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Astronomers discover seven new dwarf galaxies

Astronomers discover seven new dwarf galaxies

Last Updated: Friday, July 11, 2014, 18:36

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

How bigger galaxies eat smaller ones

Last Updated: Thursday, July 03, 2014, 15:33

Astronomers studying the feeding habits of a cosmic cannibal have found how bigger galaxies absorb smaller ones.

Earth-size diamond found in space

Last Updated: Wednesday, June 25, 2014, 15:43

The faintest white dwarf star, possibly the coldest ever detected, has been identified by a team of astronomers.

White dwarf star that looks like diamond identified

Last Updated: Tuesday, June 24, 2014, 12:16

A team of astronomers, using multiple telescopes, have identified a faint white dwarf star that looks like diamond.

Dwarf galaxies formed large proportion of universe`s stars

Last Updated: Friday, June 20, 2014, 09:31

Researchers using NASA`s Hubble Space Telescope have claimed that dwarf galaxies are responsible for forming a large proportion of the universe`s stars.

Mumbai scientist gets new lizard species named after him

Last Updated: Wednesday, June 18, 2014, 19:59

Varad B Giri, senior scientist at the Bombay Natural History Society has been honoured with a new species of gecko, named after him, which he discovered last year from the Western Ghats in Maharashtra.

Astrophysicists question map of universe

Last Updated: Thursday, June 12, 2014, 14:15

Astrophysicists have revealed that the accepted model of universe is flawed as the dwarf galaxies that orbit the Milky Way and the Andromeda galaxies does not fit in it.

Full dark-matter jacket helped failed dwarf galaxy survive galactic collision

Last Updated: Monday, May 26, 2014, 11:47

Researchers have said that like a bullet wrapped in a full metal jacket, a high-velocity hydrogen cloud hurtling toward the Milky Way appears to be encased in a shell of dark matter.

Coldest star in space discovered

Last Updated: Saturday, April 26, 2014, 17:10

Imagine a star as frosty as the earth`s North Pole!

NASA`s WISE and Spitzer telescopes help discover coldest "brown dwarf" known

Last Updated: Saturday, April 26, 2014, 11:01

NASA`s Wide-field Infrared Survey Explorer (WISE) and Spitzer Space Telescope have discovered what looks like the coldest "brown dwarf" known-a dim, star-like body that, surprisingly, is as frosty as Earth`s North Pole.

`Dwarf planet` in deep space has water

Last Updated: Thursday, January 23, 2014, 01:51

Ceres, a tiny planet in the asteroid belt, spouts water vapour, a finding that strengthens theories that life on Earth was kick-started by a bombardment of space rocks, scientists said today.

`Rare` brown dwarf discovery provides benchmark for future exoplanet research

Last Updated: Tuesday, January 21, 2014, 11:51

A team of researchers have directly imaged a very rare type of brown dwarf that can serve as a benchmark for studying objects with masses that lie between stars and planets.