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NASA's Hubble finds planet orbiting two stars

NASA's Hubble finds planet orbiting two stars

The US space agency NASA's Hubble Space Telescope has found a planet that orbits two stars in the system.

Gaia satellite mapped more than a billion stars in Milky Way, says ESA

Gaia satellite mapped more than a billion stars in Milky Way, says ESA

The European Space Agency (ESA) on Wednesday released the first catalogue of more than a billion stars from its Gaia satellite to the eagerly waiting astronomers around the world.

Hubble peers into stormy scenes of dark dust in Large Magellanic Cloud!

Hubble peers into stormy scenes of dark dust in Large Magellanic Cloud!

N159 is located over 160,000 light-years away. It resides just south of the Tarantula Nebula (heic1402), another massive star-forming complex within the LMC.

Glowing distant stars become Hubble's latest subject! - See pic

Glowing distant stars become Hubble's latest subject! - See pic

As per NASA, dwarf galaxies like NGC 5264 typically possess around a billion stars – just 1 percent of the number of stars found within the Milky Way. 

Heart of Milky Way devoid of young stars: Study

Heart of Milky Way devoid of young stars: Study

The current results indicate that there has been no significant star formation in this large region over hundreds of millions years.

NASA reveals new information on Sun's magnetic field and its kin!

NASA reveals new information on Sun's magnetic field and its kin!

The US space agency NASA has released illustrated image of the magnetic field that depicts the interior of a low-mass star, such as GJ 3253, a low-mass red dwarf star about 31 light years away from our planet.

Hubble peers into the core of a starburst galaxy – See pic!

Hubble peers into the core of a starburst galaxy – See pic!

NGC 3125 is located approximately 50 million light-years away in the constellation of Antlia.

Why some galaxies stop creating stars

Why some galaxies stop creating stars

Scientists may finally have an explanation for why some galaxies stop creating stars after a team of astrophysicists painstakingly analysed around 70,000 galaxies to understand the forces influencing star formation activity in them.

Stars set to spread Bollywood fever in Spain during IIFA

Stars set to spread Bollywood fever in Spain during IIFA

The glitterati of the Mumbai-based Hindi film industry, popularly known as Bollywood to the west, have descended upon the sunny Spanish capital of Madrid to celebrate Indian cinema during the International Indian Film Academy (IIFA) awards to be held here in the weekend.

Astronomers find 'hot Jupiters' more common in star clusters

Astronomers find 'hot Jupiters' more common in star clusters

A team astronomers found that planets known as 'hot Jupiters' are more common in a star cluster in the constellation of Cancer than around stars outside clusters.

Astronomers discover new ‘hot Jupiter’ spinning up its parent star

Astronomers discover new ‘hot Jupiter’ spinning up its parent star

 A giant 'hot Jupiter' exoplanet was recently discovered by an international team of astronomers which was led by Kaloyan Penev of Princeton University.

10.5-billion-year-old cluster is home to heavy metal stars!

10.5-billion-year-old cluster is home to heavy metal stars!

The US space agency NASA has released a beautiful photograph of the heavy-metal stars.

Scientists detect hydrogen gas in distant galaxy

Scientists detect hydrogen gas in distant galaxy

A team of scientists for the first time has detected a faint signal emitted by hydrogen gas in a more than five billion light years away which is almost double the previous record.

Herschel beams back exquisite image of newborn stars! - See pic

Herschel beams back exquisite image of newborn stars! - See pic

The European Space Agency has been putting in tireless efforts to conduct a probe into stellar nurseries and has released a mesmerising photograph that shows an incredibly turbulent region of the sky.

Entire universe explained in 4 minutes - Watch video!

Entire universe explained in 4 minutes - Watch video!

Parody education channel Exurb1a humorously explains the entire universe in just 4 minutes.

Nearby star gives fascinating insight into Sun's evolution

Nearby star gives fascinating insight into Sun's evolution

Have you ever wondered about the Sun's activities regarding its evolution some billions of years ago?

Spotted: A free-floating, planetary-mass object in family of stars (pic inside)!

Spotted: A free-floating, planetary-mass object in family of stars (pic inside)!

The newfound object, termed WISEA J114724.10204021.3, or just WISEA 1147 for short, may help scientists understand planets without stars.

New planet-hunting tool to refine exoplanet search

New planet-hunting tool to refine exoplanet search

 A team of scientists has developed a new refined tool to search for exoplanets orbiting distant stars or other planetary detections.

Wedding Bells! Pavitra Punia of 'Yeh Hai Mohabbatein' to tie the knot in 2016!

Wedding Bells! Pavitra Punia of 'Yeh Hai Mohabbatein' to tie the knot in 2016!

The two had already got engaged in 2015 and now the wedding is on cards this year.