Astronomers produce first images of exploding stellar fireball
Astronomers produce first images of exploding stellar fireball

The expansion of thermonuclear fireball from a nova that erupted last year in the constellation Delphinus was more complicated than the simple models used previously would have predicted, suggest astronomers including an Indian.

Astronomers observe star's fortunate escape from black hole with minor damage

Astronomers have recently observed a star escaping, with only a small part of its mass torn off, after almost being captured by a black hole.

Uranus like planet spotted far away
Uranus like planet spotted far away

A planet that resembles Uranus of our solar system has been spotted 25,000 light years away by astronomers.

Dark matter may be half than earlier believed
Dark matter may be half than earlier believed

Scientists have revealed that new measurement of dark matter in the Milky Way suggests that there is half as much of the mysterious substance as previously thought.

Astronomers found 'grooves' on dark side of Lutetia

Astronomers recently observed "grooves" on the dark side of Lutetia, an asteroid encountered by ESA's Rosetta spacecraft that provides evidence of a large impact crater on the asteroid.

Two new Jupiter-sized planets discovered orbiting Twin stars
Two new Jupiter-sized planets discovered orbiting Twin stars

Astronomers have spotted two new Jupiter-sized planets, with each orbiting one star of a binary-star system.

Windy conditions around infant star?
Windy conditions around infant star?

Astronomers have observed what may be the first-ever signs of windy weather around an infant analogue - called T Tauri - of our Sun.

Mystery behind brightest objects in universe solved
Mystery behind brightest objects in universe solved

Quasars are the brightest objects in the universe and display a mysterious diversity in their appearance that has puzzled astronomers for over two decades. Scientists believe that the mystery can now be solved.

Milky Way part of newly identified galactic super cluster
Milky Way part of newly identified galactic super cluster

A team of astronomers has demonstrated that our own galaxy, the Milky Way, is part of a newly identified ginormous super cluster of galaxies, dubbed as "Laniakea", meaning "immense heaven" in Hawaiian.

Astronomers witness 'terrestrial planets forming' asteroids smashup
Astronomers witness 'terrestrial planets forming' asteroids smashup

Astronomers have spotted an eruption of dust around a young star, which is possibly the result of a smashup between large asteroids that eventually lead to the formation of terrestrial planets.

Low-frequency waves help astronomers click faraway galaxy

A team of astronomers has taken the most sensitive image of a galaxy 30 million light years away via a radio telescope with frequencies just above those of commercial FM radio stations.

Fluorine in toothpaste came from sun`s dead ancestors!

The fluorine in your toothpaste was likely formed billions of years ago in now dead stars of the same type as our sun, astronomers said.

Astronomers discover intermediate-sized `rare` black hole in galaxy Messier 82

Scientists have recently discovered an intermediate-sized black hole for the very first time in the nearby galaxy Messier 82.

Bigger, brighter Supermoon to light up the sky tonight!

A wonderful spectacle awaits the stargazers on Sunday evening when the moon will be closest to earth with just 221,765 miles away.

Three exoplanets nearly dry

In a significant discovery using NASA`s Hubble Space Telescope, astronomers, including an Indian-origin researcher, who went looking for water vapour in three exoplanets orbiting stars similar to our sun have come up nearly dry.

`Challenges` in quest to find water on Earth-like worlds: Study

A study of unprecedented detail has revealed astonishingly little water on three distant planets, hinting at potential obstacles in the search for Earth-like worlds rich in H2O, astronomers said today.

Mysterious cosmic radio-burst detected

Using the Arecibo radio telescope in Puerto Rico, astronomers have discovered a split-second burst of radio waves, providing important new evidence of mysterious pulses that appear to come from deep in outer space.

Astronomers discover seven new dwarf galaxies

Astronomers in the US have discovered seven new dwarf galaxies using a new `homemade` telescope.

NASA`s Hubble captures `most colorful view of the Universe`

NASA`s Hubble Space Telescope has released a comprehensive picture of the evolving Universe - a glimpse of some 10,000 of the 100 billion galaxies spread across space.

Astronomers say hello to `vintage` spacecraft lost 35 years ago

A `vintage` sun explorer NASA spacecraft lost in space early in 1980s has now been established contact with by a group of private space science enthusiasts.