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250,000 Galaxies Detected in Ultra-Deep Survey of Universe

In a first of its kind, researchers have obtained the deepest ever view of the universe where over 250,000 galaxies have been detected in an area four times the size ...

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Universe is Expanding Faster Than Previously Thought, Says NASA’s Hubble Team

Astronomers from NASA found that the Universe is expanding faster than they previously thought. Here is the illustration showing 3 steps they used to measure the universe's expansion rate to an unprecedented accuracy, reducing the total uncertainty to 2.4 percent. (NASA, ESA, A. FEILD (STSCI), AND A. RIESS (STSCI/JHU)

NASA’s Hubble Space Telescope team of scientists from NASA have discovered that the universe is expanding 5 percent to 9 percent faster than previously thought. “This surprising finding may be ...

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Perfect ‘Einstein Ring’ 10000 Light Years Away Discovered

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The phenomena of an Einstein ring that was predicted by Einstein’s theory of General Relativity but remained a mystery has recently been discovered by researchers. An Einstein ring is a ...

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Indian-Origin Astronomer Develops Unique Galacto-Seismic Method to Hunt Dark Matter Galaxies

Based on galactoseismology, Indian origin astronomer Sukanya Chakrabarti, former post-doc at Berkeley and her mentor Leo Blitz have found three bright pulsating stars on the periphery of the Milky Way ...

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Capturing and Sorting thickets of stars in galaxies far, far away

A Yale University astronomer has helped untangle the cosmic knots of stars at the center of giant, elliptical galaxies. Two studies, one led by Yale’s Grant Tremblay and other led ...

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ALMA Telescope Data Shows How Some Galaxies ‘Burst’ ?

Some galaxies “burst” and to know the reason, a team of astronomers have dissected a cluster of star-forming clouds at the heart of NGC 253 and found that they are 10 ...

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