Herschel space observatory

Truth unfolded: Starlight – the key driving force behind all forms of life!

Truth unfolded: Starlight – the key driving force behind all forms of life!

Ultraviolet light from stars drives the formation of chemicals that are precursors to chemicals that we need to make life.

Oct 13, 2016, 19:26 PM IST
Blasts of black hole winds may cut off galactic star formation

Blasts of black hole winds may cut off galactic star formation

A new research has suggested that supermassive black holes can blast gas and dust out of their host galaxies, in fact, the black hole blowhards can eject so much of a galaxy's star-building materials that they halt star formation all together.

Mar 26, 2015, 13:55 PM IST

ESA`s Herschel detects molecule vital for creating water in dying Sun-like stars

Astronomers, using ESA`s Herschel space observatory, have discovered that a molecule vital for creating water exists in the burning embers of dying Sun-like stars.

Jun 18, 2014, 14:29 PM IST

Scientists complete largest survey of cosmic dust in local galaxies

Scientists have used data from ESA `s Herschel space observatory to complete the largest census of dust in local galaxies.

Mar 19, 2014, 15:27 PM IST

Mystery of ultra-compact, burned-out galaxies solved

Astronomers using NASA`s Hubble Space Telescope and Europe`s Herschel Space Observatory have pieced together the evolutionary sequence of compact elliptical galaxies, which erupted and burned out when the universe was only 3 billion years old.

Jan 30, 2014, 11:37 AM IST

Stars born in different sites differ in weight

The Herschel Space Observatory has revealed that the star forming sites across the Milky Way are riddled with filaments.

Nov 10, 2013, 15:23 PM IST

`Elusive` signals from universe moments after Big Bang found

Astronomers used telescope in Antarctica and ESA`s Herschel space observatory to detect a subtle twist in the relic radiation from the Big Bang, which could reveal the first moments of the Universe`s existence.

Oct 02, 2013, 10:01 AM IST

Herschel space observatory nearing end of historic 3-year mission

ESA`s Herschel space observatory, which has spent more than three years studying the Universe, is expected to run out its supply of liquid helium coolant in the coming weeks.

Mar 06, 2013, 19:10 PM IST

Galaxy-packed massive filament discovered

Using the Herschel Space Observatory, a McGill-led research team has discovered a giant, galaxy-packed filament ablaze with billions of new stars.

May 18, 2012, 12:40 PM IST

Herschel Space Observatory on how stars and galaxies are made

ESA releases preview of 1st science results from Herschel Space Observatory, which would provide valuable new info about how stars and galaxies are made.

Dec 19, 2009, 19:12 PM IST

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