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Planet-hunting just got refined with new tool  Apr 12, 1:17 pm
Washington D.C, Apr 12 (ANI): A team of planet hunters has come up with a new tool that refines exoplanet search.
Expedia acquires Travelocity for 280 million dollars  Jan 25, 4:20 pm
Washington, Jan 25 (ANI): Travel giant Expedia has acquired booking site Travelocity for a whopping 280 million dollars.
Full dark-matter jacket helped failed dwarf galaxy survive galactic collision  May 26, 9:32 am
Washington, May 26 (ANI): Researchers have said that like a bullet wrapped in a full metal jacket, a high-velocity hydrogen cloud hurtling toward the Milky Way appears to be encased in a shell of dark matter.
Newly discovered 'hypervelocity star' could provide clues about 'dark matter'  May 8, 8:58 am
Washington, May 8 (ANI): Researchers have discovered a "hypervelocity star" that is the closest, second-brightest and among the largest of 20 found so far.
Entire star cluster thrown out of its galaxy  May 1, 9:34 am
Washington, May 1 (ANI): A galaxy known as M87 has thrown an entire star cluster named HVGC-1 (hypervelocity globular cluster) is now on a fast journey to nowhere.
How pulsars attain their speed jumps  Apr 13, 12:13 pm
Washington, Apr 13 (ANI): A team of astronomers from the University of Amsterdam has discovered that sudden speed jumps in the rotational velocity of pulsars have a minimum size, and that they are caused not by the unpinning and displacement of just one sub-surface superfluid vortex, but by billions.
Scientists reconstruct evolutionary history of Milky Way galaxy  Jan 21, 2:41 pm
Washington, Jan. 21 (ANI): A team of researchers have found a way to reconstruct the evolutionary history of our galaxy, the Milky Way, to a new level of detail.
New class of hypervelocity stars escaping gravitational grasp of Milky Way  Jan 10, 3:13 pm
Washington, Jan 10 (ANI): A team of astronomers has discovered a surprising new class of "hypervelocity stars", which are solitary stars, moving fast enough to escape the gravitational grasp of the Milky Way galaxy.
3D model to help put 300-year old Cassiopeia A supernova remnant on display  Nov 16, 10:17 am
Washington, Nov. 16 (ANI): Scientists have combined data from Chandra X-ray Observatory, NASA's Spitzer Space Telescope, and ground-based facilities to build a 3D model of the 300-year old Cassiopeia A supernova that blew a massive star apart, and sent the debris flying at a velocity of millions of miles per hour.
Astronomers establish high-inclination asteroids` strength  Nov 6, 9:51 am
Washington, Nov. 6 (ANI): Astronomers used the Subaru Prime Focus Camera (Suprime-Cam) that is mounted on the Subaru Telescope to observe faint asteroids that have highly inclined orbits.
Researchers slow speed of light to a crawl  Aug 14, 1:20 pm
Washington, August 14 (ANI): Researchers from France and China have managed to throttle the group velocity of light back to less than one billionth of its top speed.
Supernova shockwave velocity measured accurately  Aug 14, 10:47 am
Washington, Aug 14 (ANI): Researchers have succeeded in precisely measuring the expansion velocity of a shockwave of the supernova remnant W44.
Researchers explain existence of 'fake island' on Google Earth  Apr 21, 4:30 pm
Washington, Apr. 21 (ANI): A group of Australian researchers "undiscovered" a mysterious place called Sandy Island in northwest of New Caledonia, last year.
Velocity of spinning gas can reveal mass of black holes  Feb 1, 11:51 am
Washington, Feb 1 (ANI): Scientists have developed a new technique of measuring the mass of supermassive black holes, which could revolutionise our understanding of how they form and help to shape galaxies.
Mass of dark matter in our galaxy '20 pc larger than projected'   Oct 6, 9:48 am
Washington, October 6 (ANI): The distance from the solar system to the galactic center is approximately 26,100 light-years, and the galactic rotation velocity in the solar system (V0) is approximately 240 km/s.
New super-earth discovered around red dwarf star Gliese 163  Sep 6, 5:20 pm
Washington, September 6 (ANI): Astronomers have found a new super-earth in the habitable zone around the red dwarf star Gliese 163, using the European Southern Observatory HARPS telescope (or High Accuracy Radial Velocity Planet Searcher).
UK Army leaves weapons for Olympics security unguarded at east London complex   May 4, 4:45 pm
London, May 4 (ANI): The UK Army left weapons unguarded in a block of flats earmarked as a launch site for high-velocity missiles to protect the Olympics, a resident has claimed.
Rogue stars ejected from Milky Way found in intergalactic space  May 1, 11:29 am
Washington, May 1 (ANI): Researchers have identified a group of more than 675 stars on the outskirts of the Milky Way that they argue are hypervelocity stars that have been ejected from the galactic core.
Surface-to-air missiles installed on residential rooftops to ward off terror threats during London Olympics   Apr 29, 10:21 am
London, Apr 29 (ANI): UK's Ministry of Defense (MoD) has taken the initiative to install high velocity surface-to-air missiles on the roofs of a set of residential flats as a precautionary measure against any airborne terror threats during the Olympics.
Tiny 'spherules' tell tale of Earth's asteroid impacts  Apr 26, 1:05 pm
London, Apr 26 (ANI): Researchers are learning details about asteroid impacts going back to the Earth's early history by using a new method for extracting accurate information from tiny "spherules" embedded in layers of rock.
German firm sets new data transfer record  Mar 7, 6:13 pm
London, Mar 7 (ANI): Researchers at a German firm have claimed that they have set a new long-distance data transfer speed record by transmitting bits at an impressive velocity down a single optical fibre.
How monster black holes shape their galaxies  Feb 28, 1:24 pm
Washington, Feb 28 (ANI): For years, astronomers have been mystified by the curious correlation that exists between the mass of a galaxy's central black hole and the velocity of stars in a vast, roughly spherical structure known as its bulge.