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Apr 11, 2019
Alien species could be evolving on some of our nearest exoplanets, reveals studyLife may be evolving on Earth-like planets orbiting in the habitable zone of some of our closest stars.
Nov 08, 2018
Study finds that 3 moons orbit the Earth, 2 of those are massive dust cloudsThe team behind the study is looking into exactly how stable these clouds are.
Oct 03, 2018
ESA's Gaia telescope spots high-velocity stars travelling between galaxiesOf 20 stars, seven stars were moving away from the Galaxy and 13 were racing towards the Milky Way.
Jun 25, 2018
Supermassive stars may have been born along with globular clusters: StudyAstronomers have proposed a new theory that attempts to explain the existence of peculiar chemical elements in globular clusters.
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.
Sep 07, 2017
Sun-like stars tend to calm down after a violent youth allowing evolution of life, claims studyThe findings published online in the journal Monthly Notices of the Royal Astronomical Society showed that older stars drop in activity quickly.
Mar 28, 2017
Scientists identify most massive brown dwarf known, made of gas 250 times purer than the sunIt was not known if brown dwarfs could form from such primordial gas, and the finding points the way to a larger population of extremely pure brown dwarfs.
Jun 07, 2016
Sounds of oldest stars in Milky Way captured, may reveal early history of galaxyThe stars we have studied really are living fossils from the time of the formation of our galaxy, said the scientists involved in the study.
Feb 03, 2016
In a galaxy far far away: Chandra observatory spots spectacular jetArray
Dec 10, 2012
X-ray vision can reveal birth of supernovae?Astronomers have uncovered new evidence that suggests that space-borne X-ray detectors could be the first to spot new supernovae signalling ...