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  • Unravelling the cosmic code

    Unravelling the cosmic code

    Detection of gravity waves and the Nobel Prize for the pioneers has put the focus on Albert Einstein’s formulation of gravity as a geometric effect that masses have on the structure of space itself. The force of gravity, however, is......

    October 18, 2017
  • Stars spangled autumn sky

    Stars spangled autumn sky

    The touch of movie stars to events and just about anything often works like the midas touch.

    September 11, 2017
  • Sun-like stars calm down after turbulent youth

    Sun-like stars calm down after turbulent youth

    Sun-like stars and their less massive cousins calm down surprisingly quickly after a turbulent youth, making the atmosphere more suitable for evolution of life, says a new study. The researchers used data from NASA's Chandra X-ray Observatory and European Space......

    September 7, 2017
  • Star & Style: A walk down the ramp with Kriti Sanon

    Star & Style: A walk down the ramp with Kriti Sanon

    Talk about fashion, style, elgance and oomph, Bollywood Diva Kriti Sanon says it all.

    August 29, 2017
  • As the stars inspire...

    As the stars inspire...

    As the stars inspire, the stars in return get huge love and support from their fans

    August 28, 2017
  • How hidden stars may impact search for Earth-like planets

    How hidden stars may impact search for Earth-like planets

    Researchers have found that hidden stars may make planets appear smaller than they actually are, complicating the search for Earth-like planets. In the search for planets similar to our own, an important point of comparison is the planet's density.  A......

    July 12, 2017
  • Deaths of massive stars may lead to birth of new generation

    Deaths of massive stars may lead to birth of new generation

    Shedding new light on how stars are born, researchers have found evidence that death of massive stars, those more than 10 times the mass of our Sun, may lead to the birth a new generation. Led by researchers at Cardiff......

    July 11, 2017
  • Milky Way's fastest stars came from another galaxy

    Milky Way's fastest stars came from another galaxy

    Astronomers have shown that the fastest-moving stars in our galaxy, known as hypervelocity stars, are in fact runaways from a much smaller galaxy in orbit around our own. These stellar sprinters originated in the Large Magellanic Cloud (LMC), a dwarf......

    July 5, 2017
  • Awe-inspiring worlds

    Awe-inspiring worlds

    Scientists recently discovered the hottest planet ever found — with a surface temperature greater than some stars. As the hunt for planets outside our own solar system continues, we have discovered many other worlds with extreme features. And the ongoing......

    July 4, 2017
  • Stars and beauty in their eyes

    Stars and beauty in their eyes

    <p>"Beauty is how you feel inside, and it reflects in your eyes..."</p>

    June 16, 2017
  • Star weighed using Einstein's Theory of Relativity

    Star weighed using Einstein's Theory of Relativity

    An international team of astronomers has used the Hubble space telescope to measure the mass of a star by employing Albert Einstein's Theory of Relativity. Researchers with NASA'a Space Telescope Science Institute (STSCI) in Baltimore, Maryland, measured the mass of......

    June 8, 2017
  • Astronomers find hottest giant planet

    Astronomers find hottest giant planet

    Astronomers have discovered the hottest planet ever known, with a dayside temperature of more than 4,300 degrees Celsius. In fact, this planet, called KELT-9b, is hotter than most stars, according to a study published in the journal Nature. "This is......

    June 6, 2017
  • NASA to launch first-ever mission to study neutron stars

    NASA to launch first-ever mission to study neutron stars

    NASA is set to launch the world's first mission devoted to studying rapidly spinning neutron stars, the densest objects in the universe. The US space agency plans to launch the Neutron Star Interior Composition Explorer, or NICER, aboard SpaceX CRS-11,......

    June 2, 2017