Astronomers spot shock collision inside black hole jet
Astronomers spot shock collision inside black hole jet

 Astronomers have discovered for the first time a rear-end collision between two high-speed knots of ejected matter.

Supernovas help keep galaxies clean!
Supernovas help keep galaxies clean!

Supernovas or massive explosions that mark the end of a star's life plays an important role in sweeping out gas that fuels star-forming factories in the galaxy, new research has found.

Astronomers discover most luminous galaxy in universe
Astronomers discover most luminous galaxy in universe

US space agency NASA said on Thursday that its Wide-field Infrared Survey Explorer (WISE) telescope has discovered a remote galaxy that shines with the light of more than 300 trillion suns, making it the most luminous galaxy ever found.

Signals puzzling scientists for 17 years came from microwave oven

 The source of mysterious signals that left astronomers at Australia's most famous radio telescope scratching their heads for 17 years has finally been found - and it's a microwave oven!

Cosmic 'dinosaur egg' about to hatch discovered
Cosmic 'dinosaur egg' about to hatch discovered

Astronomers have discovered what may be the first known example of a globular cluster about to be born - an incredibly massive and extremely dense yet star-free cloud of molecular gas.

Astronomers make breakthrough by discovering farthest galaxy
Astronomers make breakthrough by discovering farthest galaxy

Astronomers have set a new distance record by unveiling the farthest galaxy, which may be over 13 billion years old.

Astronomers create first 3-D view of famous Pillars of Creation

Astronomers have produced the first complete three-dimensional view of the famous Pillars of Creation in the Eagle Nebula, Messier 16.

Long-standing puzzle of 'galactic thin-thick disk' solved
Long-standing puzzle of 'galactic thin-thick disk' solved

A team of astronomers has solved the long-standing puzzle regarding the nature of disk galaxies.

Astronomers locate eleven 'runaway' galaxies
Astronomers locate eleven 'runaway' galaxies

Researchers have identified 11 runaway galaxies, for the first time that escaped their original homes and have been flung into space.

Dark matter may not be as dark as previously believed
Dark matter may not be as dark as previously believed

First signs of self-interacting dark matter have suggested that it may not be as dark as previously believed.

'Statue of Liberty' sized asteroid may hit Earth in October 2017

Astronomers have warned that a " Statue of Liberty" sized asteroid may hit Earth in October 2017 that could pt thousands of people in hospital.

Universe may not be accelerating as fast as previously thought
Universe may not be accelerating as fast as previously thought

A team of astronomers has suggested that the acceleration of the expansion of the universe may not be as fast as we thought.

Astronomers create 'movie' of Milky Way's life from youth to middle age
Astronomers create 'movie' of Milky Way's life from youth to middle age

Astronomers recently provided the details of unprecedented life story of Milky Way galaxy evolution through a movie by studying how galaxies like our own formed.

Astronomers capture stunning Einstein's ring 12 billion light years away
Astronomers capture stunning Einstein's ring 12 billion light years away

Astronomers recently captured Einstein's ring in stunning image of lensed galaxy 12 billion light years away.

Are aliens sending those radio signals?
Are aliens sending those radio signals?

What has given credence to the theory of extraterrestrial life over the last decade is a mysteriously recurring radio burst from space that has puzzled astronomers.

These ancient stars may not be as lonely as previously believed
These ancient stars may not be as lonely as previously believed

A new study has revealed that the ancient RR Lyrae stars may not be as lonely as previously thought.

Dark matter may be richer, more complex than previously believed
Dark matter may be richer, more complex than previously believed

A new study has provided a deeper insight into how dark matter in the cluster of galaxies behaves when the clusters collide, which may ultimately provide the conclusion that its richer and more complex than previously believed.

Astronomers observe second ever planet 'reared' by four stars
Astronomers observe second ever planet 'reared' by four stars

Astronomers have discovered a second ever planet with the four parent stars, suggesting planets in quadruple star systems might be less rare than previously thought.

Astronomers unravel decades old Y-shape cloud in Venus' atmosphere mystery
Astronomers unravel decades old Y-shape cloud in Venus' atmosphere mystery

A new study has provided a deeper insight into the huge "Y-shaped" cloud structure in the atmosphere of Venus.

Dust-filled galaxy from early universe discovered
Dust-filled galaxy from early universe discovered

Debunking earlier theories that earliest galaxies had no dust but gas, an international team of astronomers has discovered a dust-filled galaxy from the very early universe.