Best 3D map of Milky Way`s centre created

Astronomers have created the best three-dimensional map yet of the central parts of the Milky Way - and found that the inner regions take on a peanut-like, or X-shaped, appearance.

Sep 12, 2013, 18:06 PM IST

VISTA captures image of vast ball of stars

About 160 globular clusters have been spotted encircling our galaxy, the Milky Way, mostly toward its bulging centre.

May 12, 2012, 21:48 PM IST

World’ largest telescope captures stunning space pics

Joining the space explorer’s race, UK’s VISTA telescope, world’s largest telescope dedicated to mapping the sky, on Saturday released its first images.

Dec 12, 2009, 12:11 PM IST

Windows 7 and Vista offer best file search

Both Windows 7 and Vista scored above the best add-on programme. Windows 7 rated 2.84 on a scale of 1 to 5, with lower scores better than higher ones, and Vista rated 2.97. The best add-on programme was rated 3.03.

Nov 08, 2009, 09:19 AM IST

Vista a blow to Microsoft reputation: Ballmer

Ahead of the launch of its new
operating system Windows 7, Microsoft chief executive Steve
Ballmer has said that the company`s reputation never recovered
from the poor performance of Vista.

Oct 06, 2009, 13:48 PM IST