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May 30, 2018
NASA discovers rare neutron star outside of Milky Way and releases a stunning image of itThe neutron star discovered using data from NASA's Chandra X-ray Observatory is a rare variety that has both a low magnetic field and no stellar companion.
May 16, 2018
Scientists discover a rapidly growing black hole that can devour Sun-like massive objectsThe energy emitted from this newly discovered supermassive black hole, also known as a quasar, was mostly ultraviolet light but also radiated x-rays.
Apr 26, 2018
European Space Agency's 3D star chart gives astronomers new insights about the Milky Way was formedThe high-precision measurements about the distance, motion, brightness and color of almost 1.7 billion stars in the Milky Way galaxy were collected by the space agency’s Gaia probe between July 2014 and May 2016.
Apr 05, 2018
The centre of Milky Way galaxy might be home to thousands of blackholes: StudyThe team observed the X-ray signatures of 12 black hole binaries within three light years of Sagittarius A.
Mar 29, 2018
Astronomers have detected a galaxy which does not have any dark matter located 65 million light years away from EarthThe discovery announced on 28 March, is forcing scientists to rethink their ideas about the formation of galaxies.
Mar 13, 2018
Astronomers use NASA's Hubble Space Telescope to unearth a 'relic galaxy' in the Milky Way's backyardThe findings, published in the journal Nature, showed that the relic galaxy has twice as many stars as our Milky Way,
Mar 03, 2018
Astronomers detect for first time light coming from the very first stars of our universeFirst stars rich in hydrogen were massive, tens and thousands time massive than our Sun. Massive stars live fast and burn out fast.
Feb 15, 2018
Astronomers discover that the Andromeda galaxy is roughly the same size as the Milky WayAstronomers found the weight of the Andromeda is 800 billion times heavier than the Sun, on par with the Milky Way.
Feb 06, 2018
Scientists discover planets which are beyond the Milky Way galaxy using microlensing techniqueThe planet population, ranging from the size of the Moon to the size of Jupiter, were spotted in a galaxy beyond Milky Way.
Jan 09, 2018
A 5,000 year old carving of what could be a supernova has been unearthed in KashmirThe figure shows two bright objects in the sky with rays of light coming out of them and a hunter spearing an animal below the first object.