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Mysterious cosmic radio-burst detected

Last Updated: Friday, July 11, 2014, 19:25

Using the Arecibo radio telescope in Puerto Rico, astronomers have discovered a split-second burst of radio waves, providing important new evidence of mysterious pulses that appear to come from deep in outer space.

Astronomers discover seven new dwarf galaxies

Astronomers discover seven new dwarf galaxies

Last Updated: Friday, July 11, 2014, 18:36

Astronomers in the US have discovered seven new dwarf galaxies using a new `homemade` telescope.

NASA`s Hubble captures `most colorful view of the Universe`

Last Updated: Wednesday, June 04, 2014, 22:52

NASA`s Hubble Space Telescope has released a comprehensive picture of the evolving Universe - a glimpse of some 10,000 of the 100 billion galaxies spread across space.

Astronomers say hello to `vintage` spacecraft lost 35 years ago

Last Updated: Saturday, May 31, 2014, 17:15

A `vintage` sun explorer NASA spacecraft lost in space early in 1980s has now been established contact with by a group of private space science enthusiasts.

Why giant elliptical galaxies have few young stars

Last Updated: Saturday, May 31, 2014, 10:40

NASA`s Chandra X-ray Observatory has shed light on the mystery over why giant elliptical galaxies have few, if any, young stars.

Big Bang signal too weak to be significant: Study

Last Updated: Friday, May 30, 2014, 19:58

The signal of Big Bang ripples announced in March this year was too weak to be significant, two separate analyses say, suggesting the astronomers had jumped the gun.

South African astronomers discover stars in galactic flare

Last Updated: Thursday, May 15, 2014, 06:04

South African astronomers have discovered the very first known stars in the flared disk of the Milky Way Galaxy.

Astronomers using supernovae to measure distant objects

Last Updated: Friday, May 02, 2014, 21:17

Supernovae or exploding stars observed by NASA`s Hubble Space Telescope are providing astronomers a powerful tool to determine the strength of naturally-occurring `cosmic lenses`.

Astronomers discover fossil galaxy revealing early universe facts

Last Updated: Friday, May 02, 2014, 10:20

Astronomers have discovered a new galaxy called as ``fossil galaxy`` which is believed to be a left over from the early universe.

Astronomers optimistic about finding extraterrestrial life soon

Last Updated: Tuesday, March 25, 2014, 19:30

Astronomers are confident that it`s just a matter of time before extraterrestrial life is found.

Astronomers spot rare asteroid break-up

Last Updated: Friday, March 07, 2014, 00:41

Astronomers today said they have witnessed the distant break-up of an asteroid, a rare event that was not caused by a violent space collision or a close encounter with the Sun.

Astronomers find record-breaking lunar impact

Last Updated: Tuesday, February 25, 2014, 11:25

Spanish astronomers have said that a meteorite with the mass of a small car had crashed into the Moon last September.