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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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Scientists uncover planetary disks in NASA's Hubble archive Apr 25, 9:49 am
Washington, April 25 (ANI): Astronomers using NASA's Hubble Space Telescope have applied a new image processing technique to obtain near-infrared scattered light photos of five disks observed around young stars in the Mikulski Archive for Space Telescopes database.
`Unexplained` Wow! `alien` signal `may have been interference` Apr 23, 11:19 am
Johannesburg, April 23 (ANI): A top radio astronomer has said that the unexplained Wow! signal from decades ago may have been interference or just some curious fault with some equipment.
Washington, April 22 (ANI): Astronomers have said what at first looked like an upside-down planet has revealed a new method for studying binary star systems.
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