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Largest virtual universe may help solve dark matter mystery

Largest virtual universe may help solve dark matter mystery

The gigantic catalogue of about 25 billion virtual galaxies generated from 2 trillion digital particles using a super computer is being used to calibrate the experiments on board the Euclid satellite, that will be launched in 2020.

Merging galaxy clusters cause biggest bang in the Universe

Merging galaxy clusters cause biggest bang in the Universe

The two clusters, which are located some 2.4 billion light years away, would create a larger galaxy cluster dubbed by scientists as Abell 115.

NASA's Hubble Space Telescope captures Universe's brightest galaxies

NASA's Hubble Space Telescope captures Universe's brightest galaxies

The galaxy images revealed a tangled web of misshapen objects punctuated by exotic patterns such as rings and arcs.

Astronomers come up with the largest map of universe

Astronomers come up with the largest map of universe

Quasars are the incredibly bright and distant points of light powered by super-massive black holes

Scientists decipher plot of the universe; largest map created!

Scientists decipher plot of the universe; largest map created!

In order to make their map, scientists used the Sloan Foundation Telescope to observe an unprecedented number of quasars.

Mysterious 'cold spot' an evidence of a parallel universe? Scientists say, yes!

Mysterious 'cold spot' an evidence of a parallel universe? Scientists say, yes!

A range of different explanations have been proposed, but the main one isn't likely to make sense and it could actually be a parallel universe.

NASA's next observatory comes closer to 'reaching the stars'

NASA's next observatory comes closer to 'reaching the stars'

NASA said the Webb telescope will now be shipped to its Johnson Space Centre in Houston for end-to-end optical testing in a vacuum at its extremely cold operating temperatures.

NASA probe helps measure brightness of universe

NASA probe helps measure brightness of universe

Researchers from Rochester Institute of Technology (RIT) in the US used archival data from the instrument onboard New Horizons - the Long Range Reconnaissance Imager, or LORRI - to measure visible light from other galaxies.

Astronomers discover one of the most ultra distant galaxies in the universe!

Astronomers discover one of the most ultra distant galaxies in the universe!

The first stars and galaxies condensed out of the cloud and started to emit light and ionising radiation.

NASA is creating 'coolest spot' in Universe – Know how, where

NASA is creating 'coolest spot' in Universe – Know how, where

The suite of instruments, developed by NASA's Jet Propulsion Laboratory in the US, is called the Cold Atom Laboratory (CAL).

NASA is about to unveil new discoveries on exoplanets this week!

NASA is about to unveil new discoveries on exoplanets this week!

Prominent NASA scientists, astronomers and a professor of planetary science and physics at Massachusetts Institute of Technology will participate at the briefing.

Are we all living in a holographic universe? Scientists claim so

Are we all living in a holographic universe? Scientists claim so

A holographic universe, an idea first suggested in the 1990s, is one where all the information, which makes up our 3-D 'reality' (plus time) is contained in a 2-D surface on its boundaries.

LIGO India will 'refine the physics' of gravitational waves detection, exploration of universe: LHO's Fred Raab

LIGO India will 'refine the physics' of gravitational waves detection, exploration of universe: LHO's Fred Raab

As India is getting ready to set up the world's third advanced LIGO observatory, Fred Raab, an official of the international collaboration, said he expected Indian scientists and researchers to play a crucial role in the LIGO research that seeks to give us a deeper understanding of the universe by tracking the gravitational waves.

How many galaxies exist in the universe? Study says two trillion!

How many galaxies exist in the universe? Study says two trillion!

This painstaking research enabled the team to establish how many galaxies we have missed - much like an intergalactic archaeological dig, researchers said.

Hubble spots beautiful spiral galaxy that presents an interesting puzzle – See pic!

Hubble spots beautiful spiral galaxy that presents an interesting puzzle – See pic!

The galaxy, which is known as RX J1140.1+0307 and is in the Virgo constellation, presents an interesting puzzle. 

 Scientists discover dark matter lost since birth of universe

Scientists discover dark matter lost since birth of universe

Scientists, for the first time, have been able to measure the amount of dark matter the Universe has lost since the Big Bang some 13.7 billion years ago.

Is the universe dying? Galaxy energy levels less than half compared to two billion years ago!

Is the universe dying? Galaxy energy levels less than half compared to two billion years ago!

The Universe will decline from here on in, sliding gently into old age.

Parallel universes are a reality, claim scientists

Parallel universes are a reality, claim scientists

According to a new theory, the idea of parallel universes is a more than just science fiction. 

Physicists challenge Einstein's view on speed of light

Physicists challenge Einstein's view on speed of light

One of greatest scientists ever, Albert Einstein belived that the speed of light was constant in a vacuum. 

Humans will not survive another 1,000 years on Earth: Hawking

Humans will not survive another 1,000 years on Earth: Hawking

Humanity will not survive another 1,000 years on Earth unless the human race finds another planet to live on, one of the world's best-known physicists Stephen Hawking has warned.