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Monday, May 20, 2013
NASA`s Kepler space telescope could soon be shut down permanently
The Kepler space telescope - NASA`s primary instrument for detecting planets beyond our solar system...
NASA engineers perform first part of Webb Telescope`s eye surgery
Engineers at NASA`s Goddard Space Flight Center in Greenbelt, Md., completed one of the most delicat...
NASA’s Kepler space telescope suffers malfunction
NASA announced on Wednesday that Kepler spacecraft has been shut down due to the failure of one of t...
Hubble finds dead stars `polluted` with Earth-like planetary debris
The NASA/ ESA Hubble Space Telescope has found signs of Earth-like planets in the atmospheres of a p...
Construction of world`s largest radio telescope to begin in 2016
The Square Kilometre Array is a radio telescope, which will be built in the remote and radio quiet d...
NASA`s Spitzer Telescope dissecting `hot Jupiters`
Thanks to NASA`s Spitzer Space Telescope, researchers are beginning to dissect an exotic class of ex...
NASA`s telescopes capture record-setting gamma-ray burst
Astronomers from around the world were blown away by a record-setting blast of gamma rays from a dyi...
Herschel telescope closes its eyes on universe
ESA`s Herschel space observatory has now run out of its supply of liquid helium coolant, ending more...
Two new exoplanets identified
These planets, named KOI-200b and KOI-889b, are among the first detected with the new high-accuracy ...
NASA`s new telescope can detect signs of life on planets orbiting white dwarfs
The James Webb Space Telescope (JWST), set to be launched by NASA in 2018, will be capable of detect...
Hubble photographs newly discovered comet ISON
The Hubble Space Telescope has captured images of a recently discovered, highly active comet that wi...
New images of Horsehead Nebula unveiled
ESA`s Herschel space observatory and the NASA/ ESA Hubble space telescope have captured new images o...
Most distant blazar may hold new mystery
New observations of the blazar known as PKS 1424+240 showed that it is the most distant known source...
Hawc telescope snaps its first image
Hawc gamma-ray telescope, which aims to capture the Universe`s highest-energy particles and light, h...
Yellow supergiant star`s supernova explosion detected
Astronomers independently detected a yellow supergiant star at a location closely matching that of t...
Einstein`s theory witnessed at play in far-flung star system
NASA`s Kepler space telescope has witnessed the effects of a dead star bending the light of its comp...
Hubble finds most distant supernova yet
Using data gathered by NASA`s Hubble Space Telescope, a team of astronomers at The Johns Hopkins Uni...
Hubble observes hidden depths of spiral galaxy Messier 77
The NASA/ESA Hubble Space Telescope has captured a vivid image of spiral galaxy Messier 77 -- a gala...
Three Indian scientists played a role in mapping universe
The most-detailed map of the universe created through the observations made by Planck space telescop...
Planck`s new image of oldest light could reveal origins of our Universe
Planck was designed to map these fluctuations across the whole sky with greater resolution and sensi...
Most complex ground-based telescope `ALMA` inaugurated in Chile
Scientists across the UK are proudly celebrating the monumental achievement of the completion of ALM...
NASA`s Hubble Telescope finds birth certificate of oldest known star
Astronomers has taken an important step closer to finding the birth certificate of a star that`s bee...
Rare `young-looking` supernova found in old galaxy
Using the Pan-STARRS telescope on Haleakala, astronomers have found a young-looking supernova on the...
World`s smallest space telescope to be launched from Sriharikota in India
The smallest astronomical satellite ever built is set to be launched on Monday, February 25, as part...
Milky Way grew by `cannibalising` other smaller galaxies
Astronomers using NASA`s Hubble Space Telescope have uncovered tantalising evidence for the possible...
Gravity cannot fully explain distribution of stars in crowded clusters
When it comes to stars in young star clusters the dynamics in these crowded environments cannot be s...
Supernova remnants really do produce cosmic rays
Analysis of data from NASA`s Fermi Gamma-ray Space Telescope has provided the first clear-cut eviden...
New image reveals spiral galaxy’s secrets
Combination of data from NASA/ESA Hubble Space Telescope and observations by amateur astronomers has...
NASA`s WISE telescope feels the heat from Orion`s sword
NASA`s Wide-field Infrared Survey Explorer, or WISE has captured a new, expansive view of the tangle...
10-mn-year-old star possibly making new planets
A star thought to have passed the age at which it can form planets may in fact be creating new world...
Fermi telescope may change its mission to `dark matter` hunting
The Fermi space telescope may help solve one of physics` greatest mysteries - "dark matter".
Hubble spots rogue planetary orbit in nearby star Fomalhaut
Newly released NASA Hubble Space Telescope images of a vast debris disk encircling the nearby star F...
NASA telescopes capture weather patterns in brown dwarf
Astronomers using NASA`s Spitzer and Hubble space telescopes have probed the stormy atmosphere of a ...
NASA gives set of space pics to inhabitants of Earth as New Year’s gift
A large collection of space photos taken at wavelengths that are invisible to the human eye and bloc...
India to make world`s largest solar telescope
India is likely to begin construction of the world`s largest solar telescope on the foothills of the...
Two baby planets guzzling gas from `parent` star found
For the first time, scientists have observed the birth of two giant planets emitting gas as they orb...
NASA eyes one of the flattest galaxies in universe
The NASA/ESA Hubble Space Telescope produced a beautiful image of the spiral galaxy IC 2233, one of ...
700,000 new galaxies expected to be found in 2013
Astronomers hope that the huge radio telescope facility in Western Australia officially opened earli...
World`s largest radio telescope may confirm alien life
Humans could make contact with alien life within 12 years, with the aid of the world`s largest radio...
White dwarfs can mimic black holes
Bright X-ray flares in nearby galaxies, once assumed to indicate the presence of black holes, can in...
Analytical tool to shed light on early universe
A new analytical tool will process waves of data coming in from the new low-frequency radio telescop...
NASA’s Fermi improves vision to view `missing` thunderstorm gamma-ray flashes
The Gamma-ray Burst Monitor (GBM) aboard NASA’s Fermi Gamma-ray Space Telescope is now 10 times bett...
Merging galaxy cluster’s `core` may not be so dark after all
Earlier this year, NASA’s Hubble Space Telescope spotted an overabundance of dark matter in the hear...
New radio telescope to warn of solar storms beforehand
A newly-unveiled radio telescope will give the world a dramatically improved view of the Sun and pro...
`Hot` gas bridge connecting pair of galaxy clusters spotted
A bridge of hot gas connecting a pair of galaxy clusters across 10 million light-years of intergalac...
`Super-Jupiter` discovered around massive star
Using infrared data from the Subaru Telescope in Hawaii, astronomers have discovered a “super-Jupite...
Hubble space telescope helps find most distant galaxy
The object offers a peek back into a time when the Universe was only 3 percent of its present age of...
NASA marks 2 milestones in search for Earth-like planets
NASA’s Kepler Space Telescope has successful completed its 3 1/2- year prime mission and begins an e...
Australia’s newest radio telescope tipped to find 700,000 galaxies
Scientists planning for CSIRO’s next-generation Australian Square Kilometre Array Pathfinder (ASKAP)...
NASA to reveal new findings about early universe
NASA will hold a media teleconference next month to discuss new measurements using gamma rays to inv...
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