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A black hole rips apart an unfortunate star

The star, roughly the same size as our sun, was eventually sucked into oblivion in a rare cosmic occurrence.

30 Sep 2019 7:38 AM

India’s first mobile phone for kids — STAR by Easyfone

It has no internet browsing capability & comes with a GPS.

24 Nov 2018 11:37 AM

Sorry, sci-fi fans: star's oddness not due to alien mega-structure

The dimming could be due to some sort of dust, though the cause remains uncertain.

04 Jan 2018 9:32 AM

Bizarre star that refuses to die discovered

The spectra obtained at Keck Observatory showed that this supernova looked like nothing ever seen before.

09 Nov 2017 3:19 PM

Monster planet discovery challenges formation theory

Scientists have discovered a monster planet orbitting a small, distant star.

04 Nov 2017 2:46 PM


Scientists discover sun-like twin stars 350 light years from Earth

The twin star was named after Kronos' lesser-known brother Krios. Their official designations are HD 240430 and HD 240429.

14 Oct 2017 8:41 AM

New tech may lead to 'Star Wars' style 3D holograms

Scientists, including one of Indian origin, have developed a new way to make low-cost holograms that are more realistic.

21 Jul 2017 5:22 PM

Study finds our Sun is like other stars, resolving mystery

The report aims to lay to rest the controversy over whether our solar system's star is cyclic, like other nearby, solar-type stars.

14 Jul 2017 8:11 AM

'Super-Earth' orbiting nearby star boosts search for extra-solar life

Named LHS 1140b, the planet orbits a star 40 light years away

20 Apr 2017 8:13 AM

Swipe introduces upgraded version of Elite Star

The smartphone will be available on Flipkart at an affordable price of Rs. 3,999.

19 Apr 2017 5:03 PM


Black hole discovered fuelling star formation

The Phoenix cluster is an enormous accumulation of about 1,000 galaxies, located 5.7 billion light years from Earth.

16 Feb 2017 11:22 AM

The Queen of Prime Time

Queen Latifah shares the story behind her return to television with Star, a journey of three young musicians.

20 Dec 2016 12:37 AM