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Stars and Planets Grow Up Together, says Study

In a unique study, astronomers have found compelling evidence that the planets begin forming while stars are still infants and they grow up together...

Milky Way Galaxy Surrounded By Gases Ejected from Stars

Observations made by a small spacecraft called HaloSat have shown that the Milky Way galaxy is surrounded by a clumpy halo of hot gases...

Scientists Find Evidence of Formation of an Exoplanet Orbiting a Star

Evidence of the formation of a new Exoplanet has been collected by scientists working at the European Southern Observatory’s Very Large Telescope (VLT) in...

Salty Water Present Beneath the Surface of Dwarf Planet Ceres: NASA

The U.S. space agency, NASA says that says it believes it has discovered salty water beneath the surface of the dwarf planet, Ceres, in...

Scientists Develop Lighter, Faster-Charging Batteries to Power Spacesuit, Mars Rover

A NASA-funded research led by a team of Indian-origin scientists in the US has developed lighter, faster-charging batteries suitable for powering a spacesuit, or...

PM Narendra Modi Hails India’s Position in Astronomy in Mann ki Baat

Speaking about the last solar eclipse of the year which happened on December 26, the prime minister Narendra Modi recalled India's mastery over astronomy...

Detection of “Rogue”- a Planetary Mass Object With a Surprisingly Powerful Magnetic Field

Astronomers have detected a possible "rogue" planetary-mass object with a surprisingly powerful magnetic field travelling through space unaccompanied by any parent star. The extrasolar object,...

A Dozen New Moons Found Orbiting Jupiter

Astronomers are still finding moons at Jupiter, 400 years after Galileo used his spyglass to spot the first ones. The latest discovery of a dozen...

Decision on Giant Telescope Delayed by Hawaii Board

A key decision on whether to place a $1.4 billion telescope in Hawaii to further astronomy research has been delayed, leaving open the possibility...

Chasing Eclipses Around the World is a Way of Living: A Small Group of People Cannot Get Enough of it

Washington D.C. , August 21, 2017: While Monday's total solar eclipse in the U.S. will be a once-in-a-lifetime sky show for millions, there's a small...

Landmark Achievement: 6 Astronomers from India Discover Giant Radio Galaxies (GRGs)

Six astronomers from India have recently discovered the largest galaxies known to the universe, called Giant Radio Galaxies (GRGs) Only 300 out of...

More about Big Bang? China to set up World’s Highest Altitude Gravitational Wave Telescope in Tibet

Lhasa, Jan 7, 2017: China is working to set up the world's highest altitude gravitational wave telescopes in Tibet Autonomous Region to detect the...

NASA Targets May 2018 Launch of Mars InSight Mission

NASA's Interior Exploration using Seismic Investigations, Geodesy and Heat Transport (InSight) mission to study the deep interior of Mars is targeting a new launch...

Aryabhata: The man from Bihar who gave world the concept of modern day Mathematics

By Prachi Mishra Aryabhata was one of the first Indian mathematicians and astronomers belonging to the classical age. A pioneer in the field of mathematics,...

From flight to birth: How India showed world the way to demystify science

By Devika Sharma Since times immemorial, people have tried to address the missing link between modern technology and ancient mysticism. But rarely has anyone been...

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