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Gravitational Lensing helps discover Dark Matter distribution in Universe

Last Updated: Wednesday, July 16, 2014, 14:43

Gravitational lensing is the most direct technique that can help reveal the principal mass component of the Universe, Dark Matter distribution, which makes up about 80% of the mass budget.

Hubble captures merger of two elliptical galaxies creating droplets of stars

Last Updated: Saturday, July 12, 2014, 10:57

NASA/ESA Hubble Space Telescope has captured an unusual discovery by imaging two elliptical galaxies merging into one and giving birth to chains of stars winding around the galaxies` nuclei.

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.

Study suggests faint galaxies illuminated early universe

Last Updated: Wednesday, July 09, 2014, 14:33

A new study has found that the light from tiny galaxies more than 13 billion years ago played a larger role than previously thought in creating the conditions in the universe as we know it today.

Understanding formation of galaxies could solve mystery of dark matter

Last Updated: Thursday, June 26, 2014, 13:37

Scientists have revealed that a new supercomputer simulation have shown the evolution of our "local Universe" from the Big Bang to the present day, and has also improved the chances of understanding dark matter.

Tightly packed trio of black holes discovered

Last Updated: Thursday, June 26, 2014, 12:01

Astronomers have discovered three closely orbiting supermassive black holes in a galaxy more than 4 billion light years away.

How supermassive black holes interact with host galaxies

Last Updated: Friday, June 20, 2014, 23:17

Astronomers have discovered strange and unexpected behavior around the supermassive black hole at the heart of the galaxy NGC 5548.

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.

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.

New simulations provide clues to galaxies` mass

Last Updated: Thursday, June 05, 2014, 09:58

A new set of simulations have revealed that the energy released by individual stars within galaxies can have a substantial effect on where matter is located in the universe.

Why giant elliptical galaxies have few young stars

Last Updated: Saturday, May 31, 2014, 10:40

NASA`s Chandra X-ray Observatory has shed light on the mystery over why giant elliptical galaxies have few, if any, young stars.

Why `starbursts` take place when galaxies collide

Last Updated: Tuesday, May 13, 2014, 19:36

Researchers have for the first time explained a long standing mystery: why surges of star formation (so called `starbursts`) take place when galaxies collide.