Herschel beams back exquisite image of newborn stars! - See pic

Herschel beams back exquisite image of newborn stars! - See pic

The European Space Agency has been putting in tireless efforts to conduct a probe into stellar nurseries and has released a mesmerising photograph that shows an incredibly turbulent region of the sky.

Entire universe explained in 4 minutes - Watch video!

Entire universe explained in 4 minutes - Watch video!

Parody education channel Exurb1a humorously explains the entire universe in just 4 minutes.

Nearby star gives fascinating insight into Sun's evolution

Nearby star gives fascinating insight into Sun's evolution

Have you ever wondered about the Sun's activities regarding its evolution some billions of years ago?

Spotted: A free-floating, planetary-mass object in family of stars (pic inside)!

Spotted: A free-floating, planetary-mass object in family of stars (pic inside)!

The newfound object, termed WISEA J114724.10204021.3, or just WISEA 1147 for short, may help scientists understand planets without stars.

New planet-hunting tool to refine exoplanet search

New planet-hunting tool to refine exoplanet search

 A team of scientists has developed a new refined tool to search for exoplanets orbiting distant stars or other planetary detections.

Wedding Bells! Pavitra Punia of 'Yeh Hai Mohabbatein' to tie the knot in 2016!

Wedding Bells! Pavitra Punia of 'Yeh Hai Mohabbatein' to tie the knot in 2016!

The two had already got engaged in 2015 and now the wedding is on cards this year.

New model could help determine age of stars precisely

New model could help determine age of stars precisely

The new model helps explain how stellar rotation, activity, magnetic field, and mass loss all mutually evolve with age.

Gang of monster stars that outshines our Sun unveiled

Gang of monster stars that outshines our Sun unveiled

Using the NASA/ESA Hubble Space Telescope, an international team of scientists has identified nine monster stars, which are bigger and brighter than our Sun.

See pic - Hubble spots a diamond in the dust!

See pic - Hubble spots a diamond in the dust!

The image shows the star illuminating a wispy reflection nebula known as IRAS 00044+6521.  

NASA's 'flying' telescope begins studying asteroids, stars

NASA's 'flying' telescope begins studying asteroids, stars

SOFIA’s instruments observe infrared energy - one part of the electromagnetic spectrum which includes visible light, x-rays, radio waves and others.

How 'burning' asteroids dispatch shooting stars to Earth

How 'burning' asteroids dispatch shooting stars to Earth

This study suggests that the parent objects were completely destroyed when they came too close to the Sun - leaving behind streams of meteors but no parent NEOs.

`Cannibalism` between stars

`Cannibalism` between stars

During each episode, the star is consuming the equivalent of one Earth mass every ten days.  

See pic: NASA's Hubble views merging galaxies in Eridanus

See pic: NASA's Hubble views merging galaxies in Eridanus

The US space agency NASA recently shared a beautiful image of two or more galaxies in the act of merging together to form a single new galaxy.

Dazzling diamond-like stars perfect visual treat

Dazzling diamond-like stars perfect visual treat

These blue-white stars are burning their hydrogen fuel so ferociously that they will explode as supernova in a few million years.

Early universe evolution can be perceived from 'Green pea galaxy'

Early universe evolution can be perceived from 'Green pea galaxy'

According to a recent study, newly formed dwarf galaxies were likely the reason that the universe heated up about 13 billion years ago.

Globular star clusters may host planet with intelligent life

Globular star clusters may host planet with intelligent life

Contradicting current beliefs, a team of researchers, including one from India, has said that globular star clusters that hold a million stars in a ball only about 100 light-years across on average could also host planets with intelligent life.

Five super-sized stars discovered in other galaxies

Five super-sized stars discovered in other galaxies

 Eta Carinae, the most luminous and massive stellar system ever, is best known for an enormous eruption seen in the mid-19th century that hurled at least 10 times the Sun's mass into space.

Rare galaxy with 2 black holes has 1 starved of stars

Rare galaxy with 2 black holes has 1 starved of stars

An astrophysicist has discovered something even rarer than a double-black hole galaxy: a skinny black hole.

Strong magnetic fields very common in stars: Study

Strong magnetic fields very common in stars: Study

Using a recently developed technique to detect magnetic fields inside stars, a team of astronomers has discovered that these are very common in stars.

New way to measure gravity can spot alien life

New way to measure gravity can spot alien life

In a bid to determine whether distant stars with planets orbiting them can harbour life, a global team of astronomers has discovered a new way to measure the pull of gravity at the surface of distant stars.