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Dust-shrouded stellar cluster, with hundreds of young, hot and massive stars spotted- In pics

The central area of RCW 38 is visible as a bright, blue-tinted region, an area inhabited by numerous very young stars and protostars that are still in the process of forming. 

Jul 16, 2018, 11:47 AM IST

Evidence of stars forming only 250 million years after Big Bang found by astronomers

Scientists are said to have found traces of first stars which suggests that they winked to life roughly 250 million years after the Big Bang. 

May 24, 2018, 00:45 AM IST

Daily Horoscope: Find out what the stars have in store for you today - May 19, 2018

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May 19, 2018, 06:12 AM IST

Daily Horoscope: Find out what the stars have in store for you - May 9, 2018

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May 09, 2018, 09:17 AM IST

Daily Horoscope: Find out what the stars have in store for you-May 8, 2018

Daily Horoscope: Find out what the stars have in store for you-May 8, 2018

May 08, 2018, 06:31 AM IST

Daily Horoscope: Find out what the stars have in store for you-May 7, 2018

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May 07, 2018, 06:10 AM IST

Daily Horoscope: Find out what the stars have in store for you today - April 22, 2018

It's a new day, a new beginning. Its all about starting life afresh. So as you begin a new journey, know what the stars have in store for you.

Apr 22, 2018, 06:17 AM IST

Daily Horoscope: Find out what the stars have in store for you today - April 21, 2018

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Apr 21, 2018, 06:48 AM IST

Daily Horoscope: Find out what the stars have in store for you today - April 20, 2018

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Apr 20, 2018, 06:34 AM IST

Daily Horoscope: Find out what the stars have in store for you today - April 19, 2018

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Apr 19, 2018, 06:37 AM IST

NASA's positive on next planet-hunting mission launch

Meteorologists with the US Air Force 45th Space Wing have predicted an 80 percent chance of favourable weather for SpaceX Falcon 9 rocket's launch with NASA's Transiting Exoplanet Survey Satellite aimed at detecting planets outside our solar system.

Apr 16, 2018, 10:49 AM IST

Daily Horoscope: Find out what the stars have in store for you today - April 7, 2018

 It's a new day, a new beginning. Its all about starting life afresh. So as you begin a new journey, check out what the stars have in store for you today. There are twelve zodiac signs and each has its distinct feature. 

Apr 07, 2018, 05:50 AM IST

Daily Horoscope: Find out what the stars have in store for you today - April 1, 2018

As you begin a new journey, know what the horoscope has in store for you

Apr 01, 2018, 06:41 AM IST

Daily Horoscope: Find out what the stars have in store for you today-March 24, 2017

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Mar 24, 2018, 10:50 AM IST

Star fly-by disturbed comets of solar system 70,000 years ago

This discovery was first made public in 2015 by a team of astronomers led by Professor Eric Mamajek of the University of Rochester in the US. 

Mar 21, 2018, 18:12 PM IST

Signal from Universe's first stars detected using a radio antenna

Models of the early universe predict such stars were massive, blue and short-lived. 

Mar 02, 2018, 16:11 PM IST

Lonely black hole hiding in giant star cluster identified

Astronomers discovered that one of the stars in a global cluster is being flung backwards and forwards at speeds of several hundred thousand kilometres per hour, with the pattern repeating every 167 days.

Jan 18, 2018, 19:10 PM IST

This is how supermassive black holes prevent star formation

The dwarf galaxies under observation were still accumulating gas which should re-start star formation in a red, dead galaxy but wasn't.

Jan 10, 2018, 17:46 PM IST

Massive stars are abundant in nearby galaxy than thought

Until recently, the existence of stars up to 200 solar masses was highly disputed, and the study shows that a maximum birth mass of stars of 200-300 solar masses appears likely.

Jan 05, 2018, 17:31 PM IST

The power of super massive black holes – They can halt star formation

The energy pouring into a galaxy from an active galactic nucleus is thought to turn off star formation by heating and dispelling the gas that would otherwise condense into stars.

Jan 02, 2018, 14:15 PM IST