Dwarf galaxies

Dark matter-based cosmology model defied by ordered dwarf galaxies

Dark matter-based cosmology model defied by ordered dwarf galaxies

The researchers were able to show that 14 of the 16 satellite galaxies follow the same pattern of movement and are likely rotating within the plane around the main galaxy.

Feb 02, 2018, 18:45 PM IST
Supermassive black holes lurk in most dwarf galaxies: Study

Supermassive black holes lurk in most dwarf galaxies: Study

Scientists have discovered supermassive black holes in two ultra-compact dwarf galaxies.

Apr 18, 2017, 20:37 PM IST
Glowing distant stars become Hubble's latest subject! - See pic

Glowing distant stars become Hubble's latest subject! - See pic

As per NASA, dwarf galaxies like NGC 5264 typically possess around a billion stars – just 1 percent of the number of stars found within the Milky Way. 

Aug 28, 2016, 23:17 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

Gamma rays from newly found dwarf galaxies may unlock mysteries of dark matter

Astronomers have revealed that detection of gamma rays from the newly found dwarf galaxies may provide clues for solving dark matter mystery.

Mar 11, 2015, 15:35 PM IST
Scientists discover 9 new dwarf galaxies orbiting Milky Way

Scientists discover 9 new dwarf galaxies orbiting Milky Way

Scientists have identified nine new dwarf galaxies, which is the largest number ever found at once, in orbit around the Milky Way.

Mar 11, 2015, 10:29 AM IST
Milky Way shuts down star formation in neighbouring dwarf galaxies

Milky Way shuts down star formation in neighbouring dwarf galaxies

New radio observations have revealed that within a well-defined boundary around our galaxy, dwarf galaxies are completely devoid of hydrogen gas because of the Milky Way.

Oct 16, 2014, 14:26 PM IST

Dwarf galaxies dancing around larger ones question universe formation theories

Several dwarf galaxies that `dance` throughout the universe in arranged disc-shaped orbits around larger ones makes it more difficult to understand how the universe was formed and evolved, according to a new study.

Jul 22, 2014, 16:04 PM IST

Astronomers discover seven new dwarf galaxies

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

Jul 11, 2014, 18:36 PM IST

Dwarf galaxies formed large proportion of universe`s stars

Researchers using NASA`s Hubble Space Telescope have claimed that dwarf galaxies are responsible for forming a large proportion of the universe`s stars.

Jun 20, 2014, 09:31 AM IST

Astrophysicists question map of universe

Astrophysicists have revealed that the accepted model of universe is flawed as the dwarf galaxies that orbit the Milky Way and the Andromeda galaxies does not fit in it.

Jun 12, 2014, 14:15 PM IST

20-year dark matter mystery `unravelled`

Astronomers believe that they have found the answers to a 20-year debate over how dark matter is distributed in small galaxies.

Sep 11, 2013, 14:52 PM IST

Modified law of gravity predicts speed of dwarf galaxies

A modified law of gravity was correctly able to predict, before observations were made, the average speed of stars within a galaxy relative to each other in 10 dwarf satellite galaxies of Andromeda.

Aug 29, 2013, 16:03 PM IST

`Cosmic web stripping` could reveal missing dwarf galaxies

Galaxies and matter in the universe clump in an intricate network of filaments and voids, known as the cosmic web.

Feb 03, 2013, 19:08 PM IST

Dwarf galaxies may help reveal what `dark matter` really is

Nearly 80 percent of the matter in the universe is invisible to telescopes, yet its gravitational influence is manifest in the orbital speeds of stars around galaxies.

Apr 03, 2012, 13:18 PM IST

Milky Way still feasting on dwarf galaxies

The Sagittarius dwarf galaxy used to be one of the brightest of the Milky Way satellites.

Nov 30, 2011, 13:39 PM IST