'Perfect storm' turbulence squelching star formation found around supermassive Black Hole
'Perfect storm' turbulence squelching star formation found around supermassive Black Hole

Astronomers have recently detected a "perfect storm" turbulence that was crushing star formation around a supermassive Black Hole by using the Atacama Large Millimeter/submillimeter Array (ALMA).

Researchers detect possible signal from dark matter
Researchers detect possible signal from dark matter

By analysing X-rays emitted by two celestial objects, scientists have detected an unusual signal that could be of a particle of dark matter, offering hope for a tangible evidence for the existence of dark matter in the universe. 

Newly discovered galaxy may shed light on how galaxies developed in early Universe
Newly discovered galaxy may shed light on how galaxies developed in early Universe

Astronomers have discovered a very rare type of galaxy that might provide valuable insights on how galaxies developed during the early days of the Universe.

'Thread-like-filaments' pivotal in formation of galaxies
'Thread-like-filaments' pivotal in formation of galaxies

 A new study has revealed that thread-like "filaments" in the cosmic web played a critical role in the formation of distant universe.

Scientists find galaxy that gives birth to 500 times more suns than Milky Way annually
Scientists find galaxy that gives birth to 500 times more suns than Milky Way annually

Astronomers have discovered a galaxy hat gives birth annually to 500 times the number of suns as the Milky Way galaxy.

In a first, astronomers peek through supernova
In a first, astronomers peek through supernova

A team of astronomers has used radio telescopes in Australia and Chile to see inside the remains of a supernova.

'MUSE' provides scientists with best view of galactic crash so far

 ESO's Multi Unit Spectroscopic Explorer (MUSE) instrument have provided scientists with the best yet view of spectacular cosmic crash, revealing the true story behind it.

Mysterious object at galaxy's centre identified as pair of binary stars
Mysterious object at galaxy's centre identified as pair of binary stars

A team of researchers believe that they have solved the mystery of the bizarre object at the center of the galaxy.

Slow-growing galaxies to reveal how universe was formed
Slow-growing galaxies to reveal how universe was formed

 Do you wonder why some galaxies flourish with star formation and others barely bloom? The answer lies in slow-growing galaxies.

Dark matter may be half than earlier believed
Dark matter may be half than earlier believed

Scientists have revealed that new measurement of dark matter in the Milky Way suggests that there is half as much of the mysterious substance as previously thought.

Mystery behind brightest objects in universe solved
Mystery behind brightest objects in universe solved

Quasars are the brightest objects in the universe and display a mysterious diversity in their appearance that has puzzled astronomers for over two decades. Scientists believe that the mystery can now be solved.

Gaia probe finds its 'first ever' supernova
Gaia probe finds its 'first ever' supernova

Gaia has recently discovered its first ever stellar explosion in another galaxy while scanning the space.

Novel way to trace Sun's long-lost siblings
Novel way to trace Sun's long-lost siblings

A study now reveals that stars which were born together and then dispersed immediately rather than forming a cluster also share similar traits.

Study provides deeper insight into `spectacular` Type la supernova

A new study has helped astronomers to solve the mysteries related to the spectacular supernova in a galaxy 11 million light years away, seen earlier in 2014.

Low-frequency waves help astronomers click faraway galaxy

A team of astronomers has taken the most sensitive image of a galaxy 30 million light years away via a radio telescope with frequencies just above those of commercial FM radio stations.

Astronomers discover intermediate-sized `rare` black hole in galaxy Messier 82

Scientists have recently discovered an intermediate-sized black hole for the very first time in the nearby galaxy Messier 82.

Galaxy that acts as cosmic magnifying glass discovered

Using NASA`s Hubble Space Telescope, astronomers have unexpectedly discovered the most distant galaxy that acts as a cosmic magnifying glass.

Double stars with `weird` planet-forming disks found in binary star system

Astronomers have observed a striking pair of two stars with wildly misaligned planet-forming discs in the young binary star system with the help of Atacama Large Millimeter/submillimeter Array (ALMA).

Milky Way is way smaller than thought

The Milky Way is lighter than astronomers previously thought, according to new research that weighed up our galaxy precisely for the first time.

Source of sky`s X-ray glow revealed

NASA`s funded X-ray Instrument has helped in resolving long-standing puzzle regarding X-rays glow observed over the entire sky.