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Hubble charts road map for NASA probes'' interstellar trip

Hubble charts road map for NASA probes'' interstellar trip

"Hubble gives context to what each Voyager is passing through," said study leader Seth Redfield of Wesleyan University in Middletown, Connecticut, US. 

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.

NASA's Spitzer and Swift space telescopes reveal elusive brown dwarf!

NASA's Spitzer and Swift space telescopes reveal elusive brown dwarf!

Brown dwarfs are thought to be the missing link between planets and stars, with masses up to 80 times that of Jupiter, NASA said.

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.

Trailing the stars: ISS astronauts capture series of star trails! - See pic

Trailing the stars: ISS astronauts capture series of star trails! - See pic

 It's time to thank your stars, if you're one of those few who have imagined how they would look from space, because astronauts up above have made your wish come true!

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.