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Mar 07, 2019
AstroSat space observatory discovers new group of stars in globular clusterGlobular clusters are collections of thousands to millions of stars, moving as one unit.
Nov 30, 2018
AstroSat reveals how hot stars residing in Milky Way's galaxy clusters evolveAstrosat's UV capabilities allow hot stars to be seen individually, better estimate mass & temperature.
Oct 30, 2018
AstroSat data from 'Butterfly Nebulae' enables new discoveries about dying starsThe find could help solve an elusive astrophysics problem for the 'missing mass in planetary nebulae'.
Sep 18, 2018
AstroSat's first images capture a supernova that's over 10,000 light-years awayTycho supernova, the remnant of which Astrosat captured, holds a special place in our history.
Nov 07, 2017
ISRO's space telescope AstroSat measures X-ray polarisation of the Crab pulsar in the Taurus constellationThe landmark measurement by the satellite's CZT (Cadmium-Zinc-Telluride) imaging instrument challenges theories of high energy X-ray emission from pulsars.
Nov 06, 2017
Indian astronomers obtain the ‘most precise hard X-ray polarization measurements of the Crab pulsar so far’Crab pulsar contains 1.4 solar masses and rotates thirty times every second emitting a pulse of radiation in almost all wavelengths every 33 milliseconds.
Oct 18, 2017
More than 40 scientists from 13 Indian institutions played a role in the observation of gravitational waves from colliding neutron starsThe Indian scientists were part of the team of 1,200 scientists from 100 institutions worldwide.
Oct 17, 2017
The Indian assets that contibuted to the scientific understanding of the neutron star collision observed by LIGOThe HCT in Ladakh, the GMRT in Pune and the AstroSat, India's first dedicated space observatory launched by ISRO two years ago all played a role.
Oct 16, 2017
Scientists announce first direct observation of gravitational waves from the merger of two neutron starsNear-simultaneous detection of the gravitational waves and gamma rays indicate that gravitational waves travel at the speed of light.
Oct 04, 2017
Three ISRO satellites celebrated their birth anniversaries in the last week of SeptemberThe Mars Orbiter Mission, The ScatSat-1 weather satellite and the AstroSat astronomical instrument all celebrated their birthdays.