Star leaving Milky Way at record speeds detected
Star leaving Milky Way at record speeds detected

Astronomers have identified the fastest ever star on an escape trajectory from the Milky Way - travelling at a record breaking speed of 1,200 km per second.

Study provides deeper insight into `spectacular` Type la supernova

A new study has helped astronomers to solve the mysteries related to the spectacular supernova in a galaxy 11 million light years away, seen earlier in 2014.

White dwarf star that looks like diamond identified

A team of astronomers, using multiple telescopes, have identified a faint white dwarf star that looks like diamond.

White dwarf star contradicts theory of nature

A team of researchers has studied a distant star where gravity is more than 30,000 times greater than on Earth to test its controversial theory that one of the constants of nature is not a constant.