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Giant galaxy supercluster found lurking in early Universe

The structure is the largest and most massive to be found so early in the formation of the Universe.

21 Oct 2018 10:51 AM

Believing there is a deeper meaning to everything helps

Previous research has found a link between meaningfulness and religion and well-being.

02 Sep 2018 3:19 PM

Einstein's gravity theory passes extreme test: Study

Einstein's insights into gravity still hold sway, even in one of the most extreme scenario.

05 Jul 2018 1:38 PM

Astronomers report first image of baby planet being formed

Scientists said the planet appears as a bright spot in the snapshot taken using the ESO’s very large Telescope in Chile.

02 Jul 2018 8:18 PM

Upgrade to boost capacity of CERN's giant particle smasher

The powerful accelerator, which began operating in 2010, smashes high-energy protons into each other at velocities near the speed of light.

18 Jun 2018 11:49 AM


NASA launches InSight spacecraft to Mars to dig down deep

InSight will dig deeper into Mars than ever before — nearly 16 feet, or 5 metres — to take the planet’s temperature.

06 May 2018 8:57 AM

Colossal cosmic collision alters understanding of early universe

The collision detected a pile-up of 14 galaxies, which are 90 per cent away across the observable universe.

26 Apr 2018 10:18 AM

A collision with a bubble of negative energy will lead to the end of the universe

The series of events leading to this may have already been triggered off due to interactions with black holes.

03 Apr 2018 5:33 PM

Most distant star ever detected sits halfway across the universe

The star spotted in this study is formally named MACS J1149+2223 Lensed Star-1.

03 Apr 2018 8:35 AM

Astronomers discover galaxy without dark matter

The discovery could revise or even upend theories of how galaxies are formed.

29 Mar 2018 9:46 AM


Upcoming new moon is the perfect time for stargazing

It's also invisible, because the sun is illuminating the side of the moon that always faces away from Earth.

12 Mar 2018 7:03 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

First Super Blue Blood Moon in 35 years

NASA is calling it a lunar trifecta: the first super blue blood moon since 1982. That combination won't happen again until 2037.

31 Jan 2018 9:08 PM

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

Farthest ever super big black hole from early universe found

The black hole lies in a quasar dating to 690 million years of the Big Bang meaning the light from it has been travelling for 13 bn years.

07 Dec 2017 10:06 AM


Largest map of universe created

As matter and energy fall into a quasar's black hole, they heat up to incredible temperatures and begin to glow.

22 May 2017 3:16 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

Dark matter lost since birth of universe measured

About five per cent of dark matter in the universe has been lost since the Big Bang.

30 Dec 2016 8:28 AM