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Ultra Distant Galaxy from Early Universe Discovered by Astronomers

Ultra Distant Galaxy from Early Universe Discovered by Astronomers

The 13.1 billion year old galaxy is detected by Hubble Space Telescope and Maunakea telescope in Hawaii...

Apr 12 2017, 3:32am CDT

Most Distant Galaxy Contains Ancient Stardust That Gives Insight Into First Stars

Most Distant Galaxy Contains Ancient Stardust That Gives Insight Into First Stars

ALMA detected the youngest and most galaxy, A2744_YD4...

Mar 9 2017, 5:50am CST

NASA’s Spitzer Telescope Detects Heartbeat-like Pulsations in a Distant Star

NASA’s Spitzer Telescope Detects Heartbeat-like Pulsations in a Distant Star

A closely orbiting "hot Jupiter" causes unusual vibrations in its host star every time it gets close its orbit...

Feb 15 2017, 12:10am CST

Star-Forming Galaxies Trace Cosmic Web in the Distant Universe

Star-Forming Galaxies Trace Cosmic Web in the Distant Universe

Galaxies help trace cosmic web in the distant universe...

Feb 1 2017, 4:32am CST

NASA's Fermi Sees the Most Distant Gamma-ray Blazars

NASA's Fermi Sees the Most Distant Gamma-ray Blazars

NASA’s Fermi Gamma-ray Space Telescope detected behind-the-limb solar flares and the farthest gamma-ray blazars which is a type...

Jan 31 2017, 4:19am CST

Mysterious FRB Signal Traced to Distant Dwarf Galaxy

Mysterious FRB Signal Traced to Distant Dwarf Galaxy

In a first, astronomers have traced the source of a mysterious radio signal to a dwarf galaxy more than three billion light y...

Jan 5 2017, 2:13am CST

Extinct Reptile Species Shows Dinosaurs Copied Body and Skull Shapes of Distant Relatives

Extinct Reptile Species Shows Dinosaurs Copied Body and Skull Shapes of Distant Relatives

An extinct reptile shows clear proof of dinosaurs imitating the skull and bodily forms of distant cousins....

Sep 23 2016, 6:38am CDT

New Technique Uses Cotton Swabs to Identify Distant Relatives

New Technique Uses Cotton Swabs to Identify Distant Relatives

Researchers at Kyoto University have developed a new technique that uses a simple cotton swab sample to accurately confirm r...

Aug 23 2016, 8:27pm CDT

Hubble Telescope Explores Some of the Distant Galaxies in the Universe

Hubble Telescope Explores Some of the Distant Galaxies in the Universe

Hubble has been studying distant and faint galaxies which have never been observed by any telescope before....

Jul 21 2016, 2:04pm CDT

MeerKAT Super Telescope Captures its First Image, Reveals Hundreds of Distant Galaxies

MeerKAT Super Telescope Snaps its First Image, Reveals Hundreds of Distant Galaxies

First image from South Africa's super telescope has been released. The images reveals more than 1300 galaxies in a small p...

Jul 17 2016, 12:42pm CDT

New Distant Dwarf Planet Discovered Beyond Neptune

New Distant Dwarf Planet Discovered Beyond Neptune

A novel dwarf planet, 700 kilometers in size and has one of the largest orbits for a dwarf planet, has been discovered in the K...

Jul 12 2016, 7:16am CDT

Growing Supermassive Black Hole in Distant Galaxy Discovered

Growing Supermassive Black Hole in Distant Galaxy Discovered

A team of Swedish astronomers has discovered a growing supermassive black hole in the centre of a galaxy located 70 million li...

Jul 5 2016, 1:19pm CDT

Most Distant Oxygen Detected in the Universe

Most Distant Oxygen Ever Detected in the Universe

Some oxygen deposits have been discovered by the astronomers’ telescopes at a distance of 13 billion light years from our home...

Jun 17 2016, 4:13am CDT

Astronomers Detect Hydrogen in Distant Galaxy for First Time

Astronomers Detect Hydrogen in Distant Galaxy for First Time

In a first, an international team of scientists has detected a faint signal emitted by hydrogen gas in a galaxy more than five...

Jun 2 2016, 1:14am CDT

Study reveals ocean circulation on distant Earth-like planets

Study reveals ocean circulation on distant Earth-like planets

London, April 6 (IANS) The salt levels of oceans on distant Earth-like planets could have a major effect on their climates and...

Apr 6 2016, 7:20am CDT

Alaska Researchers Say Distant Volcanic Roars can Help Detect Volcanic Eruptions

Alaska Researchers Say Distant Volcanic Roars can Help Detect Volcanic Eruptions

Low frequency acoustic waves can help detect, locate and monitor volcanic eruptions...

Apr 5 2016, 9:23am CDT

Astronomers Discover a New Way to Measure Surface Gravity of Distant Stars

Astronomers Discover a New Way to Measure Surface Gravity of Distant Stars

New technique will help find habitable planets beyond our solar system....

Jan 4 2016, 2:55am CST

Astronomers Detect Most Distant Dwarf Planet Ever in Our Solar System

Astronomers Detect Most Distant Dwarf Planet Ever in Our Solar System

Astronomers have detected a very distant object of interest in our solar system. It may in fact point towards other rogue plane...

Nov 14 2015, 2:26am CST

New Horizons Set to Explore Most Distant Object 2014 MU69 in 5 Years

New Horizons Set to Explore Most Distant Object 2014 MU69 in 5 Years

The NASA spacecraft will start journeying 1 billion miles to the KBO after Pluto....

Nov 7 2015, 5:35am CST

Asian Elephants

Study Shows Elephants Blow Air with Their Trunks to Obtain Distant Foods

Japanese scientists from Kyoto University and the Graduate University for Advanced Studies (SOKENDAI) have published a study in...

Nov 6 2015, 6:17am CST

New Most Distant Galaxy of Universe is Discovered

New Most Distant Galaxy of the Universe is Discovered

A new galaxy is discovered by astronomers which is the most distant galaxy yet. Named z8_GND_5296, this new galaxy is 30 billio...

Oct 24 2013, 7:27am CDT

Creative Distant 2nd in MP3 Player Race

Creative announced its quarterly earnings and they were not that pretty - at least they are profitable. Net income for the Qu...

Jan 27 2006, 9:16am EST