Celestial objects

Galaxy cluster not just governed solely by mass: Scientists

Galaxy cluster not just governed solely by mass: Scientists

Galaxy clusters are the biggest celestial objects in the sky consisting of thousands of galaxies.

Jan 26, 2016, 15:28 PM IST

Two Indian names competing to name new celestial objects

Names of two Indians are among 247 other nominees competing to name 22 newly discovered celestial objects.

Sep 23, 2015, 22:59 PM IST
Eight more galactic neighbours found hovering near our Milky Way

Eight more galactic neighbours found hovering near our Milky Way

A survey has found more celestial neighbours hovering near our Milky Way, suggesting that our sky is more crowded than we thought

Sep 13, 2015, 23:06 PM IST
'Interstellar' film technology decodes spinning black holes

'Interstellar' film technology decodes spinning black holes

The team responsible for the stunning visual effects in filmmaker Christopher Nolan's epic film "Interstellar" has turned science fiction into facts by providing new insights into the powerful effects of black holes.

Feb 14, 2015, 13:37 PM IST

Data on 200 million stars released

Astronomers have released the largest data set ever collected on brightening and dimming of two hundred million of stars and other celestial objects.

Jan 13, 2012, 19:04 PM IST