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Zooming in on 'Supernova 1987A' after three decades - Watch

Zooming in on 'Supernova 1987A' after three decades - Watch

The video begins with a nighttime view of the Small and Large Magellanic clouds, satellite galaxies of our Milky Way.

Rare delta Scuti pulsating star is one of only seven identified by astronomers in Milky Way

Rare delta Scuti pulsating star is one of only seven identified by astronomers in Milky Way

Situated 7,000 light years away from Earth in the constellation Pegasus, the star is so rare that it's only one of seven identified by astronomers in the Milky Way.

There may be an end to mystery behind Einstein's theory soon!

There may be an end to mystery behind Einstein's theory soon!

Researchers have long sought to determine how the universe's accelerated expansion is being driven.

There may be an end to mystery behind Einstein's theory soon!

There may be an end to mystery behind Einstein's theory soon!

Researchers have long sought to determine how the universe's accelerated expansion is being driven.

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.

Researchers find signs of stray black hole hiding in Milky Way

Researchers find signs of stray black hole hiding in Milky Way

A team led by researchers in Japan has found signs of stray black hole hiding in the Milky Way while examining a molecular cloud with enigmatic motion.

Astronomers find cosmic one-two punch

This cosmic double whammy is found in a pair of colliding galaxy clusters called Abell 3411 and Abell 3412 located about two billion light years from Earth. 

Universe may be starting to die, say astronomers

Universe may be starting to die, say astronomers

Astronomers studying more than 200,000 galaxies have found that energy levels are falling and not even half of what it was two billion years ago, signalling an ageing Earth.

Astronomers observe transit of Earth-like extra-solar planet

Astronomers observe transit of Earth-like extra-solar planet

In an important step towards the search for extra-terrestrial life, astronomers in Japan have observed the transit of a potentially habitable Earth-like extra-solar planet known as K2-3d.

Astronomers may have found Milky Way's faintest satellite galaxy

Astronomers may have found Milky Way's faintest satellite galaxy

Using a 8.2-meter telescope on the summit of Mauna Kea in Hawaii, an international team of researchers has found what could be the faintest dwarf satellite galaxy of our Milky Way.

Astronomers map cosmic web through peculiar radio burst

Astronomers map cosmic web through peculiar radio burst

A brief burst of radiation that travelled at least a billion light years through the psce to reach an Australian radio telescope contains the detailed information, say scientists.

Supermoon: Look up the sky tonight as the moon appears 'brightest' in 69 years!

Supermoon: Look up the sky tonight as the moon appears 'brightest' in 69 years!

When the moon is full as it makes its closest pass to Earth it is known as a supermoon.

NASA explains why November 14 supermoon is especially 'super'! (Watch video)

NASA explains why November 14 supermoon is especially 'super'! (Watch video)

Also called November's full moon, Monday's supermoon will be no ordinary sight as it will be the closest full moon to Earth since 1948.

A new 'supermoon' to adorn the sky next Monday

A new 'supermoon' to adorn the sky next Monday

Weather permitting, the phenomenon should appear at its most impressive at 1352 GMT, when it will be at its fullest just as night falls over Asia, astronomers said.

Brazilian astronomers discover 2 new planets

Brazilian astronomers discover 2 new planets

The two new planets, dubbed "super Neptune" and "super Earth", are the first to be discovered by Brazilian astronomers since the discovery in 2015 of a planet similar to Jupiter, according to Brazil's G1 news website on Friday.

Universe far away from expanding at accelerating rate, says study

Universe far away from expanding at accelerating rate, says study

Challenging a standard cosmological concept, a team of researchers led by an Indian-origin scientist has found that the universe may not actually be expanding at an accelerating pace as was previously believed.

Scientists find oldest-known planetary disk

Scientists find oldest-known planetary disk

Astronomers believe they have found the oldest known planet-forming disk -- a 45-million-year-old ring of gas and dust that orbits around a young star.
 

NASA's Hubble finds ten times more galaxies than previously thought

NASA's Hubble finds ten times more galaxies than previously thought

NASA's Hubble Space Telescope and other observatories reveals that our universe contains 10 times more galaxies than previously thought.

Discovered – Astronomers find 24 new isolated 'Hot Earth' exoplanets!

Discovered – Astronomers find 24 new isolated 'Hot Earth' exoplanets!

Hot Earths are Earth-sized exoplanets that exist close to their stars, making them unlikely to support life. 

Astronomers spot most distant newborn galaxy cluster ever

Astronomers spot most distant newborn galaxy cluster ever

Astronomers have created a new record by spotting the most distant galaxy cluster ever utilising data from NASAs Chandra X-ray observatory and other telescopes.