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European Space Agency shares images of edge-on galaxy; leaves netizens amazed
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European Space Agency shares images of edge-on galaxy; leaves netizens amazed

In their latest post, ESA has shared photos of the galaxy that 'plays' twister. These images of the edge-on galaxy have been captured by the Hubble Telescope

Intergalactic stargazing with NASA: Netizens agog; watch the viral video here
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Intergalactic stargazing with NASA: Netizens agog; watch the viral video here

The video shows a massive star cluster called Westerlund 2. Located 20,000 light-years from Earth, it houses nearly 3,000 stars and resides in a stellar nursery known as Gum 29

Astronomers capture image of the magnetic field around M87's black hole
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Astronomers capture image of the magnetic field around M87's black hole

Black holes are often detected by the radiation produced when their gravity pulls in surrounding gases, a process called accretion.

Samsung Galaxy Z, S, Note, A, M and Tab series devices launched after 2019 will now get at least four years of security updates
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Samsung Galaxy Z, S, Note, A, M and Tab series devices launched after 2019 will now get at least four years of security updates

The list of devices that are eligible for the four-year security updates includes 40 Galaxy smartphones and tablets.

Seven rocky planets of TRAPPIST-1 might be similar but they aren't the same: Study
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Seven rocky planets of TRAPPIST-1 might be similar but they aren't the same: Study

They have interest researchers since 2017 when it was discovered that three of the seven planets are located in the theoretical "habitable zone".

Scientists use New Horizon to find number of galaxies from glow of the universe
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Scientists use New Horizon to find number of galaxies from glow of the universe

The ‘leftover glow’ is coming from some dwarf galaxies that are present in the nearby universe “just beyond detectability”

Star sisters: Around 500 stars born together in Theia 456 are now moving together
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Star sisters: Around 500 stars born together in Theia 456 are now moving together

All the stars streams in the Milky Way have been conveniently named Theia for the Greek Titan goddess of sight and heavenly light.

Supercomputer simulations could help solve mystery behind formation of moon
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Supercomputer simulations could help solve mystery behind formation of moon

Astronomers tried colliding a non-spinning version of Theia with Earth but that resulted in a satellite with around 80 percent of the mass of the Moon.

Scientists witness the death of a galaxy 9 million light-years away unfold, in a remarkable first
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Scientists witness the death of a galaxy 9 million light-years away unfold, in a remarkable first

The rare and recent discovery also shows that galaxies could shut down as a result of mergers.

Researchers measure and confirm the distance to oldest, farthest galaxy GN-z11 in the universe
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Researchers measure and confirm the distance to oldest, farthest galaxy GN-z11 in the universe

The team of researchers measured the redshift of GN-z11, which is the light stretches out, becomes redder, the farther it travels.

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.