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A novel mechanism could unravel the mystery of decaying exoplanet orbits

Why some exoplanets are spiraling towards their stars?

1st detection of a rotating disc around a massive star outside the Milky Way

This is the most distant disc around a massive star ever to be directly detected.

Disc Around Young Star in Large Magellanic Cloud Discovered

In a remarkable discovery, astronomers have found a disc around a young star in the Large Magellanic Cloud, a galaxy neighbouring ours. It’s the...

Exploring the origins of Saturn’s rings and icy Moons

Saturn’s rings could have evolved from the debris of two progenitor icy moons.

Scientists discovered one of the biggest black holes ever

An object over 30 billion times the mass of our Sun.

Unraveling the mystery of the Milky Way’s satellite galaxies

Astronomers have solved an outstanding problem that challenged our understanding of how the Universe evolved.

The Moon was created in mere hours, not centuries

A new simulation puts forth a different theory.

Micronovae – a new kind of stellar explosion discovered

A team of astronomers, with the help of the European Southern Observatory’s Very Large Telescope (ESO’s VLT), have observed a new type of stellar...

More than 4.4 million galaxies revealed in a new map

A very dynamic picture of our Universe.

Shedding light on axion dark matter

A theoretical review in a new study strongly supports the search for axion dark matter.

Sun’s magnetic field lines get tangled over time with sun’s rotation

Unraveling the knotty problem of the Sun’s activity.

Previous ice loss events caused sea levels to rise around 3.6 meters per century

Melting ice sheets caused sea levels to rise up to 18 metre.

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