XMM-Newton

Black hole devouring star for a decade detected

Black hole devouring star for a decade detected

Researchers made this discovery using data from NASA's Chandra X-ray Observatory and Swift satellite as well as European Space Agency's XMM-Newton.

Feb 07, 2017, 11:52 AM IST
Discovery sheds new light on 'missing' mass of Milky Way

Discovery sheds new light on 'missing' mass of Milky Way

The new knowledge sheds light on how individual atoms have assembled into stars, planets and galaxies like our own, and what the future holds for these galaxies.

Jul 26, 2016, 15:21 PM IST
Volunteer programmers help find mysterious black holes

Volunteer programmers help find mysterious black holes

The methods of the Virtual Observatory were applied in the research, and all the conclusions were obtained exclusively with the use of publicly available data and, therefore, can be confirmed from any computer with Internet access.

Jan 24, 2016, 12:00 PM IST
Mysterious dark matter 'axion' detected in X-ray sky

Mysterious dark matter 'axion' detected in X-ray sky

A new space study detected mysterious dark matter-'axions' in the X-Ray sky.

Oct 17, 2014, 12:38 PM IST

‘Bullets’ of gas around supermassive black hole

The spacecrafts have revealed huge ‘bullets’ of gas being driven away from the ‘gravitational monster’.

Oct 01, 2011, 18:58 PM IST