 14:05 PM IST

Stellar mass black hole discovered in Andromeda

Astrophysicists studying X-rays emitted a long time ago in a far away galaxy, has unmasked a stellar mass black hole in Andromeda.

Feb 25, 2012, 13:04 PM IST

Collision of galaxies ‘formed Andromeda’

Andromeda - the nearest spiral galaxy to the Milky Way- was born when two smaller galaxies collided.

Nov 26, 2010, 12:00 PM IST

No strain for Andromeda: Galaxy is cosmic cannibal

Our nearest major galactic neighbor is a cosmic cannibal. And it`s heading this way eventually. Astronomers have long suspected Andromeda of being a space predator, consuming dwarf galaxies that wander too close.

Sep 03, 2009, 13:37 PM IST