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  • Milky Way's new tiny, isolated dwarf neighbour galaxy found

    LONDON-- Astronomers have recently spotted a new neighbor for Milky Way galaxy, a tiny and ... the mass of the Milky Way. Kks3 was a "dwarf spheroidal" or dSph galaxy, lacking features ... Andromeda, so the vast majority of dSph objects are found near much bigger companions. The Milky Way, the ...

  • This is why some starburst galaxies 'burst'

    1,000 times faster than typical spiral galaxies like the Milky Way. To help understand why some galaxies ... nearest starburst galaxies to the Milky Way. ALMA changes that by offering the power to resolve individual ... the Milky Way. Starburst galaxies, therefore, show real physical changes in the star-formation ...

  • Milky Way shuts down star formation in dwarf galaxies

    dwarf galaxies, are devoid of star-forming gas and the Milky Way Galaxy is to blame for it. Using the US ... Spekkens and her team probed the dwarf galaxies that have been swarming around the Milky Way for billions ... the Milky Way's star-filled disk to a point that is thought to coincide with the edge of its dark ...

  • First stars started to shine 100m years later than previously thought

    also include information about our own Milky Way, showing that the contribution from dust in our galaxy ... later than previously thought, as they started to shine around 550 million years after the Big Bang. New ... across the entire sky, revealing that the first stars are actually younger than previously thought. They ...

  • Astronomers spot faint plumes extending from first known spiral galaxy

    a portion of the southeast tail. M51a is the first known spiral galaxy, identified and sketched by William ... WASHINGTON-- Astronomers have recently observed faint plumes extending from first known spiral ... galaxy M51a, also called the "Whirlpool Galaxy." The image also provided new details of the ...

  • Milky Way drove core winds at 2M miles per hour post 'titanic eruption' millions of years ago

    WASHINGTON-- NASA's Hubble Space Telescope has found that the heart of our Milky Way galaxy ... origins for the bipolar lobes: a firestorm of star birth at the Milky Way's center or the eruption of ... our galaxy's own fireworks. Andrew Fox of the Space Telescope Science Institute in Baltimore, ...

  • PDP-BJP talks over govt formation in Kashmir likely to start this week

    Kashmir issue. "There is no difference of thought among mainstream political parties and separatist ...

  • Andromeda galaxy had more violent history than Milky Way

    a more disordered stellar population than our Milky Way, suggesting that it may have been bombarded by ... striking differences from our own Milky Way, suggesting a more violent history of mergers with smaller ... smaller galaxies. Puragra Guhathakurta, professor of astronomy and astrophysics at the University of ...

  • Astronomers observe birth of multiple star system for first time ever

    orbiting each other are believed to be the most common type of stellar system in the Milky Way Galaxy ... colleagues to actually see what was happening in this system. Science United States of America The study is ...

  • Astronomers observe unexpected black hole storm at Teacup galaxy's core

    material that falls too close, but it is also thought to be a galaxy in transition. Once an active ... WASHINGTON-- Astronomers have observed an unexpected black hole storm at Teacup galaxy's core ... with the help of National Science Foundation's Very Large Array (VLA). The discovery provides ...

  • NASA's Chandra detects largest X-ray flare from Milky Way's Black Hole

    ever detected from the supermassive black hole at the center of the Milky Way galaxy. Chandra ... observations of the Perseus and Virgo galaxy clusters suggest turbulence may be preventing hot gas there from ... cooling, addressing a long-standing question of galaxy clusters do not form large numbers of stars. The ...

  • Black holes' ferocious winds 'restrict' growth of galaxies

    galaxy, which ultimately stops new stars from forming. Science Research United States of America ANI ... galaxies' growth and prevent new stars from forming. Using the Nuclear Spectroscopic Telescope Array (link ... hole winds and show that they are mighty enough to affect the fate of their host galaxies. The ...

  • NASA's Hubble spots distant galaxy

    850 light years across 500 times smaller than our Milky Way galaxy and is estimated to have a mass of ... WASHINGTON-- NASA's Hubble Space Telescope has spotted a tiny, faint galaxy one of the ... farthest galaxies ever seen through a giant cosmic magnifying glass over 13 billion light years away. This ...

  • 'Perfect storm' turbulence squelching star formation found around supermassive Black Hole

    times more than was found in giant star-forming molecular clouds in our own Milky Way. Normally, gas ... Millimeter/submillimeter Array (ALMA). By observing the dust and gas at the center of NGC 1266, a nearby lenticular galaxy ... black holes can blast away a galaxy's star-forming fuel, resulting in so-called "red and ...

  • Amount of galaxy's mysterious dark matter determines size of black hole

    WASHINGTON-- A new study has provided a deeper insight into how the amount of galaxy ... collections of stars called elliptical galaxies provides new insights into the connection between a galaxy and ... This connection was likely to be related to how elliptical galaxies grow. An elliptical galaxy would be ...

  • 'Smartest person alive' Stephen Hawking now becomes astrophotographer

    details of the moon to distant galaxies. Science United States of America ANI ... WASHINGTON-- Stephen Hawking, who is widely thought to be the smartest person alive, has now ...

  • Teesta Setalvad's arrest stayed by Supreme Court

    arresting Teesta Setalvad till tomorrow on a petition filed by Prashant Bhushan-- ANI (@ANI_news) February ...

  • Newly discovered 'monster black hole' is largest and brightest ever

    reionization," the cosmic dawn when light from the earliest generations of galaxies and quasars is thought to ... evolved from the earliest epoch, only 900 million years after the Big Bang, which is thought to have ... and galaxy formation around the most massive black holes in the early universe. The quasar dates from ...

  • NASA's Hubble finds young galaxies on track to becoming `red and dead`

    as our Milky Way galaxy, but packed into a much smaller area. The smallest galaxies are about 650 ... have uncovered young, massive and compact galaxies that are dying earlier than expected. The ... galaxies," composed only of aging stars. Scientists had earlier believed that powerful monster black holes ...

  • Sun's magnetic field controls heliosphere's shape much more than previously thought

    sun. As the sun skims through the galaxy, it flings out charged particles in a stream of plasma called ... field controls the large-scale shape of the heliosphere much more than had been previously thought. In ... shape of the heliosphere will help us understand the filter, she added. Science Research United States ...

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