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Sunday, May 19, 2013
Astronomers seeking public`s help to find `space warps`
Astronomers are asking members of the public to help them search for "space warps."
Two galaxy systems similar to Milky Way found!
Scientists have found the first group of galaxies that is just like ours, a rare sight in the local ...
Amateur astronomers to boost hazardous asteroids hunt
ESA`s Space Situational Awareness (SSA) programme is keeping an eye on space hazards.
Amateur stargazers discover new planet
Two amateur British astronomers say they have discovered a new planet which they want to be named af...
Distant faint `satellite galaxy` discovered
Astronomers have discovered a faint satellite galaxy 10 billion light years from Earth.
Astronomers see more planets than stars in galaxy
The more astronomers look for other worlds, the more they find that it is a crowded and crazy cosmos...
Astronomers make biggest map of dark matter
International astronomers said today they have created the largest map of dark matter ever observed ...
Astronomers discover 2 hidden alien planets
Astronomers have tracked two elusive extrasolar planets that went undetected in image data from NASA...
What`s the age of the Moon? It could be waning
That old Moon might not be as antique as we thought, some scientist think. They say it`s possible th...
Astronomical finding may help treat cancer patient
Astronomers studying stars and black holes have discovered that heavy metals emit low-energy electro...
Neutron star hit by super giant matter flares up
The flare took place on a neutron star, the collapsed heart of a once much larger star. Now about 10...
Ten new planets discovered
An international team, including scientists from the University of Oxford, has discovered 10 new pla...
Planet going the wrong way?
All planets are known to move around their stars in the same direction as the star spins. But, now a...
Milky Way `clone` captured by European astronomers
Astronomers in Europe claim to have captured a striking image of a giant Milky Way "clone".
US astronomers launch search for alien life on 86 planets
A massive radio telescope in Virginia has begun listening for signs of alien life on 86 planets.
Astronomers unveil `super-exotic` exoplanet
An exoplanet is a planet outside the solar system.
Aboriginal tribes created a sundial 10,000 yrs ago
A new find from Oz has suggested that ancient Aboriginal tribes were the world’s first astronomers.
`Biggest ever` black hole discovered
Astronomers discovered what they say is the biggest ever black hole which weighs the same as 6.8 bil...
New Cambridge light on cosmic `dark ages`
Remnants of the first stars have helped astronomers get closer on cosmic `dark ages`.
Small black hole called microquasar `discovered`
Astronomers have discovered a small black hole, called a microquasar, weighing only as much as a sta...
Star system that resembles a game of snooker
Astronomers have discovered an unusual star system which looks like a game of snooker.
Scientists estimate Earth-sized planets could be common
The researchers found larger numbers of smaller planets than of larger planets.
Ancient galaxy is more than 13 bn light yrs away
Astronomers today said a galaxy born in childhood of Universe lies at least 13 bn light years away. ...
A new way to spot planets hidden in their star’s glare
Astronomers have developed a new way to spot planets previously hidden in their star`s glare which w...
How young galaxies can grow gently
Galaxies often collide and then merge to form larger systems.
Scientists find planet that may be sure for life
Astronomers for the first time spotted a planet beyond Earth called the Goldilocks zone for life.
New solar system aliens models
New supercomputer simulations show what the solar system might look like to aliens.
Australian Aborigines `world`s first astronomers`
An Oz study has uncovered signs that the country`s ancient Aborigines may have been the world`s firs...
Massive solar storm to hit Earth in 2012
Astronomers are predicting that a massive solar storm is to hit Earth in 2012.
Astronomers obtain 3D view of stellar explosion
The Very Large Telescope showed that the blast more concentrated in one particular direction.
Astronomers discover unusual cosmic lens
For the first time astronomers have found a distant as a gravitational lens.
A new type of exploding star discovered
Astronomers have discovered a new type of exploding star, according to a pair of studies.
Astronomers and Cassini spacecraft capture Saturn storm
For the first time, amateur astronomers used the composite infrared spectrometer instrument aboard N...
Astronomers `spot mega star cradle`
The question of how massive stars form is one of the great conundrums of modern astronomy.
`A new camera helps astronomers watch stars being born`
The first few images taken by a new near-infrared camera -- LUCIFER 1 -- is helping astronomers ob...
Astronomers take pictures of exoplanets
By using a small telescope, astronomers took a picture of three small planets orbiting a star outsid...
Astronomers measure ‘biggest’ comet
Astronomers have measured Comet McNaught, which is believed to be the biggest comet to date. McNaugh...
Astronomers solve enigma of eclipsing star
Astronomers on Wednesday said they may have explained the riddle of a dimming star that has perplexe...
Universe expansion is speeding up: Astronomers
Astronomers have claimed that the expansion of the universe is accelerating, after studying thousand...
Astronomers discover supermassive black holes
Astronomers, using NASA’s Spitzer Space Telescope, have discovered two of the earliest and most prim...
Host star destroying massive extra-solar planet: Astronomers
A recently discovered extra-solar planet, which is nearly double of Jupiter`s sizeis being distorted...
Cannibal star is devouring a planet: Astronomers
Like the Roman god Saturn who ate his own children, a star 600 light years from Earth is slowly gobb...
NASA astronomers unravel secret of the supernova
Supernovas have long been used as "cosmic mile markers" to measure the expansion of the universe, bu...
Astronomers find oldest stars outside Milky Way
European Southern Observatory astronomers have said they had uncovered the oldest stars in our galac...
Astronomers come closer to understanding source of cosmic rays
New images from NASA’s Fermi Gamma-ray Space Telescope are helping astronomers take a step closer to...
Astronomers capture image of cosmic cat
The European Southern Observatory (ESO) has recently released a stunning new image of the vast cloud...
We could find Earth-like planets soon: Astronomers
Astronomers say they are on the verge of finding planets like Earth orbiting other stars, a key step...
Astronomers spot `super-Earth` 80 light years away
US astronomers have detected the second smallest exoplanet ever discovered with a mass just four tim...
Astronomers discover new tidal streams in Andromeda Galaxy
An international team of astronomers has identified two new tidal streams in the Andromeda Galaxy, t...
Japanese astronomers discover great balls of fire in sky
Huge balls of fire, 10,000 times hotter than the Sun, that were unleashed by a supernova in one of t...
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