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NASA's Hubble captures colorful, star-studded view of Milky Way galaxy!

NASA's Hubble captures colorful, star-studded view of Milky Way galaxy!

The US space agency NASA recently released a beautiful image of colorful and star-studded view of the Milky Way galaxy.

A map that measures light pollution intensity worldwide

A map that measures light pollution intensity worldwide

Too much of light pollution can have serious consequences for human, animals and our environment.

Light pollution hinders Milky Way view from one-third of humanity: Study

Light pollution hinders Milky Way view from one-third of humanity: Study

In developed nations, the 24* 7 use of artificial lights creates a permanent skyglow at night, restricting our view of the stars.

Stunning view of Earth's night lights captured from space – See pic!

Stunning view of Earth's night lights captured from space – See pic!

The stunning view was taken when ISS was passing over the island nation of Kiribati at the time, about 2600 kilometers (1,600 miles) south of Hawaii.

A 'purple nebula' in honor of Prince: NASA's tribute to pop icon- See pic!

A 'purple nebula' in honor of Prince: NASA's tribute to pop icon- See pic!

NASA released this image following the announcement that the pop music superstar had died at the age of 57 in Minnesota.

Repeat radio bursts from mysterious cosmic source detected

Repeat radio bursts from mysterious cosmic source detected

The finding suggests that these bursts must have come from a very exotic object, such as a rotating neutron star having unprecedented power that enables the emission of extremely bright pulses, the researchers said. 

NASA's Chandra Observatory discovers incredible galactic tail

NASA's Chandra Observatory discovers incredible galactic tail

The pressure exerted by this rapid motion caused gas to be stripped away from the galaxy.

Oldest stars in universe found near Milky Way centre

Oldest stars in universe found near Milky Way centre

 The discovery and analysis of the nine pure stars challenges current theories about the environment of the early universe from which these stars formed.

Hubble discovers clues to how Milky Way was formed

Hubble discovers clues to how Milky Way was formed

This is how our galaxy, Milky Way was formed.

New Milky Way component discovered

New Milky Way component discovered

The centre of the Milky Way galaxy, a region previously thought to consist of vast numbers of old stars, actually has young stars.

Students identify two 'densest' galaxies

Students identify two 'densest' galaxies

Two undergraduates have discovered two galaxies that are known to be densest.

'Lord of the Rings' spotted in Milky Way

'Lord of the Rings' spotted in Milky Way

Astronomers using NASA's Chandra X-ray Observatory have discovered the largest and brightest set of rings from X-ray light echoes ever observed.

Helium-shrouded planets may be common in our galaxy: Study

Helium-shrouded planets may be common in our galaxy: Study

Planets having atmospheres rich in helium may be common in our Milky Way galaxy, according to a new theory based on data from NASA's Spitzer Space Telescope.

Astronomers find hidden structures near Earth's surface

By observing galaxies billions of light-years away, a team of astronomers has detected tube-like structures mere hundreds of kilometres above the Earth's surface.

Rapidly ageing 'Nasty 1' star behaving in never-before-seen ways

A team of astronomers has uncovered surprising new clues about a hefty, rapidly ageing star whose behavior has never been seen before in our Milky Way galaxy.

'Magnetar' near supermassive black hole is beyond strange

In 2013, astronomers announced that they had discovered a magnetar exceptionally close to the supermassive black hole at the center of the Milky Way.

Giant galaxies die inside out

Giant galaxies die inside out

In a major breakthrough towards understanding the formation of the universe, astronomers have figured out that star formation shuts down in the centres of elliptical galaxies first.

Astronomers observe 'ultrafast' star racing out of galaxy at 26m mph

 Astronomers have recently observed an ultrafast star racing out of galaxy at 26m mph.

Newborn stars found at edge of Milky Way

Newborn stars found at edge of Milky Way

Brazilian astronomers have for the first time found two star clusters forming in a remote part of our Milky Way galaxy.

Did dark matter trigger mass extinctions on Earth?

Did dark matter trigger mass extinctions on Earth?

Earth's infrequent but predictable path around and through our Galaxy's disc may have a direct and significant effect on geological and biological phenomena occurring on Earth, new research has found.