Now, asteroid named after Malala Yousafzai!
Now, asteroid named after Malala Yousafzai!

NASA astronomer has named an asteroid after the youngest Nobel Peace Prize winner and girls' education campaigner Malala Yousafzai.

How life on earth evolved from stardust
How life on earth evolved from stardust

Scientists have tried to explain how the big bang and explosion of stars created life on Earth.

Odisha`s young astronomers on ISRO expedition

With an objective of providing world class exposure to budding astronomer talents of Odisha, Chief Secretary J K Mohapatra Friday flagged off their expedition to Indian Space Research Organization (ISRO) Bengaluru.

Kerala museum to draw portrait of 16th century astronomer

Kerala State Science and Technology Museum plans to create a portrait of a 16th century astronomer-mathematician, whose pictures are non-existent in history records, with the aid of computer graphics.

What makes galaxies keep on producing stars?

Scientists have tried to study what kept the galaxy going all this while after making stars for the last 8 billion years.

Astronomers probing how black holes shape galaxies` development

The scientists studied a galaxy called 4C12.50, nearly 1.5 billion light-years from Earth.

Astronomers plan campaign to track ISON comet

Amateur astronomers and scientists plan to launch a nationwide campaign to track the comet ISON, which will appear in the inner solar system for over a month from Nov 28.

Earliest spiral galaxy ever seen discovered

Astronomers have for the first time observed a spiral galaxy in the early universe, billions of years before many other spiral galaxies formed.

Astronomers shed light on early stars in cosmos

After decades of scouring the universe, astronomers finally have found two immense clouds of gas that are pristine free of the metals fired out into the cosmos by stars.

Water on Earth originated from comets?

Astronomers have for the first time found water on a comet containing the chemical signature that is similar to Earth`s oceans.

Astronomers crack `Fried Egg Nebula`

Scientists have for the first time captured images of one of the brightest stars in the infrared sky surrounded by a huge dusty double shell - thanks to the European Southern Observatory’s Very Large Telescope (VLT).

Hot new planet could be in habitable zone... barely

Astronomers believe they have found a second planet outside our solar system that seems to be in the right zone for life, just barely.

Astronomers find diamond-studded planet

Astronomers led by an Indian American have discovered a giant planet rich in carbon.

Aliens may be using thinking robots, astronomer says

Aliens could be operating through sentient robots, a leading astronomer has

Amateur astronomer spots another Jupiter strike

Jupiter has gotten whacked again.

Astronomer Copernicus reburied as hero

The 16th-century astronomer, Nicolaus Copernicus, was recently reburied by Polish priests as a hero.

Astronomer Copernicus reburied as hero in Poland

Nicolaus Copernicus, the 16th-century astronomer whose findings were condemned by the Roman Catholic Church as heretical, was reburied by Polish priests as a hero on Saturday.

Astronomers discover 33 pairs of waltzing black holes

A team of astronomers has announced that they have discovered 33 pairs of waltzing black holes in distant galaxies.

World won’t come to an end in 2012: Astronomer

The world won`t be coming to an end on December 21, 2012, as said to be darkly predicted by the Mayan calendar, says an astronomer.

Amateur astronomer photographs UFO hovering over Devon

A Brit amateur astronomer has managed to photograph what he claims to be a UFO hovering over Devon.