Apr 10, 2014 by Sci-News.com

According to astronomers led by Dr Anna Frebel from Massachusetts Institute of Technology, an ultra-faint dwarf galaxy called Segue-1 may be one of first...

Apr 8, 2014 by Sci-News.com

Scientists from the Baryon Oscillation Spectroscopic Survey (BOSS) have used 140,000 quasars to measure the expansion rate of the Universe when it was...

Apr 3, 2014 by Sci-News.com

An international group of astronomers using the MPG/ESO 2.2-m telescope at ESO’s La Silla Observatory, Chile, has captured a new image of two galaxies:...

Mar 25, 2014 by Sci-News.com

Astronomers using data from ESA’s Herschel Space Observatory have completed the largest-ever survey of cosmic dust, spanning 323 nearby galaxies located...

Mar 21, 2014 by Sci-News.com

Using images from NASA’s Spitzer Space Telescope, a group of astronomers has created a dramatic 360-degree portrait of our Galaxy. This is a fragment...

Mar 5, 2014 by Sci-News.com

Astronomers using NASA’s Hubble Space Telescope and Chandra X-Ray Observatory have captured a stunning new image of the bizarre spiral galaxy ESO 137-001. This...

Feb 10, 2014 by Sci-News.com

A multinational team of astronomers has reported the discovery of Abell2744 Y1 – one of the most distant galaxies ever found. This image shows the...

Jan 21, 2014 by Sci-News.com

Our Milky Way Galaxy formed by expanding out from the center, suggests analysis of first data from the Gaia-ESO survey – the ground-based extension...

Jan 8, 2014 by Sci-News.com

An international team of astronomers, reporting in the Astrophysical Journal (arXiv.org), used the magnification power of the massive cluster of galaxies...