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New study claims Milky Way weighs half of Andromeda Galaxy  Jul 30, 1:50 pm
Washington, July 30 (ANI): A new study has revealed the method for measuring the mass of galaxies accurately, according to which Milky Way has half the mass of its neighbor Andromeda Galaxy.
Dwarf galaxies dancing around larger ones question universe formation theories   Jul 22, 2:40 pm
Washington, July 22 (ANI): Several dwarf galaxies that 'dance' throughout the universe in arranged disc-shaped orbits around larger ones makes it more difficult to understand how the universe was formed and evolved, according to a new study.
Gravitational Lensing helps discover Dark Matter distribution in Universe  Jul 16, 1:49 pm
Washington, July 16 (ANI): Gravitational lensing is the most direct technique that can help reveal the principal mass component of the Universe, Dark Matter distribution, which makes up about 80% of the mass budget.
Hubble captures merger of two elliptical galaxies creating droplets of stars  Jul 12, 10:20 am
Washington, July 12 (ANI): NASA/ESA Hubble Space Telescope has captured an unusual discovery by imaging two elliptical galaxies merging into one and giving birth to chains of stars winding around the galaxies' nuclei.
'Homemade' telescope helps discover 7 hidden dwarf galaxies   Jul 11, 3:37 pm
Washington, July 11 (ANI): A new 'homemade' telescope has helped the scientists in finding seven unseen dwarf galaxies in space.
Study suggests faint galaxies illuminated early universe  Jul 9, 1:56 pm
Washington, July 9 (ANI): A new study has found that the light from tiny galaxies more than 13 billion years ago played a larger role than previously thought in creating the conditions in the universe as we know it today.
Supermassive black hole blows molecular gas out of galaxy at one million kilometres per hour: Study  Jul 8, 1:03 pm
Sheffield (United Kingdom), July 8 (ANI): New research by academics at the University of Sheffield has solved a long-standing mystery surrounding the evolution of galaxies, deepening our understanding of the future of the Milky Way.
Understanding formation of galaxies could solve mystery of dark matter  Jun 26, 1:23 pm
Washington, June 26 (ANI): Scientists have revealed that a new supercomputer simulation have shown the evolution of our "local Universe" from the Big Bang to the present day, and has also improved the chances of understanding dark matter.
How supermassive black holes interact with host galaxies  Jun 20, 1:36 pm
Washington, June 20 (ANI): Astronomers have discovered strange and unexpected behavior around the supermassive black hole at the heart of the galaxy NGC 5548.
Dwarf galaxies formed large proportion of universe's stars  Jun 20, 8:57 am
Washington, June 20 (ANI): Researchers using NASA's Hubble Space Telescope have claimed that dwarf galaxies are responsible for forming a large proportion of the universe's stars.
Astrophysicists question map of universe  Jun 12, 12:07 pm
Washington, June 12 (ANI): Astrophysicists have revealed that the accepted model of universe is flawed as the dwarf galaxies that orbit the Milky Way and the Andromeda galaxies does not fit in it.
New simulations provide clues to galaxies' mass  Jun 5, 9:05 am
Washington, June 5 (ANI): A new set of simulations have revealed that the energy released by individual stars within galaxies can have a substantial effect on where matter is located in the universe.
New pic reveals details of violent collisions involving at least four galaxy clusters   Jun 4, 9:13 am
Washington, June 4 (ANI): Astronomers using the Karl G. Jansky Very Large Array (VLA) and the Chandra X-Ray Observatory have produced a spectacular image that reveals new details of violent collisions involving at least four clusters of galaxies.
Why giant elliptical galaxies have few young stars  May 31, 9:18 am
Washington, May 31 (ANI): NASA's Chandra X-ray Observatory has shed light on the mystery over why giant elliptical galaxies have few, if any, young stars.
Why 'starbursts' take place when galaxies collide  May 13, 10:20 am
Washington, May 13 (ANI): Researchers have for the first time explained a long standing mystery: why surges of star formation (so called 'starbursts') take place when galaxies collide.
'Giant space sunflower' could help spot Earth twins in nearby galaxies  Mar 26, 11:39 am
Washington, Mar 26 (ANI): A spacecraft that looks like a giant sunflower could one day be used to capture images of Earth-like rocky planets around nearby stars.
How supernova looks like before its death  Mar 19, 12:36 pm
Washington, March 19 (ANI): A powerful, new three-dimensional model has provided fresh insight into the turbulent death throes of supernovas, whose final explosions outshine entire galaxies and populate the universe with elements that make life on Earth possible.
Scientists complete largest survey of cosmic dust in local galaxies   Mar 19, 10:35 am
Washington, March 19 (ANI): Scientists have used data from ESA's Herschel space observatory to complete the largest census of dust in local galaxies.
Some galaxies in early universe grew up quickly  Mar 12, 10:20 am
Washington, March 12 (ANI): A team of researchers has discovered the most distant examples of galaxies that were already mature and massive.
Milky Way's location among 'Council of Giants' mapped  Mar 12, 9:43 am
Washington, March 12 (ANI): Researchers have found that the Milky Way and Andromeda are encircled by twelve large galaxies arranged in a ring about 24-light-years across.
Faint strings of galaxies found inside empty spaces  Mar 11, 2:13 pm
Washington, Mar 11 (ANI): Astronomers from The University of Western Australia node of the International Centre for Radio Astronomy Research (ICRAR) have found short strings of faint galaxies in what were previously thought to be extremely empty parts of space.
Why some spiral galaxies are fat and bulging while others are flat discs  Feb 28, 9:45 am
Washington, Feb. 28 (ANI): Astronomers have found the reason behind some spiral galaxies being fat and bulging while others being just are flat discs, claiming that it's all about how fast they spin.
Bullying black holes prevent star formation in nearby elliptical galaxies  Feb 26, 10:49 am
Washington, Feb. 26 (ANI): A new research has found that massive elliptical galaxies in the nearby Universe contain plenty of cold gas, but still they fail to produce new stars as jets from the central supermassive black hole heat or stir up the gas.
Remnant of merger between two dwarf galaxies spotted in Andromeda Galaxy  Feb 24, 10:43 am
Washington, Feb 24 (ANI): Researchers at Niels Bohr Institute have detected a stream of stars in one of the Andromeda Galaxy's outer satellite galaxies, a dwarf galaxy called Andromeda II.
Clouds circling supermassive black holes spotted  Feb 20, 12:12 pm
Washington, Feb 20 (ANI): Astronomers have reported seeing huge clouds of gas orbiting supermassive black holes at the centers of galaxies.
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