Why unusual 'blue hook' stars are 10 times hotter than Sun

Researchers have revealed why the blue hook stars, found in the center of many star clusters, are just half the mass of Earth's sun, yet ten times hotter and much more luminous.

Wikileaks: Executives worried about stars spreading herpes

In new leaked emails released on June 19, it seems Sony executives were worried about the spread of herpes.

Newly found brightest galaxy yet can be harbouring first generation stars

Astronomers have discovered the brightest galaxy yet found in the early Universe and found strong evidence that examples of the first generation of stars lurk within it.

'Billiards table' of star collision revealed

Scientists have imaged a cluster of stars, heavily obscured by material in our galaxy, where stars are so densely packed that it is likely a rare environment where stars can collide.

Film's success depends on merit, not budget or stars: Sharat Katariya
Film's success depends on merit, not budget or stars: Sharat Katariya

He cast a newcomer along with Ayushmann Khurrana for "Dum Laga Ke Haisha", a medium budget wonder which delighted the viewers with its simple yet message-backed content. Director Sharat Katariya says a film can be a success sans A-listers and a mega budget, provided it has a strong script.

Indians taking acting more seriously: Kunal Nayyar
Indians taking acting more seriously: Kunal Nayyar

At 33, he has managed to carve his own niche in the west as Raj Koothrappali in popular TV sitcom "The Big Bang Theory". Actor Kunal Nayyar believes scope for niche Indian actors has widened a lot in international market, and so, they are taking acting a lot more seriously.

'Fifty Shades of Grey' stars aren't signed for spin-off
'Fifty Shades of Grey' stars aren't signed for spin-off

 "Fifty Shades of Grey" stars Dakota Johnson and Jamie Dorian have not yet been approached for the spin-off of the book, which was recently announced.

Margot Robbie stars in first 'Z for Zachariah' trailer
Margot Robbie stars in first 'Z for Zachariah' trailer

 The first trailer for Craig Zobel's "Z for Zachariah" has been released.

Bruce Willis stars in Chinese second world war film
Bruce Willis stars in Chinese second world war film

 Hollywood star Bruce Willis has been signed on for the upcoming Chinese epic "The Bombing", which is about Japan's aerial bombardment of the southwestern city of Chongqing in World War II.

Scientists inch closer to precisely weighing Milky Way

Researchers in the US have determined the mass of the Milky Way to be 210 billion times the mass of the Sun with an uncertainty of only 20 percent.

Not easy to make smaller films after working with stars: Venkat Prabhu

Filmmaker Venkat Prabhu, who is known for introducing Tamil cinema to independent projects like "Chennai 600028" and "Saroja", says making such films becomes challenging as soon as one starts working with stars on big ticket outings.

Supernova hits star, reveals its origin

A team of astronomers has witnessed a supernova smashing into a nearby star, shocking it and creating an ultraviolet glow that reveals the size of the companion.

'Magnetar' near supermassive black hole is beyond strange

In 2013, astronomers announced that they had discovered a magnetar exceptionally close to the supermassive black hole at the center of the Milky Way.

Exodus of white dwarf stars captured for first time ever

A team of astronomers using the NASA/ESA Hubble Space Telescope has, for the first time, collected a census of young white dwarf stars beginning their migration from the crowded center of an ancient star cluster to its less populated outskirts.

Johnny Depp's teenage daughter stars opposite Natalie Portman
Johnny Depp's teenage daughter stars opposite Natalie Portman

Natalie Portman and Lily Rose Depp, the daughter of actor Johnny Depp, will play spiritualist sisters in "Planetarium".

'Strangulation' causes galactic death: Study
'Strangulation' causes galactic death: Study

British astronomers have found out the answer to an astronomical mystery -- how do galaxies die? Evidence shows that they are "strangled to death", which occurs after galaxies are cut off from the raw materials needed to make new stars.

Flaunt red carpet look like stars

 Get a healthy glow and bold and well defined eyebrows to rock the red carpet look, says an expert.

Lena Dunham stars in Taylor Swift's 'Bad Blood'
Lena Dunham stars in Taylor Swift's 'Bad Blood'

Actress Lena Dunham will be seen in pop star Taylor Swift's upcoming video of her latest single "Bad Blood".

Like stars, masses can't stop raving about 'Piku'
Like stars, masses can't stop raving about 'Piku'

 “Masterpiece” and “Superb” have been used by movie buffs to describe the slice-of-life family entertainer “Piku”. If the Shoojit Sircar-directorial has impressed the film fraternity, it has also struck a chord with masses.

TV stars want to celebrate Mother's Day every day

 Their mother means the world to them and so, TV stars like Gunjan Utreja, Delnaaz Irani and Jay Soni believe that Mother's Day, which is celebrated on second Sunday in May, should be every day.