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NASA rules out existence of 'Planet X' Mar 8, 1:33 pm
Washington, Mar 8 (ANI): Despite NASA's effort to track it down, there is no evidence for the existence of Planet X, astronomers have revealed.
Magnetism could help explain mystery of planet-forming disks Mar 7, 11:40 am
Washington, March 7 (ANI): Astronomers have said that magnetic storms in the gas orbiting young stars could help explain a mystery that has persisted since before 2006.
Nearby star's icy debris suggests 'shepherd' planet Mar 7, 10:59 am
Washington, March 7 (ANI): Astronomers exploring the disk of gas and dust around a nearby star have uncovered a compact cloud of poisonous gas formed by ongoing rapid-fire collisions among a swarm of icy, comet-like bodies.
Washington, March 6 (ANI): Astronomers have used NASA's Chandra X-ray Observatory and the European Space Agency's (ESA's) XMM-Newton to show a supermassive black hole six billion light-years from Earth is spinning extremely rapidly.
New superpowered black hole discovered in nearby galaxy Feb 28, 11:21 am
Washington, Feb 28 (ANI): A team of astronomers from Australia and America have found a new superpowered small black hole, named MQ1, in nearby galaxy M83.
Washington, Feb. 28 (ANI): Astronomers have found the reason behind some spiral galaxies being fat and bulging while others being just are flat discs, claiming that it's all about how fast they spin.
Astronomers find record-breaking lunar impact Feb 25, 10:57 am
Washington, Feb. 25 (ANI): Spanish astronomers have said that a meteorite with the mass of a small car had crashed into the Moon last September.
'Black widow' pulsars kill and devour spinning neutron stars Feb 21, 12:03 pm
Washington, Feb 21 (ANI): Just like black widow spiders and their Australian cousins, known as redbacks, kill and devour their male partners, astronomers have noted similar behavior among two rare breeds of binary system that contain rapidly spinning neutron stars, also known as pulsars.
Clouds circling supermassive black holes spotted Feb 20, 12:12 pm
Washington, Feb 20 (ANI): Astronomers have reported seeing huge clouds of gas orbiting supermassive black holes at the centers of galaxies.
Hubble measures rotation rate of galaxy 170,000 light-years away Feb 19, 12:07 pm
Washington, Feb 19 (ANI): NASA's Hubble Space Telescope has for the first time helped astronomers precisely measure the rotation rate of a galaxy based on the clock-like movement of its stars.
European astronomers discover new comet orbiting Sun Feb 13, 12:09 pm
Washington, Feb 13 (ANI): A team of European astronomers has found a previously unknown comet, which has been detected as a tiny blob of light orbiting our Sun deep in the Solar System.
Researchers discover oldest star ever in universe Feb 10, 3:20 pm
Johannesburg, Feb 10 (ANI): Australian astronomers have claimed that they have found a star that is 13.6 billion years old, making it the most ancient star.
Now, you too can become a planetary nursery finding `detective` Jan 31, 10:36 am
Washington, Jan. 31 (ANI): NASA has begun inviting the public to help astronomers discover embryonic planetary systems hidden among data from the agency's Wide-field Infrared Survey Explorer (WISE) mission through a new website, DiskDetective.org.
Mystery of ultra-compact, burned-out galaxies solved Jan 30, 10:28 am
Washington, Jan. 30 (ANI): Astronomers using NASA's Hubble Space Telescope and Europe's Herschel Space Observatory have pieced together the evolutionary sequence of compact elliptical galaxies, which erupted and burned out when the universe was only 3 billion years old.
Active supermassive black holes discovered in merging galaxies Jan 29, 9:58 am
Washington, Jan. 29 (ANI): A team of astronomers have found at least one supermassive black holes (SMBH) almost always becomes active and luminous by accreting a large amount of material in luminous, gas-rich, merging galaxies.
One of most powerful of black holes discovered Jan 24, 10:02 am
Washington, Jan. 24 (ANI): Astronomers using NASA's Chandra X-ray Observatory and a suite of other telescopes have found one of the most powerful black holes known.
Bright star reveals new Neptune-sized exoplanet Jan 23, 12:21 pm
Washington, Jan. 23 (ANI): An international team of astronomers have discovered a new exoplanet, christened "Kepler-410A b."
Washington, Jan 22 (ANI): Researchers have shed light on formerly unknown details about renowned French Impressionist Claude Monet's 1883 painting, titled 'Etretat: Sunset', of the Normandy coast, including the fact that it was painted on Feb. 5, 1883 at 4:53 p.m.
Astronomers get first glimpse of 'glue' of universe Jan 20, 10:47 am
Washington, Jan. 20 (ANI): Astronomers have found a distant quasar illuminating a vast nebula of diffuse gas, revealing for the first time part of the network of filaments believed to connect galaxies in a cosmic web.
Formation site of giant planetary system discovered Jan 18, 10:33 am
Washington, Jan. 18 (ANI): A team of astronomers has obtained proof of formation of a giant planetary system around a young star by the observations with the Atacama Large Millimeter/submillimeter Array (ALMA).
Washington, Jan. 17 (ANI): Researchers are puzzled over their new discovery of Himiko, which is an enormous galaxy, with a hot glowing gaseous halo extending over 55,000 light-years.
Bar-shaped features in spiral galaxies accelerate aging process Jan 17, 1:04 pm
Washington, Jan. 17 (ANI): Astronomers from the University of Portsmouth have discovered that bar-shaped features in spiral galaxies accelerate the galaxy aging process.
Exoplanet orbiting star identical to sun discovered Jan 16, 10:47 am
Washington, Jan 16 (ANI): Astronomers have discovered a new exoplanet orbiting a star that is a rare solar twin - a star that is almost identical to the Sun in all respects.
Washington, Jan 11 (ANI): As astronomers are hunting down Earth-sized worlds orbiting their stars in Earth-like orbits, other factors influence whether or not a given extrasolar planet has the "right stuff" for life to thrive.
Washington, Jan 10 (ANI): A team of astronomers has discovered a new giant planet located in a star system within the Pisces constellation.
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