Astronomy News

Sep 20, 2014 by Sci-News.com

Astronomers conducting a broad survey of galaxies called Galaxy and Mass Assembly (GAMA) have found that the Universe’s most massive galaxies gain weight by eating their smaller neighbors. Some of 22,000 merging galaxies identified within the GAMA survey. Image credit: Simon Driver / Aaron Robotham / ICRAR. The scientists led by Dr Aaron Robotham of the University of Western Australia examined more than 22,000 galaxies and found that while dwarf...

Sep 18, 2014 by Sci-News.com

A multinational group of astronomers led by Dr Anil Seth of the University of Utah has discovered a supermassive black hole at the center of an ultra-compact...

Sep 16, 2014 by Sci-News.com

Astronomers using data from the Isaac Newton Telescope on La Palma in the Canary Islands have assembled a catalogue of the visible part of the northern...

Sep 11, 2014 by Sci-News.com

Astronomers using the Cosmic Origins Spectrograph and Wide-Field Camera 3 aboard NASA’s Hubble Space Telescope have finally discovered a companion...

Sep 11, 2014 by Sci-News.com

Astronomers led by Dr Jacqueline Faherty from Carnegie Institution of Washington and American Museum of Natural History have discovered evidence of water...

Sep 9, 2014 by Sci-News.com

Astronomers headed by Dr Sean Brittain of Clemson University have discovered evidence of a huge extrasolar planet forming around the young star HD 100546. An...

Sep 4, 2014 by Sci-News.com

An international team of astronomers headed by Dr R. Brent Tully of the University of Hawaii has determined that our Milky Way Galaxy lives in a newly...

Aug 27, 2014 by Sci-News.com

A multinational team of astronomers, led by Dr Hugo Messias of the Universidad de Concepción in Chile and the Universidade de Lisboa in Portugal, has...

Aug 22, 2014 by Sci-News.com

Using the High Dispersion Spectrograph mounted on the 8.2-m Subaru Telescope on Mauna Kea, astronomers led by Dr Wako Aoki of the National Astronomical...