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Astronomers today said they have witnessed the distant break-up of an asteroid, a rare event that was not caused by a violent space collision or a close encounter with the Sun.
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Spanish astronomers have said that a meteorite with the mass of a small car had crashed into the Moon last September.
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The National Science Foundation (NSF), an independent US government agency responsible to promote science and engineering - is looking for partners to take over its share of operations for 10 telescopes.
Last Updated: Wednesday, January 22, 2014, 18:13
Researchers have shed light on formerly unknown details about renowned French Impressionist Claude Monet`s 1883 painting, titled `Etretat: Sunset`, of the Normandy coast, including the fact that it was painted on Feb. 5, 1883 at 4:53 p.m.
Last Updated: Friday, November 01, 2013, 12:52
In a major new survey of the early universe conducted from the NASA`s Hubble Space Telescope, astronomers have identified the most distant, thus the earliest galaxy ever detected.
Last Updated: Thursday, October 24, 2013, 09:50
Astronomers have found the most distant galaxy yet, a discovery that pushes back scientists` view of the universe to about 700 million years after it is thought to have come into existence.
Last Updated: Friday, October 11, 2013, 09:29
The US space agency has vowed to reconsider the applications of Chinese scientists who were denied access to a NASA conference on security grounds, sparking a boycott by leading American astronomers.
Last Updated: Wednesday, August 21, 2013, 15:25
Four astronomers of the Raman Research Institute (RRI) in Bangalore participated in building a new radio telescope in Australia to track and receive signals from distant stars and galaxies.
Last Updated: Friday, August 09, 2013, 14:01
Washington: Astronomers have solved a 40-year mystery on the origin of Magellanic Stream, a ribbon of gas stretching almost halfway around our Milky Way galaxy.
Last Updated: Friday, May 31, 2013, 13:34
Berlin: An international team of astronomers is challenging the prevalent theory on how the lives of most stars end, the European Southern Observatory, or ESO, said.
Last Updated: Thursday, May 09, 2013, 14:18
Astronomers are asking members of the public to help them search for "space warps."
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Scientists have found the first group of galaxies that is just like ours, a rare sight in the local universe.
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