Last Updated: Thursday, March 13, 2014, 11:03
Researchers using ESO`s Very Large Telescope Interferometer (VLTI) have found the largest yellow hypergiant star HR 5171 A - 1300 times the diameter of the Sun and much bigger than was expected.
Last Updated: Friday, March 07, 2014, 12:03
The NASA/ESA Hubble Space Telescope has clicked the never-before-seen break-up of an asteroid, which has fragmented into as many as ten smaller pieces.
Last Updated: Wednesday, March 05, 2014, 21:48
Astronomers, including one of Indian-origin, have developed a new technique that could help detect the telltale chemical signs of extraterrestrial life in the atmosphere of an alien world.
Last Updated: Wednesday, March 05, 2014, 15:13
A giant asteroid, 100 feet wide, is set to fly past Earth early Wednesday evening, soaring fewer than 218,000 miles from our planet, which is slightly closer than the orbit of the moon itself.
Last Updated: Wednesday, March 05, 2014, 10:56
A new Hubble image shows spiral galaxy ESO 137-001, framed against a bright background as it moves through the heart of galaxy cluster Abell 3627.
Last Updated: Thursday, February 27, 2014, 13:34
New images from the Smithsonian`s Submillimeter Array (SMA) telescope provide the most detailed view yet of stellar nurseries within the Snake nebula, offering new insights into how cosmic seeds can grow into massive stars.
Last Updated: Thursday, February 27, 2014, 04:03
NASA today announced a torrent of new planet discoveries, hailing a "bonanza" of 715 worlds now known outside the solar system thanks to the Kepler space telescope`s planet-hunting mission.
Last Updated: Saturday, February 22, 2014, 10:15
Leading experts from around the world have gathered in Stellenbosch, South Africa to plan how SKA ( Square Kilometre Array ) - an international enterprise to build the largest radio telescope - will be used.
Last Updated: Thursday, February 20, 2014, 15:52
Astronomers - with the help of NASA`s, high-energy X-ray observatory,NuSTAR - have finally unravelled one of the biggest mysteries in astronomy, of how stars blow up in supernova explosions.
Last Updated: Wednesday, February 19, 2014, 14:21
Astronomers for the first time have precisely measured the rotation rate of a galaxy based on the clock-like movement of its stars.
Last Updated: Friday, February 14, 2014, 15:05
Robotic telescope service Slooh will cover NEA 2000 EM26 , a potentially hazardous asteroid (PHA), as it makes its closest approach on February 17th live from the Canary Islands.
Last Updated: Wednesday, February 12, 2014, 11:44
NASA trained several pairs of eyes on Saturn as the planet put on a dancing light show at its poles.
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