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The image is the first, direct visual confirmation of the presence of this invisible object, and comes three years after the very first image of a black hole from a distant galaxy
Telescopes can detect brown dwarfs because they emit heat in the form of infrared light, left over from their formation.
The system is thought to be a precursor to ones like the double neutron star system that prompted the 2017 discovery of gravitational waves.
The spacecraft has observed how Proxima Centauri and Wolf 359 appear in different positions than when observed from Earth than deep space.
Hot plasma can be seen, rising, cooling off and sinking below the surface in dark lanes, in a process called convection.
Google CEO Sundar Pichai finds astrophysicist's viral post about scoring zero marks in exam 'inspiring'; Twitter responds to thread
As 26-year-old astrophysicist Sarafina Nance's thread went viral, Google CEO Sundar Pichai took notice of it and retweeted it, saying that it was 'inspiring'
While the entire world was amused by this big reveal, millennials quickly got some memes rolling.
Black hole event horizon: This is the first image of a black hole captured using a global network of telescopes
The Event Horizon Telescope (EHT) project studied the black hole at the center of the Messier 87 galaxy.
The astronomers made the discovery with their Experiment to Detect the Global EoR (Epoch of Reionization) Signature (EDGES) project.
India pips US, China and European Union, tops in producing science and engineering grads, says report
India accounts for one-fourth of the estimated 7.5 million bachelor in science and engineering degrees awarded across the world in 2014, a report has said
The professors plan to investigate "characteristic indicators of fake news" and develop complex formulas that will enable digital devices to recognize them.
Florence will brighten to ninth magnitude in late August and early September, when it will be visible in small telescopes for several nights.
Briefing reporters after the cabinet meeting, Union Minister Ravi Shankar Prasad said India favoured good relations with the US and the decisions taken today are a pointer in this direction.
A recent poll by the National Science Foundation (NSF) shows that around one in four Americans is unaware that the earth orbits the sun!
A couple filed a suit in the Lucknow bench of the Allahabad High Court asking how the BCCI could nominate players for government awards despite not being one of the National Sports Federations.