Universe may be starting to die, say astronomers

Universe may be starting to die, say astronomers

Astronomers studying more than 200,000 galaxies have found that energy levels are falling and not even half of what it was two billion years ago, signalling an ageing Earth.

Dec 05, 2016, 10:45 AM IST
Hidden galaxies discovered in our backyard

Hidden galaxies discovered in our backyard

The research identified several new structures that could help to explain the movement of the Milky Way, including three galaxy concentrations (named NW1, NW2 and NW3) and two new clusters (named CW1 and CW2).

Feb 10, 2016, 10:31 AM IST
Is the universe 'slowly dying'?

Is the universe 'slowly dying'?

 The universe is dying but there is no need to panic as there is still about 100 billion years to go, reveals a group of Australian researchers.

Aug 11, 2015, 11:14 AM IST

Universe `resting on sofa` as it slowly dies

The Universe is experiencing a slow death, like a person resting on the sofa awaiting eternal sleep, according to astronomers from a project which measured the energy generated by 200,000 galaxies.

Aug 11, 2015, 03:12 AM IST

Spin speed determines size of spiral galaxies

Australian astronomers have discovered what makes some spiral galaxies fat and bulging while others flat discs - it`s all about how fast they spin.

Mar 01, 2014, 13:23 PM IST

Highest resolution images of Supernova 1987A reveal its secrets

Astronomers have succeeded in observing the death throes of a giant star in unprecedented detail.

Apr 03, 2013, 10:24 AM IST