Last Updated: Wednesday, December 18, 2013, 12:36
Researchers have said that a 12-year-old study of massive stars has reaffirmed that Milky Way has four spiral arms.
Last Updated: Saturday, November 09, 2013, 12:47
Hubble Space Telescope has been able to capture a star explosion, forming supernova SN 2013ek, in spiral galaxy NGC 6984.
Last Updated: Friday, August 16, 2013, 10:23
Astronomers have claimed that mature looking galaxies existed much earlier than previously known, when the universe was just about 2.5 billion years old.
Last Updated: Friday, July 05, 2013, 12:41
An international group of astronomers has spotted a distant galaxy hungrily snacking on nearby gas.
Last Updated: Friday, June 28, 2013, 12:05
A new study has revealed that spiral galaxies like our own Milky Way appear to be much larger and more massive than previously believed.
Last Updated: Saturday, June 22, 2013, 16:02
The NASA/ ESA Hubble Space Telescope has captured an image of nearby spiral galaxy Messier 61, also known as NGC 4303.
Last Updated: Wednesday, April 03, 2013, 10:24
How spiral galaxies like our Milky Way get and maintain their characteristic arms has proved to be an enduring puzzle in astrophysics .
Last Updated: Friday, March 29, 2013, 10:35
The NASA/ESA Hubble Space Telescope has captured a vivid image of spiral galaxy Messier 77 -- a galaxy in the constellation of Cetus, some 45 million light-years away from us.
Last Updated: Wednesday, February 06, 2013, 19:01
Combination of data from NASA/ESA Hubble Space Telescope and observations by amateur astronomers has produced one of the best images yet of nearby spiral galaxy Messier 106.
Last Updated: Friday, January 11, 2013, 12:35
A team of astronomers has crowned the spectacular barred spiral galaxy NGC 6872 the largest-known spiral, based on archival data from NASA`s Galaxy Evolution Explorer (GALEX) mission.
Last Updated: Wednesday, January 02, 2013, 15:17
The NASA/ESA Hubble Space Telescope produced a beautiful image of the spiral galaxy IC 2233, one of the flattest galaxies known, the US space agency said.
Last Updated: Thursday, December 20, 2012, 16:51
Scientists have found a disk of gas and dust around a young Sun-like star with spiral-arms, which may provide clues to the presence of embedded but yet-unseen planets.
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