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Galaxy cluster

'Lost' satellite gives scientists access to a cosmic recipe for nearby universe

The data has allowed scientists to analyse the composition of the Perseus gases and gain a deeper understanding of the stellar explosions that created them. 

Nov 17, 2017, 17:54 PM IST

Abell 2744 captured: 'Pandora's Cluster' as seen by NASA's Spitzer Space Telescope! (See pic)

The gravity of this galaxy cluster is strong enough that it acts as a lens to magnify images of more distant background galaxies. 

Sep 29, 2016, 12:23 PM IST

Astronomers spot most distant newborn galaxy cluster ever

Astronomers have created a new record by spotting the most distant galaxy cluster ever utilising data from NASAs Chandra X-ray observatory and other telescopes.

Aug 31, 2016, 11:57 AM IST

'Russian Doll' galaxy cluster decodes information about dark energy

Astronomers have developed a powerful method for investigating dark energy by using data from NASA’s Chandra X-ray Observatory and other optical telescopes.

Apr 29, 2016, 16:10 PM IST

Galaxy cluster not just governed solely by mass: Scientists

Galaxy clusters are the biggest celestial objects in the sky consisting of thousands of galaxies.

Jan 26, 2016, 15:28 PM IST

Astronomers spot most massive galaxy cluster ever

A team of astronomers have detected a massive, sprawling and churning galaxy cluster that formed only 3.8 billion years after the Big Bang and is 1,000 times more massive than our Milky Way galaxy.

Jan 08, 2016, 11:33 AM IST

NASA's Chandra weighs universe's most massive young, distant galaxy cluster

NASA's Chandra X-ray Observatory has weighed the most massive young, distant galaxy cluster in the universe.

Dec 19, 2014, 11:09 AM IST

Scientists confirm distant galaxy cluster

Researchers have confirmed the presence of an unusually distant galaxy cluster, JKCS 041.

May 22, 2014, 09:54 AM IST

Galaxy cluster spotted ripping spiral galaxy

A new Hubble image shows spiral galaxy ESO 137-001, framed against a bright background as it moves through the heart of galaxy cluster Abell 3627.

Mar 05, 2014, 10:56 AM IST

Distribution of dark matter in 50 galaxy clusters measured

A team of astronomers from Taiwan, England, and Japan have used the Subaru Telescope to measure the distribution of dark matter in fifty galaxy clusters.

Jun 13, 2013, 19:14 PM IST

3-D models of merging galaxy clusters created

Astronomers have developed a technique that allows them to map collisions of giant galaxy clusters in three dimensions.

Oct 17, 2012, 12:25 PM IST

Japan astronomers find most distant galaxy cluster

Japanese astronomers said today they had found a cluster of galaxies 12.72 billion light-years away from Earth, which they claim is the most distant cluster ever discovered.

Apr 25, 2012, 13:29 PM IST