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Thursday, May 23, 2013
Did the universe evolve to make black holes?
The maths underpinning Darwin`s theory of natural selection could explain how the universe may be `d...
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...
Time Machine: New sky show at Birla Science Centre
The 45-minute sky show, which was developed in six months, describes travel in a time machine and di...
Starbursts hit entire galaxies
Bursts of star birth have a significantly greater effect on their host galaxy than previously though...
Sun has 5 billion years left: Physicist Brian Schmidt
The universe will continue expanding and the objects which it is composed of will move apart faster,...
Universe`s rate of expansion measured using black holes
Scientists have developed a method to measure the rate of the universe`s expansion using certain typ...
WIMP-like signal indicates first hint of mysterious dark matter
Researchers have for the first time observed a concrete hint of what physicists believe to be the pa...
Hawc telescope snaps its first image
Hawc gamma-ray telescope, which aims to capture the Universe`s highest-energy particles and light, h...
British Library to archive billions of webpages
Embarking on the biggest expansion of its archiving power since 17th century, the British Library in...
Green pea galaxies could help understand formation of early universe
The rare Green Pea galaxies that were discovered by the general public in 2007 could help confirm as...
Scientists inch closer to unraveling dark matter
Scientist claimed that the $2 billion cosmic ray detector on the International Space Station may hav...
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...
Universe 80 million years older than previously thought
The most detailed map of background radiation from the early universe has revealed that the universe...
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...
Universe leaves little room for error when it comes to supporting life
A team of physicists has looked at the conditions necessary for the formation of carbon and oxygen i...
Monster starburst galaxies discovered in early universe
New observations by a Caltech-led team have discovered dozens of starburst galaxies that were churni...
God particle may reveal Universe`s fate
The eventual fate of our Universe may be determined by probing the properties of the Higgs boson, sc...
Johns Hopkins astrophysicists to help solve universe`s `dark` mysteries
Brice Menard and Charles L. Bennett of Johns Hopkins will join the mission, led by The European Spac...
Black holes growing faster than believed
Astronomers have discovered that super-massive black holes - located at the centres of galaxies - ar...
Truth about dark matter and energy revealed
In a new study, a researchers has tried to find out more about dark matter and dark energy because v...
Scientists discover oldest star in universe
Scientists have identified a star, at least 13.2 billion-years-old, as the oldest yet seen in the un...
Magnetic field strengths in early universe calculated
In a new study, researchers have tried to find just how the magnetic forces came into existence.
Scarcity of anti-matter in universe explained
Scientists have made a precise measurement of elusive, nearly massless particles, and obtained a cru...
Scientists decode why universe is dominated by matter
Scientists have solved the puzzle of the universe being dominated by matter rather than its close re...
Scientists unveil new `baby picture` of Universe
Astronomers have released a new "baby picture" of the Universe. The all-sky image draws on nine yea...
Scientists closing in on dark matter?
Physicists believe it makes up about 23 percent of the mass-energy content of the universe, but what...
Universe exists within a computer simulation from the future?
Scientists are conducting experiments to discover whether the universe exists within a Matrix-style ...
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...
New type of chemical bonding discovered in distant universe
Researchers claim to have discovered a new type of chemical bonding in distant Universe which may he...
Universe, human brain and Internet have similar structures
The structure of the universe and the laws that govern its growth may be more similar than previousl...
Expansion of Universe decelerated 11bn years ago
Astronomers from the Sloan Digital Sky Survey (SDSS-III) have made the first measurement of the cosm...
Star formation in universe has declined by 97%
Cosmic GDP crashes! Astronomers have discovered that the rate of formation of new stars in the Unive...
`Oldest supernovae yet` exploded 12.5 bn years ago
Astronomers have discovered the oldest supernovae ever detected - two massive stars that exploded 12...
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...
Giant telescope to explore early universe
Scientists at the University of Arizona and in California have completed the most challenging large ...
How order emerges from chaos in cosmos
Astronomers have reported surprising discovery of self-organized electromagnetic fields in counter-s...
NASA astronomers measure universe`s expansion
NASA astronomers were able to make the most precise measurement yet of the Hubble constant, or the r...
Yellow supergiant stars could be progenitors of supernovae
In their model, the exploding YSG star was a member of a close binary system.
Fireworks marked growth of galaxies in early universe
Growth of galaxies in the early universe was often accompanied by fireworks in the form of energy bu...
Deepest-ever view of the universe captured
Astronomers using the Hubble Space Telescope have assembled a new and improved image of the deepest-...
Now, artificial intelligence algorithm to chart universe
Astronomers in Germany have developed an artificial intelligence algorithm to help them chart and ex...
Quasars to help scientists map structure of universe
Researchers have found a possible way to map the spread and structure of the universe, guided by the...
Dark matter mystery may be near to being solved
With the latest observations from the Planck satellite, researchers from the Niels Bohr Institute, a...
Explosion during galaxy formation illuminated early universe
The birth of the first massive galaxies that lit up the early universe was an explosive event, happe...
Artificial universe created with supercomputer
Harvard’s Odyssey supercomputer allowed simulations that compressed nearly 14 billion years into onl...
Nobel laureate predicts a dark universe!
Nobel laureate Brian P. Schmidt believes that the universe would eventually fade away.
`Universe will fade away eventually`
Renowned astronomer and Nobel Prize laureate Brian P Schmidt predicted a "dark" future for the unive...
Doubts cast over validity of Big Bang theory
Australian researchers say that the standing model for the origins of the universe, the big bang, ne...
LHC experiments shed light on early universe
Physicists at CERN are coming closer to unravelling the properties of the primordial state of the un...
Scientists create largest ever 3-D map of the Universe
Scientists have released the largest ever three-dimensional map of massive galaxies and distant blac...
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