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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.

Dwarf galaxies formed large proportion of universe`s stars

Last Updated: Friday, June 20, 2014, 09:31

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

Astrophysicists question map of universe

Last Updated: Thursday, June 12, 2014, 14:15

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.

20-year dark matter mystery `unravelled`

Last Updated: Wednesday, September 11, 2013, 14:52

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

Modified law of gravity predicts speed of dwarf galaxies

Last Updated: Thursday, August 29, 2013, 16:03

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.

`Cosmic web stripping` could reveal missing dwarf galaxies

Last Updated: Sunday, February 03, 2013, 19:08

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

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

Last Updated: Tuesday, April 03, 2012, 13:18

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.

UCDs are massive clusters of bright stars

Last Updated: Tuesday, December 20, 2011, 12:26

UCDs which are mysterious objects characterized by high stellar population counts, are actually very massive clusters of bright stars, a new study has revealed.

Milky Way still feasting on dwarf galaxies

Last Updated: Wednesday, November 30, 2011, 13:39

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