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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 ...

  • Milky Way may be 50pc larger, ripplier than previously believed

    WASHINGTON-- A new study has revealed that Milky Way galaxy may be 50 percent larger than commonly ... finding that a dwarf galaxy or dark matter lump passing through the Milky Way would produce a similar ... stars beyond the known plane of the Milky Way. The findings showed that the features previously ...

  • 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 ...

  • 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 ...

  • Astronomers observe chemical fingerprints of ancient supernovae

    around Milky Way, just as the Moon orbits around the Earth. Large galaxies like the Milky Way could ... galaxies, stopped evolving long ago. While the Milky Way has been forming stars throughout the ... has been reported. A Carnegie-based search of nearby galaxies for their oldest stars has uncovered two ...

  • The closing down of Authint Mail

    start, and went on a journey we had never thought to travel. Soon that journey ends, with the permanent ... closing of Authint Mail. From April 1st, 2015, no news updates will be provided on the website, and by may ... become something bigger, in magnitude or reach. Same happened to Authint Mail, it eventually outgrew ...

  • Billions of stars in Milky Way may have 1-3 planets that can support life

    planets that can support life. Astronomers have discovered thousands of exoplanets in the Milky Way galaxy ... WASHINGTON-- A new study has revealed that billions of stars in Milky Way may have one to three ... Institute in Copenhagen have calculated the probability for the number of stars in the Milky Way that might ...

  • Scientists discover 9 new dwarf galaxies orbiting Milky Way

    well-known dwarf galaxies in the Milky Way's orbit. The newly discovered objects are a billion times ... smallest galaxy structures observed, the faintest of which contain just 5,000 stars-the Milky Way, in ... existence of hundreds of dwarf galaxies in orbit around the Milky Way, but their dimness and small size ...

  • 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 ...

  • 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, ...

  • Kashmir's Tulip Garden: Flowery, yet stinky

    asked, Antony, a tourist from Mumbai, who introduced himself as employee from Ministry of Science and ...

  • 'Kashmiri journalists await their own club’

    was closed down later, paving way for the establishing of Jammu Press Club. "Jammu Press Club was ...

  • 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 ...

  • Iran says nuclear issues can all be resolved

    state news agency IRNA. "I believe it is possible to reach an agreement and there is nothing that ...

  • Kathua attack resonates in parliament: Will AFSPA revocation take a hit?

    Abdullah, tweeted: "My thoughts are with those brave security personnel dealing with the Fidayeen ...

  • Million young stars shaping up in mysterious hot, dusty gas cloud in nearby galaxy

    dark matter as visible matter, a much higher rate than the inner parts of the Milky Way. Science United ... In the Milky Way, the rate for gas clouds the size of Cloud D was less than 5 percent. In Cloud D, ... hot and dusty gas cloud in the nearby galaxy known as NGC 5253, in the constellation Centaurus. The ...

  • 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 ...

  • US likely to delay planned closure of two Afghanistan bases

    them as a way to maintain influence in Afghanistan. Washington does not disclose the number of U.S. ...

  • Mild environment observed around supermassive black hole protects organic chemicals at centre

    hole at the center of spiral galaxy M77, also known as NGC 1068. Although these molecules around ... Nakajima at Nagoya University observed the spiral galaxy M77 in the direction of the constellation Cetus ... a black hole are thought to be dissociated by strong X-rays and UV photons, the research results indicated ...

  • 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 ...

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