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NASA's Hubble spots stubborn dwarf galaxy

NASA's Hubble spots stubborn dwarf galaxy

 The US space agency NASA has released a beautiful image of a dwarf galaxy.

Jul 11, 2016, 21:15 PM IST
Massive dark matter found in nearby dwarf galaxy

Massive dark matter found in nearby dwarf galaxy

By measuring the mass of a nearby dwarf galaxy, astronomers have found the highest concentration of dark matter in any known galaxy.

Nov 19, 2015, 11:22 AM IST
Dwarf galaxy mystery: A humble beginning, then a star-forming powerhouse

Dwarf galaxy mystery: A humble beginning, then a star-forming powerhouse

A team of astronomers has helped explain how a lowly dwarf galaxy becomes a star-forming powerhouse.

Sep 10, 2015, 14:09 PM IST

New dwarf galaxy signals presence of dark matter

A newly discovered dwarf galaxy orbiting our Milky Way appears to be radiating gamma rays, according to an analysis by physicists at Carnegie Mellon, Brown and Cambridge universities.

Aug 20, 2015, 18:00 PM IST

Nearby `dwarf` galaxy home to many large star clusters

 A team of Tel Aviv University and UCLA astronomers have discovered a remarkable cluster of more than a million young stars are forming in a hot, dusty cloud of molecular gases in a tiny galaxy very near our own.

Jun 10, 2015, 12:47 PM IST
Millions of young stars in nearby galaxy found

Millions of young stars in nearby galaxy found

 An international team of astronomers has discovered over a million young stars that are forming in a hot, dusty cloud of molecular gases in a tiny galaxy near our own Milky Way.

Mar 19, 2015, 13:32 PM IST
Milky Way's new tiny, isolated dwarf neighbour galaxy found

Milky Way's new tiny, isolated dwarf neighbour galaxy found

Astronomers have recently spotted a new neighbor for Milky Way galaxy, a tiny and isolated dwarf galaxy almost 7 million light years away

Dec 23, 2014, 11:06 AM IST

How bigger galaxies eat smaller ones

Astronomers studying the feeding habits of a cosmic cannibal have found how bigger galaxies absorb smaller ones.

Jul 03, 2014, 15:33 PM IST

Full dark-matter jacket helped failed dwarf galaxy survive galactic collision

Researchers have said that like a bullet wrapped in a full metal jacket, a high-velocity hydrogen cloud hurtling toward the Milky Way appears to be encased in a shell of dark matter.

May 26, 2014, 11:47 AM IST

Dwarf galaxies could help reveal supermassive black holes` origin

Astronomers have discovered more than 100 small, dwarf galaxies with characteristics indicating that they harbor massive black holes feeding on surrounding gas; this could help resolve the question as to how black holes originated and grew in the early universe.

Jan 09, 2014, 11:31 AM IST

Dwarf galaxy found crashing into a large spiral

NASA`s Chandra X-ray Observatory has found a massive cloud of multimillion-degree gas in a galaxy about 60 million light-years from Earth.

Aug 15, 2013, 21:38 PM IST

Size, weight of Universe`s most lightweight dwarf determined

UC Irvine scientists have measured the least massive galaxy in the known universe, clocking in at just 1,000 or so stars with a bit of dark matter holding them together.

Jun 11, 2013, 11:12 AM IST

Nearby dwarf galaxy and possible protogalaxy discovered

Astronomers have discovered a faint dwarf galaxy and another possible young dwarf caught before it had a chance to form any stars.

Jan 12, 2013, 13:05 PM IST

A rare black hole that survived galaxy destruction

Astronomers have spotted a rare mid-weight black hole some 290 million light-years from Earth.

Feb 19, 2012, 18:07 PM IST

Hubble telescope spots dwarf galaxies

NASA`s powerful Hubble Space Telescope has spotted a number of young dwarf galaxies brimming with star formation.

Nov 11, 2011, 10:56 AM IST