See pic – Amazing snapshot of colliding galaxies from Hubble Space Telescope!

See pic – Amazing snapshot of colliding galaxies from Hubble Space Telescope!

This multi-colored haze actually marks the site of two colliding galaxy clusters, forming a single object known as MACS J0416.1-2403.

Newly-found brightest galaxies are `outrageously luminous`

Newly-found brightest galaxies are `outrageously luminous`

Big Bang and microwave background for this work. They estimate that the newly observed galaxies they identified are about 10 billion years old and were formed only about 4 billion years after the Big Bang.

Astrophysicists detect superfast winds near supermassive black hole

Astrophysicists detect superfast winds near supermassive black hole

Astronomers have known about the existence of quasar winds since the late 1960s. At least one in four quasars have them. 

Did astonomers spot biggest structure in universe?

Did astonomers spot biggest structure in universe?

The BOSS Great Wall (BGW), discovered by a team from the Canary Islands Institute of Astrophysics, is believed to at least 830 galaxies.

80 young galaxies from early universe discovered

80 young galaxies from early universe discovered

The team made detailed analyses of imaging data of these galaxies taken by the Advanced Camera for Surveys (ACS) on the Hubble Space Telescope. 

Scientists record mysterious infrared light from space

 In a first, researchers using the Atacama Large Millimeter/submillimeter Array (ALMA) telescope have detected the faintest and mysterious infrared light ever from space.

Repeat radio bursts from mysterious cosmic source detected

Repeat radio bursts from mysterious cosmic source detected

The finding suggests that these bursts must have come from a very exotic object, such as a rotating neutron star having unprecedented power that enables the emission of extremely bright pulses, the researchers said. 

See pic - Hubble spots a diamond in the dust!

See pic - Hubble spots a diamond in the dust!

The image shows the star illuminating a wispy reflection nebula known as IRAS 00044+6521.  

NASA's 'flying' telescope begins studying asteroids, stars

NASA's 'flying' telescope begins studying asteroids, stars

SOFIA’s instruments observe infrared energy - one part of the electromagnetic spectrum which includes visible light, x-rays, radio waves and others.

NASA's celestial Valentine's treat – See pics!

NASA's celestial Valentine's treat – See pics!

NASA presented this stunning view of one of Pluto's most dominant features – the heart – along with some other spectacular photos as it marked the spirit of love.

Hidden galaxies discovered in our backyard

Hidden galaxies discovered in our backyard

The research identified several new structures that could help to explain the movement of the Milky Way, including three galaxy concentrations (named NW1, NW2 and NW3) and two new clusters (named CW1 and CW2).

Indian-origin professor develops new method to hunt dark matter

Indian-origin professor develops new method to hunt dark matter

An Indian-American professor has devised a new method to characterise dark matter that can help hunt for the mysterious space phenomenon.

Black holes could grow as large as 50 billion Suns: Study

Black holes could grow as large as 50 billion Suns: Study

The only way it could get larger is if a star happened to fall straight in or another black hole merged with it.

Dark matter nursery and its monstrous baby galaxies found

Dark matter nursery and its monstrous baby galaxies found

A nest of monstrous baby galaxies, 11.5 billion light-years away could help answer questions about how the known universe formed.

NASA set to replace Hubble with James Webb telescope in 3 years

NASA set to replace Hubble with James Webb telescope in 3 years

The James Webb Space Telescope will be the premier astronomical observatory of the next decade.

Massive galaxy cluster spotted 8.5 bn light-years away

Massive galaxy cluster spotted 8.5 bn light-years away

  Astronomers have discovered a giant cluster of galaxies in a very remote part of the universe that is touted as the most massive structure yet found at such great distance.

Hubble spots Big Bang frontiers, 250 new galaxies discovered

Hubble spots Big Bang frontiers, 250 new galaxies discovered

Observations by the NASA/ESA Hubble Space Telescope have taken advantage of gravitational lensing to reveal the largest sample of the faintest and earliest known galaxies in the Universe.

Rapid formation of new stars in distant galaxies

Rapid formation of new stars in distant galaxies

 Galaxies forming stars at extreme rates nine billion years ago were more efficient than average galaxies today, researchers have found.

'Cosmic fossils' shed light on galactic evolution

'Cosmic fossils' shed light on galactic evolution

Fossils of galaxies have revealed the formation and evolution of massive galaxies.

11-year cosmic search casts doubt on our black hole`s understanding

11-year cosmic search casts doubt on our black hole`s understanding

An 11-year cosmic search has lead to black hole rethink.