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First LOFAR observations of the "Whirlpool Galaxy" made by European astronomers  Aug 21, 1:07 pm
Southampton (UK), Aug 21 (ANI): Using a radio telescope with frequencies just above those of commercial FM radio stations, a European team of astronomers has obtained the most sensitive image of a galaxy below 1 GHz.
Astronomers discover intermediate-sized 'rare' black hole in galaxy Messier 82   Aug 18, 12:42 pm
Washington, Aug 18 (ANI): Scientists have recently discovered an intermediate-sized black hole for the very first time in the nearby galaxy Messier 82.
Double stars with 'weird' planet-forming disks found in binary star system  Jul 31, 2:35 pm
Washington, July 31 (ANI): Astronomers have observed a striking pair of two stars with wildly misaligned planet-forming discs in the young binary star system with the help of Atacama Large Millimeter/submillimeter Array (ALMA).
Transiting exoplanet with 'longest known year' discovered  Jul 22, 2:40 pm
Washington, July 22 (ANI): Astronomers have discovered a transiting exoplanet, Kepler-421b, which has the longest known year.
Ages of sun-like stars revealed via gyrochronology  Jul 12, 10:27 am
Washington, July 12 (ANI): A new technique called gyrochronology has helped the scientists to determine the accurate ages of the Sun-like stars from its rotation period.
'Homemade' telescope helps discover 7 hidden dwarf galaxies   Jul 11, 3:37 pm
Washington, July 11 (ANI): A new 'homemade' telescope has helped the scientists in finding seven unseen dwarf galaxies in space.
Tightly packed trio of black holes discovered  Jun 26, 10:37 am
Washington, June 26 (ANI): Astronomers have discovered three closely orbiting supermassive black holes in a galaxy more than 4 billion light years away.
White dwarf star that looks like diamond identified  Jun 24, 12:02 pm
Washington, June 24 (ANI): A team of astronomers, using multiple telescopes, have identified a faint white dwarf star that looks like diamond.
Astronomers discover mysterious 'Magic Island 'on Saturn's moon Titan  Jun 23, 5:17 pm
Washington, June 23 (ANI): Astronomers have discovered a bright, mysterious geologic object on Cassini mission radar images of Ligeia Mare, the second-largest sea on Saturn's moon Titan amd have named it "Magic Island".
How supermassive black holes interact with host galaxies  Jun 20, 1:36 pm
Washington, June 20 (ANI): Astronomers have discovered strange and unexpected behavior around the supermassive black hole at the heart of the galaxy NGC 5548.
ESA's Herschel detects molecule vital for creating water in dying Sun-like stars  Jun 18, 1:12 pm
New Delhi, June 18 (ANI): Astronomers, using ESA's Herschel space observatory, have discovered that a molecule vital for creating water exists in the burning embers of dying Sun-like stars.
Binary stars more common than earlier believed  Jun 17, 4:15 pm
Washington, June 17 (ANI): Bochum's astronomers at the Ruhr-Universitat's (RUB's) observatory in Chile found out that high-mass stars are rarely solitary.
Newly discovered 715 exoplanets hints at worlds similar to our own  Jun 10, 11:13 am
Washington, June 10 (ANI): A team lead of astronomers at the SETI Institute and NASA Ames Research Center have used data from NASA's Kepler space telescope to uncover 715 new exoplanets.
Bizarre type of hybrid star discovered for first time ever  Jun 5, 9:05 am
Washington, June 5 (ANI): Scientists have discovered the first of a "theoretical" class of stars which were first proposed in 1975 by physicist Kip Thorne and astronomer Anna Zytkow.
New planets discovered orbiting one of oldest stars near Sun  Jun 4, 12:33 pm
Washington, June 4 (ANI): Researchers have found two new planets orbiting around one of the oldest stars near Sun called Kapteyn and one of them may support life.
Universe is far more 'colourful' than previously believed   Jun 4, 9:43 am
Washington, June 4 (ANI): Astronomers using the Hubble Space Telescope have captured the most comprehensive picture ever assembled of the evolving Universe - and one of the most colorful.
New pic reveals details of violent collisions involving at least four galaxy clusters   Jun 4, 9:13 am
Washington, June 4 (ANI): Astronomers using the Karl G. Jansky Very Large Array (VLA) and the Chandra X-Ray Observatory have produced a spectacular image that reveals new details of violent collisions involving at least four clusters of galaxies.
Star set to swallow two exoplanets in 130 million and 155 million years  Jun 3, 10:09 am
Washington, June 3 (ANI): Astronomers have said that the planets Kepler-56b and Kepler-56c are going to be swallowed by their star in a short time by astronomical standards.
New ' Godzilla of Earths' that weighs 17 times more than our own planet found  Jun 3, 8:56 am
Washington, June 3 (ANI): Astronomers have discovered a new type of planet - a rocky world weighing 17 times as much as Earth.
New findings poke holes in Black Hole 'Doughnut' theory  May 24, 11:33 am
Washington, May 24 (ANI): A team of astronomers using NASA's Wide-field Infrared Survey Explorer (WISE) to survey more than 170,000 supermassive black holes have now decided to re-examine a decades-old theory about the varying appearances of these interstellar objects.
'Violent' gamma-ray outbursts near supermassive black holes  May 24, 11:05 am
Washington, May 24 (ANI): An international team of astronomers led by Lars Fuhrmann from the Max Planck Institute for Radio Astronomy in Bonn, Germany, used some of the best single-dish radio telescopes for several years, in combination with NASA's Fermi Gamma-ray Space Telescope, to study the place where high energy outbursts occur.
There's alien life out there, claim SETI astronomers   May 23, 2:51 pm
London, May 23 (ANI): SETI astronomers have told the US Congress that the search for extraterrestrial life is "plausible and warrants scientific inquiry".
Cosmic clumps that cast darkest shadows discovered  May 22, 10:54 am
Washington, May 22 (ANI): Astronomers have found cosmic clumps so dark, dense and dusty that they throw the deepest shadows ever recorded.
Globular clusters rotate around common axis  May 10, 10:26 am
Washington, May 10 (ANI): While studying some of the oldest star clusters in our galaxy, astronomers from the University of Texas at Austin and Germany's Max Planck Institute for Extraterrestrial Physics (MPE) found that the stars at the centers of these clusters are rotating around a common axis.
First realistic virtual universe created  May 8, 8:58 am
Washington, May 8 (ANI): Astronomers have successfully created the first realistic virtual universe using a computer simulation called "Illustris," which can recreate 13 billion years of cosmic evolution in a cube 350 million light-years on a side with unprecedented resolution.