intergalactic space

Astronomers get first glimpse of `glue` of universe

Astronomers have found a distant quasar illuminating a vast nebula of diffuse gas, revealing for the first time part of the network of filaments believed to connect galaxies in a cosmic web.

Jan 20, 2014, 12:27 PM IST

Fast radio bursts` may be coming from nearby stars

Researchers have claimed that "fast radio bursts", lasting for only a thousandth of a second, may be coming from within our own galaxy, and not from galaxies billions of light-years away as previously believed.

Dec 13, 2013, 11:30 AM IST

Rogue stars ejected from Milky Way found in intergalactic space

Researchers have identified a group of more than 675 stars on the outskirts of the Milky Way that they argue are hypervelocity stars that have been ejected from the galactic core.

May 01, 2012, 12:39 PM IST