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Star Screen Awards 2017

Star Screen Awards 2017

Dec 04, 2017, 14:35 PM IST
Alia Bhatt not scared of failure

Alia Bhatt not scared of failure

Alia says, "I turned to my father. He was the only person I was speaking to and then I went on a holiday solo to mourn the loss."

Dec 03, 2017, 12:44 PM IST
There's a star in the universe that won't stop shinning, claim astronomers

There's a star in the universe that won't stop shinning, claim astronomers

The explosions of stars, known as supernovae, have been observed in the thousands and in all cases, they marked the death of a star.
 

Nov 09, 2017, 14:14 PM IST
Astronomers detect cold dust around Earth's nearest star

Astronomers detect cold dust around Earth's nearest star

The new observations reveal emission from clouds of cold cosmic dust surrounding the star.

Nov 04, 2017, 16:32 PM IST
This star swallowed its own planets

This star swallowed its own planets

Dubbed Kronos after the child-eating Titan of Greek mythology, the star is the clearest and most dramatic case yet of a Sun-like star consuming its own planets

Oct 13, 2017, 16:14 PM IST
We're all focused on our own thing now: 'Game of Thrones' star

We're all focused on our own thing now: 'Game of Thrones' star

"Game of Thrones" -- a twisted tale about seven kingdoms entwined with sneaky ploys, nudity and bloodshed in a quest to claim the Iron Throne -- is gradually approaching its concluding episode. Irish child artiste Art Parkinson, who featured in the fantasy series as Rickon Stark, feels the team has already started to move on.

Aug 24, 2017, 15:56 PM IST
We bet you wouldn't have seen a star so closely before – Watch this video

We bet you wouldn't have seen a star so closely before – Watch this video

They have also made the first two-dimensional map of the velocities of material in the atmosphere of a star beyond the Sun, revealing unexpected turbulence in the red supergiant star Antares's huge extended atmosphere.

Aug 24, 2017, 13:37 PM IST
Discovered - Smallest star ever known in Universe, and it's slightly larger than Saturn

Discovered - Smallest star ever known in Universe, and it's slightly larger than Saturn

The star, called EBLM J0555–57Ab, is slightly bigger than Saturn and is located about 600 light-years from Earth and can be seen from the Southern Hemisphere, using a large telescope.

Jul 12, 2017, 14:11 PM IST
Astronomers use Albert Einstein's Theory of Relativity to measure mass of star

Astronomers use Albert Einstein's Theory of Relativity to measure mass of star

Researchers measured the mass of a white dwarf star by analysing how much it bent the light of a more distant star, just as Einstein asserted could be done more than a century ago, as per Efe news report.

Jun 08, 2017, 22:48 PM IST
Collapsing star mysteriously reborn as black hole, reveal NASA's Hubble and Spitzer images

Collapsing star mysteriously reborn as black hole, reveal NASA's Hubble and Spitzer images

As the astronomers looked for remnants of the vanquished star, they found that it disappeared out of sight with a whimper instead of a bang.

May 26, 2017, 11:16 AM IST
Mysterious 'alien megastructure' star starts dimming again, leaves astronomers baffled - Watch video

Mysterious 'alien megastructure' star starts dimming again, leaves astronomers baffled - Watch video

Astronomers are baffled as the most mysterious 'alien megastructure' star in the Universe just kicked into action again with its light dimming in bizarre ways.

May 24, 2017, 22:54 PM IST
NASA's Hubble Space Telescope spots bright shining lizard star

NASA's Hubble Space Telescope spots bright shining lizard star

NASA's Hubble Space Telescope has captured a beautiful image of a galaxy named NGC 7250.

Apr 28, 2017, 23:43 PM IST
NASA scientists discover 'Iceball' planet through microlensing

NASA scientists discover 'Iceball' planet through microlensing

The new planet is likely far too cold to be habitable for life because its star is so faint.

Apr 26, 2017, 23:13 PM IST
Scientists discover star circling closest known orbit around likely black hole!

Scientists discover star circling closest known orbit around likely black hole!

This discovery was made using NASA’s Chandra X-ray Observatory as well as NASA’s NuSTAR and CSIRO’s Australia Telescope Compact Array (ATCA).

Mar 14, 2017, 08:50 AM IST
NASA's Hubble reveals a remarkable galactic hybrid

NASA's Hubble reveals a remarkable galactic hybrid

NASA has revealed a young super star cluster known as Westerlund 1 in an image captured by its Hubble spacecraft.

Mar 11, 2017, 23:33 PM IST
Rare delta Scuti pulsating star is one of only seven identified by astronomers in Milky Way

Rare delta Scuti pulsating star is one of only seven identified by astronomers in Milky Way

Situated 7,000 light years away from Earth in the constellation Pegasus, the star is so rare that it's only one of seven identified by astronomers in the Milky Way.

Feb 15, 2017, 16:14 PM IST
White dwarf star with ''ingredients for life'' discovered

White dwarf star with ''ingredients for life'' discovered

Scientists claim to have discovered a white dwarf star which possess 'ingredients for life''.

Feb 10, 2017, 20:28 PM IST
AR Scorpii - The first discovered white dwarf pulsar (See pic)

AR Scorpii - The first discovered white dwarf pulsar (See pic)

AR Sco contains a rapidly spinning, burnt-out stellar remnant called a white dwarf, which lashes its neighbour - a red dwarf - with powerful beams of electrical particles and radiation, causing the entire system to brighten and fade dramatically twice every two minutes.

Feb 08, 2017, 14:36 PM IST
NASA's Hubble captures brilliant star death in 'Rotten Egg' Nebula

NASA's Hubble captures brilliant star death in 'Rotten Egg' Nebula

NASA has released a beautiful photograph of Calabash Nebula.

Feb 04, 2017, 14:58 PM IST
Skygazers catch a glimpse of NASA's International Space Station in Shimla!

Skygazers catch a glimpse of NASA's International Space Station in Shimla!

Sky watchers at Shimla were in celestial delight as they witnessed the International Space Station (ISS), the space station of NASA which was passing at a significant speed like a bright glowing star.

Nov 29, 2016, 10:55 AM IST