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Astronomers use Albert Einstein's Theory of Relativity to measure mass of star

Astronomers use Albert Einstein's Theory of Relativity to measure mass of star

Researchers measured the mass of a white dwarf star by analysing how much it bent the light of a more distant star, just as Einstein asserted could be done more than a century ago, as per Efe news report.

NASA's Hubble Space Telescope captures Universe's brightest galaxies

NASA's Hubble Space Telescope captures Universe's brightest galaxies

The galaxy images revealed a tangled web of misshapen objects punctuated by exotic patterns such as rings and arcs.

Collapsing star mysteriously reborn as black hole, reveal NASA's Hubble and Spitzer images

Collapsing star mysteriously reborn as black hole, reveal NASA's Hubble and Spitzer images

As the astronomers looked for remnants of the vanquished star, they found that it disappeared out of sight with a whimper instead of a bang.

NASA's Hubble triumphs again, discovers moon orbiting solar system's third-largest dwarf planet!

NASA's Hubble triumphs again, discovers moon orbiting solar system's third-largest dwarf planet!

 The team uncovered the moon in archival images of 2007 OR10 taken by the Hubble Telescope.

NASA's Hubble telescope captures galaxy duo by the 'Hare'

NASA's Hubble telescope captures galaxy duo by the 'Hare'

NASA has released a beautiful image of the unusual galaxy IRAS 06076-2139, found in the constellation Lepus (The Hare).

NASA's Hubble Space Telescope spots bright shining lizard star

NASA's Hubble Space Telescope spots bright shining lizard star

NASA's Hubble Space Telescope has captured a beautiful image of a galaxy named NGC 7250.

27 years of Hubble: NASA celebrates with two stunning spiral galaxies! - See pic

27 years of Hubble: NASA celebrates with two stunning spiral galaxies! - See pic

This starry pair offers a glimpse of what our Milky Way galaxy would look like to an outside observer.

NASA's Hubble Space Telescope captures starbursts in Virgo

NASA's Hubble Space Telescope captures starbursts in Virgo

NASA's Hubble Space Telescope has captured a beautiful image of starbursts in Virgo.

NASA's Hubble Space Telescope spots auroras on Uranus

NASA's Hubble Space Telescope spots auroras on Uranus

The US space agency NASA's Hubble Space Telescope has captured auroras on the Uranus.

NASA revealing 'big discoveries' about ocean worlds this week – When, how to watch it Live

NASA revealing 'big discoveries' about ocean worlds this week – When, how to watch it Live

NASA will discuss new findings about ocean worlds in our solar system from the agency's Saturn probe Cassini spacecraft and the Hubble Space Telescope at a new conference on Thursday, April 13, at 2 p.m. EDT (11.30 p.m. India time).

Jupiter's close-up – Great Red Spot included - captured by NASA's Hubble will take your breath away!

Jupiter's close-up – Great Red Spot included - captured by NASA's Hubble will take your breath away!

The telescope has played the role of astronomers' and scientists' third eye, often digging out information that was least expected.

Hubble detects monster black hole kicked out of galactic core

Hubble detects monster black hole kicked out of galactic core

Astronomers think this object is a very strong case. Weighing more than 1 billion suns, the rogue black hole is the most massive black hole ever detected to have been kicked out of its central home.

 

Zooming in on 'Supernova 1987A' after three decades - Watch

Zooming in on 'Supernova 1987A' after three decades - Watch

The video begins with a nighttime view of the Small and Large Magellanic clouds, satellite galaxies of our Milky Way.

NASA's exoplanets discovery: Finding 'Earth 2.0' closer to reality

NASA's exoplanets discovery: Finding 'Earth 2.0' closer to reality

The first known system of seven Earth-sized planets around a single star was made using the US space agency NASA's Spitzer Space Telescope.

NASA's Hubble spies on atmosphere of white dwarf being polluted by enormous comet-like object for the first time!

NASA's Hubble spies on atmosphere of white dwarf being polluted by enormous comet-like object for the first time!

With a chemical composition similar to Halley's comet, the object is 100,000 times more gigantic and contains water, the amount of which is much higher.

Hubble spots beautiful spiral galaxy that presents an interesting puzzle – See pic!

Hubble spots beautiful spiral galaxy that presents an interesting puzzle – See pic!

The galaxy, which is known as RX J1140.1+0307 and is in the Virgo constellation, presents an interesting puzzle. 

NASA's Hubble spots exocomets taking plunge onto young star

NASA's Hubble spots exocomets taking plunge onto young star

NASA's Hubble Space Telescope has discovered exocomets -- comets outside our solar system -- plunging onto a young star that resides 95 light-years from Earth.

Hubble's 'HD' recreation of renowned astronomer William Herschel's two century-old discovery!

Hubble's 'HD' recreation of renowned astronomer William Herschel's two century-old discovery!

Shedding its 'high definition' light on the galaxy, Hubble has helped scientists “appreciate the intricacies and characteristics of NGC 4707 as never before.”

Down memory lane: Hubble's greatest discoveries in year 2016!

Down memory lane: Hubble's greatest discoveries in year 2016!

Hubble's greatest discoveries in year 2016!