Last Updated: Wednesday, February 26, 2014, 12:52
A new research has found that massive elliptical galaxies in the nearby Universe contain plenty of cold gas, but still they fail to produce new stars as jets from the central supermassive black hole heat or stir up the gas.
Last Updated: Wednesday, January 29, 2014, 11:57
A team of astronomers have found at least one supermassive black holes almost always becomes active and luminous by accreting a large amount of material in luminous, gas-rich, merging galaxies.
Last Updated: Tuesday, January 28, 2014, 14:52
A team of astrophysicists has found evidence which strongly supports a solution to a long-standing puzzle about the birth of some of the most massive stars in the universe.
Last Updated: Friday, January 10, 2014, 13:30
NASA`s Hubble Space Telescope, with its near-infrared vision, has uncovered a dazzling new view deep inside the Tarantula Nebula.
Last Updated: Friday, January 10, 2014, 12:18
The full beauty of nearby barred spiral galaxy M83 has been unveiled in all of its glory in a Hubble Space Telescope mosaic image.
Last Updated: Monday, December 02, 2013, 15:59
Scientists were pretty sure until now that they knew how the surface of a neutron star - a super dense star that forms when a large star explodes and its core collapses into itself - can heat itself up.
Last Updated: Wednesday, August 21, 2013, 15:36
Powerful jets of gas and other raw material outward while star formation is taking place, a according to a new research.
Last Updated: Wednesday, August 21, 2013, 15:22
Fluid dynamics experts have brought forward a new theory that shows how `zombie vortices` help in star formation.
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, May 03, 2013, 19:02
NGC 6559 is a cloud of gas and dust located at a distance of about 5000 light-years from Earth, in the constellation of Sagittarius (The Archer).
Last Updated: Saturday, January 12, 2013, 17:47
Astronomers, including one of Indian origin, have tried to solve the mystery of the curiously dense cloud.
Last Updated: Wednesday, November 07, 2012, 13:18
Cosmic GDP crashes! Astronomers have discovered that the rate of formation of new stars in the Universe has drastically reduced to only 1/30th of its peak and that this decline is set to continue.
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