Thursday, June 20, 2013
NASA`s Hubble discovers dying asteroid
A mysterious object discovered by NASA`s Hubble Space Telescope in 2010 has been identified as a dyi...
NASA`s Hubble maps ejected supernova material in 3D
A flash of light from a stellar outburst observed by NASA`s Hubble Space Telescope has provided a ra...
NASA`s Hubble Telescope to use rare stellar alignment for planet hunt
NASA`s Hubble Space Telescope will have two opportunities in the next few years to hunt for Earth-si...
Hubble reveals Ring Nebula`s true shape
New observations by NASA`s Hubble Space Telescope have revealed the real shape of the Ring Nebula.
Hubble finds dead stars `polluted` with Earth-like planetary debris
The NASA/ ESA Hubble Space Telescope has found signs of Earth-like planets in the atmospheres of a p...
Starbursts hit entire galaxies
Bursts of star birth have a significantly greater effect on their host galaxy than previously though...
Hubble photographs newly discovered comet ISON
The Hubble Space Telescope has captured images of a recently discovered, highly active comet that wi...
New images of Horsehead Nebula unveiled
ESA`s Herschel space observatory and the NASA/ ESA Hubble space telescope have captured new images o...
Most distant blazar may hold new mystery
New observations of the blazar known as PKS 1424+240 showed that it is the most distant known source...
Yellow supergiant star`s supernova explosion detected
Astronomers independently detected a yellow supergiant star at a location closely matching that of t...
Hubble finds most distant supernova yet
Using data gathered by NASA`s Hubble Space Telescope, a team of astronomers at The Johns Hopkins Uni...
Hubble observes hidden depths of spiral galaxy Messier 77
The NASA/ESA Hubble Space Telescope has captured a vivid image of spiral galaxy Messier 77 -- a gala...
NASA`s Hubble Telescope finds birth certificate of oldest known star
Astronomers has taken an important step closer to finding the birth certificate of a star that`s bee...
Distance to nearest neighbouring galaxy calculated
Astronomers have improved the measurement of the distance to our nearest neighboring galaxy and, in ...
Milky Way grew by `cannibalising` other smaller galaxies
Astronomers using NASA`s Hubble Space Telescope have uncovered tantalising evidence for the possible...
Milky Way grew by `cannibalizing` other smaller galaxies
These stars support the idea that the Milky Way grew, in part, through the accretion of smaller gala...
Gravity cannot fully explain distribution of stars in crowded clusters
When it comes to stars in young star clusters the dynamics in these crowded environments cannot be s...
New image reveals spiral galaxy’s secrets
Combination of data from NASA/ESA Hubble Space Telescope and observations by amateur astronomers has...
Hubble spots rogue planetary orbit in nearby star Fomalhaut
Newly released NASA Hubble Space Telescope images of a vast debris disk encircling the nearby star F...
NASA telescopes capture weather patterns in brown dwarf
Astronomers using NASA`s Spitzer and Hubble space telescopes have probed the stormy atmosphere of a ...
NASA eyes one of the flattest galaxies in universe
The NASA/ESA Hubble Space Telescope produced a beautiful image of the spiral galaxy IC 2233, one of ...
Merging galaxy cluster’s `core` may not be so dark after all
Earlier this year, NASA’s Hubble Space Telescope spotted an overabundance of dark matter in the hear...
Hubble discovers loose spiral galaxy
Astronomers claim to have spotted a new loose spiral galaxy filled with gas and dust, using the NASA...
Hubble space telescope helps find most distant galaxy
The object offers a peek back into a time when the Universe was only 3 percent of its present age of...
Doubted exoplanet brought `back to life`
New analysis of data from NASA’s Hubble Space Telescope has provided support to the claim that the n...
`Galaxies got dusty 800-mn-yrs after Big Bang`
Researchers at the University of Texas at Austin are pursuing one of the largest Hubble Space Telesc...
NASA astronomers measure universe`s expansion
NASA astronomers were able to make the most precise measurement yet of the Hubble constant, or the r...
Deepest-ever view of the universe captured
Astronomers using the Hubble Space Telescope have assembled a new and improved image of the deepest-...
NASA captures pictures of dusty spiral galaxy
An outstanding image of a nearby galaxy has been captured by the NASA/ESA Hubble Space Telescope.
Most distant galaxy ever seen spotted
The combined power of NASA’s Spitzer and Hubble Space Telescopes, as well as a cosmic magnification ...
People help scientists create `Galaxy Zoo`
Thousands of people participating in the Galaxy Zoo project are helping scientists gain new insights...
Scientists discover a lonely galactic island
Scientists have discovered a small dwarf irregular galaxy known as DDO 190, snapped from the NASA/ES...
NASA Hubble spots star clusters on collision course
Astronomers have caught two clusters full of massive stars that may be in the early stages of mergin...
Hubble discovers ten billion-year old stellar dance
The NASA/ESA Hubble Space Telescope has provided a delightful view of the crowded stellar encampment...
Earliest spiral galaxy ever seen discovered
Astronomers have for the first time observed a spiral galaxy in the early universe, billions of year...
NASA`s Hubble finds Pluto`s 5th moon
Scientists announced on Wednesday about the finding of the smallest yet fifth moon circling the dwar...
Hubble solves mystery of ghost galaxies
For many years, astronomers have been trying to find out why some puny, extremely faint dwarf galaxi...
Rare gravitational arc spotted behind distant, gigantic galaxy cluster
Using NASA’s Hubble Space Telescope, astronomers have found a puzzling arc of light behind an extrem...
Hubble shows chance alignment between galaxies
With the help of NASA’s Hubble Space Telescope, astronomers have observed a rare view of a pair of o...
How our time on Earth will end
Jupiter will be the only planet to survive this situation unscathed.
India to join project to build largest telescope
A budget of Rs 700 crore has been sanctioned to construct the world`s largest telescope.
NASA releases image of star-forming region
NASA and the Space Telescope Science Institute have released a new image of 30 Doradus in celebratio...
Hubble captures dusty lanes in `UFO` Galaxy
Earth-orbiting Hubble Space Telescope has spotted a spiral galaxy - seen almost edge-on - that resem...
Hubble captures detailed picture of Messier 9
Messier 9 is a roughly spherical swarm of stars that lies around 25 000 light-years from Earth.
NASA’s Hubble discovers quasars acting as gravitational lenses
Quasars are among the brightest objects in the universe, far outshining the total starlight of their...
Most distant ‘galaxy city’ discovered
The astronomers used FourStar, a new and powerful near-infrared camera on the 6.5m Magellan Baade Te...
A rare black hole that survived galaxy destruction
Astronomers have spotted a rare mid-weight black hole some 290 million light-years from Earth.
Hubble’s image offers clear view of barred spiral
Most spiral galaxies in the Universe have a bar structure in their centre. Now, new image taken by H...
Hubble zooms in on brightest ever galaxy
NASA’s Hubble Space Telescope has captured a uniquely close-up view of the brightest distant “magnif...
Hubble pinpoints farthest protocluster of galaxies
Astronomers have uncovered a cluster of galaxies in the initial stages of development – the most dis...
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