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Neuron web in human brain is similar to the network of galaxies in the Universe
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Neuron web in human brain is similar to the network of galaxies in the Universe

They found that both systems are likely being shaped by “similar principles of network dynamics, despite the radically different scales and processes at play”.

Fast radio burst detected in the Milky Way is repeating, scientists confirm
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Fast radio burst detected in the Milky Way is repeating, scientists confirm

In April this year, a weaker burst was detected and astronomers tracked it to a unique kind of star called a magnetar some 30,000 light-years away from us.

Milky Way's halo of heated gases that helps form planets, is filled with residues from dead stars
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Milky Way's halo of heated gases that helps form planets, is filled with residues from dead stars

The observation was possible because of the works of a minisatellite called HaloSat that was launched from the ISS in 2018.

Star cluster feeding the black hole in our Milky Way has gobbled up a dwarf galaxy: Study
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Star cluster feeding the black hole in our Milky Way has gobbled up a dwarf galaxy: Study

Some nuclear star clusters in our galaxy must have been formed from objects falling into black holes, the research suggests.

Stunning 'eye of the serpent' spotted by Hubble in spiral arms of a galaxy in the Hydra constellation
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Stunning 'eye of the serpent' spotted by Hubble in spiral arms of a galaxy in the Hydra constellation

Only half of all the known spiral galaxies have a central bar-like structure, including NGC 2835 and our Milky Way galaxy.

New findings in dark matter physics could prompt brand-new model of the 'real' universe
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New findings in dark matter physics could prompt brand-new model of the 'real' universe

The discovery, some experts think, might 'signal a gap' in the current understanding of dark matter and its properties.

Phosphine found in the Venus atmosphere, could be signs of 'aerial life' in planet's clouds
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Phosphine found in the Venus atmosphere, could be signs of 'aerial life' in planet's clouds

A chemically-synthesized bioweapon and agricultural fumigant, phosphine in also naturally made by some anaerobic microbes in low oxygen environments.

Stunning images from NASA's Chandra X-ray Observatory show cosmic objects, stars, supernovas
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Stunning images from NASA's Chandra X-ray Observatory show cosmic objects, stars, supernovas

While Chandra captures X-rays in the outflow of stellar explosions in some images, Hubble throws light on galaxies.

ISRO's AstroSat detects galaxy that is one of the earliest sources of UV-light in space
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ISRO's AstroSat detects galaxy that is one of the earliest sources of UV-light in space

After making this observation, the team analysed the data for two years to ensure they had made no mistakes since the Hubble telescope had not been able to detect it.

Hubble telescopes finds that Andromeda’s halo is already touching the Milky Way's halo
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Hubble telescopes finds that Andromeda’s halo is already touching the Milky Way's halo

Scientists have mapped the enormous halo of Andromeda and found that the halo extends 1.3 million light-years from the galaxy.

NASA shared an image of eccentrically shaped NGC 1614 galaxy, leaves netizens amazed
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NASA shared an image of eccentrically shaped NGC 1614 galaxy, leaves netizens amazed

NGC 1614 galaxy was created due to an active galactic merger, providing it with a peculiar appearance that includes a tidal tail.

Discs of active, non-active spiral twin galaxies have significant differences, study proposes
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Discs of active, non-active spiral twin galaxies have significant differences, study proposes

Researchers scoured through over 600 spiral galaxies that are 'almost twin' but had different nuclear activity.

ESA scientists discover dead star in the Milky Way emitting a unique radiation mix
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ESA scientists discover dead star in the Milky Way emitting a unique radiation mix

Radio bursts are t mystery, they pulse brightly in radio waves for just a few milliseconds before fading away and are rarely seen again.

Stunning image of Milky Way-like galaxy's X-shaped magnetic field captured in new radio study
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Stunning image of Milky Way-like galaxy's X-shaped magnetic field captured in new radio study

Radio astronomy tools used by researchers found previously unknown magnetic field structures in the NGC 4217 galaxy.

Scientists are now a step closer towards understanding how a supermassive black hole is born
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Scientists are now a step closer towards understanding how a supermassive black hole is born

They have found that the supermassive black hole lives in a galaxy known as Mirach's Ghost due to its proximity to the star Mirach.

German-Russian telescope eROSITA captures our stunning universe in x-ray vision
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German-Russian telescope eROSITA captures our stunning universe in x-ray vision

Most of the dots in the image are supermassive black holes at the centres of galaxies, devouring gas and becoming so hot that the glow can be seen across the universe.

New source of fast radio bursts with periodic, cyclical pattern catalogued by astronomers
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New source of fast radio bursts with periodic, cyclical pattern catalogued by astronomers

The FRB in question reports like clockwork, in one of the most definitive patterns seen from a source of these flashes.

NASA says black hole positioned at centre of Milky Way caused energy outburst 3.5 million years ago
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NASA says black hole positioned at centre of Milky Way caused energy outburst 3.5 million years ago

"The flash was so powerful that it lit up the stream like a Christmas tree — it was a cataclysmic event!" said Principal Investigator Andrew Fox from STScI.

New beast: Astronomers detect another rare blue optical transient in the universe, 500 million-light-years-away
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New beast: Astronomers detect another rare blue optical transient in the universe, 500 million-light-years-away

This explosion has taken scientists by surprise because of its speed and heaviness of the material outflows.

Astronomers capture image of a galaxy described as a “cosmic ring of fire”, as it existed 11 billion years ago
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Astronomers capture image of a galaxy described as a “cosmic ring of fire”, as it existed 11 billion years ago

It is two billion times longer than the distance between the Earth and the Sun and makes stars at 50 times the rate of the Milky Way.