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Indian astronomers discover large supercluster of galaxies 'Saraswati'

This is one of the largest known structures in the neighbourhood of the universe, 4,000 million light-years away from Earth.

14 Jul 2017 9:00 AM

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

US total solar eclipse sparks spectator excitement

The moon will pass between the sun and Earth, blocking the face of the sun leaving only its outer atmosphere, or corona, visible in the sky.

22 Jun 2017 9:47 AM

Nasa set to explore Sun

World’s first mission to the star will begin next year.

02 Jun 2017 2:07 AM

A real scorcher: NASA probe to fly into sun's atmosphere

The solar Probe will liftoff from Kennedy Space Center in Florida in July 2018

01 Jun 2017 10:09 AM


Smartphones, tablets may cause speech delays in kids

RAISE images are used to create a data product called a spectrogram.

05 May 2017 3:56 PM

NASA discovers new 'icy' planet

The newly-discovered ‘iceball’ planet has the same mass and orbit as Earth.

27 Apr 2017 5:12 PM

NASA may send robotic spacecraft to Sun next year

NASA plans to launch the Solar Probe Plus mission to the Sun which is about 149 million kilometres from the Earth.

01 Mar 2017 12:12 PM

Nasa may send robotic spacecraft to Sun in 2018

The scientists also want to know how solar wind gets its speed, ‘Live Science’ reported.

28 Feb 2017 1:11 AM

'Ring of fire' eclipse treat for southern skygazers

To look at the Sun directly, one would need special glasses.

24 Feb 2017 10:41 AM


Push and pull: How the Milky Way flies

Astronomers said they had discovered a void in deep space that helps explain the direction in which we are headed, and our speed.

31 Jan 2017 8:13 AM

Sunlight can boost your immune system

Sunlight makes hydrogen peroxide in T cells, which makes the cells move and build a better immunity system

22 Dec 2016 10:27 AM

System with planet-eating 'Death Star' discovered

Astronomers discovered the first planet orbiting a star other than the sun in 1995.

17 Dec 2016 12:57 PM