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Show of the month: Super Blood Wolf Moon ahead

The total eclipse, which will begin minutes before midnight on the East Coast (0500 GMT).

19 Jan 2019 11:06 AM

Astronomers discover nearby star that could be chomping a planet

A NASA space telescope noticed that the star suddenly started looking a bit strange last year.

20 Jul 2018 2:33 PM

Oxygen presence in distant galaxy sheds light on early universe

Astronomers provides insight into star formation in perhaps the most distant galaxy ever observed.

17 May 2018 8:41 PM

Astronomers detect signal of Universe's first stars: Study

Finding this miniscule signal has opened a new window on the early Universe.

01 Mar 2018 3:40 PM

Astronomers glimpse cosmic dawn, when the stars switched on

Scientists have detected a signal from 180 million years after the Big Bang when the earliest stars began glowing.

01 Mar 2018 2:04 PM


Evidence of universe's earliest-known stars detected

Faint signals of hydrogen gas spotted by the instrument indicated the presence of stars 180 million years after the Big Bang.

01 Mar 2018 11:38 AM

NASA discovers farthest known Galaxy in the universe

A primitive cluster of stars which are about 500 million years old were spotted by NASA.

14 Jan 2018 2:00 PM

Starfish making comeback after syndrome killed millions

From 2013 to 2014, Sea Star Wasting Syndrome hit sea stars from British Columbia to Mexico.

30 Dec 2017 9:57 AM

GST midnight launch, a starry affair: here's a list of attendees

The midnight GST launch will see big names like Amitabh Bachchan, Ratan Tata grace the occasion.

30 Jun 2017 10:21 AM

Key ingredient of life found circling infant stars

The findings could offer clues on how chemicals sparked into living matter on Earth several billion years ago.

09 Jun 2017 8:08 AM


Einstein's theory confirmed in measure of distant star's mass

Scientists have confirmed one of Albert Einstein's century-old theories by witnessing it with the Hubble Space Telescope.

08 Jun 2017 8:16 AM

‘Tatooine’ from Star Wars could actually be a habitable planet

An Earth-sized 'Tatooine' like planet could be quite hospitable if located at the right distance from its two stars.

13 Apr 2017 5:34 PM

Ancient stardust sheds light on the first stars

An international team of astronomers observed the most distant object ever.

09 Mar 2017 9:39 AM

Stardust makes up 97 per cent of our bodies

The elements found in the body are the same found in stars in our galaxy

09 Jan 2017 5:22 PM