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Pune astronomers share tips to view cosmic treat that begins today

January 31, 2016 7:30 am

Five-planet alignment can be seen in the morning sky with naked eyes till early February

Newly-discovered comet 'may outshine moon'

October 02, 2012 1:15 pm

The comet already seems to be following the path of the Great Comet of 1690.

Space tastes like raspberries and smells of rum

July 24, 2012 4:15 pm

Finding amino acids in interstellar space is a Holy Grail for astrobiologists.

Evidence against moon as meteoroid’s offspring

April 08, 2012 2:24 am

Moon has identical titanium composition as Earth,research finds

NASA's Kepler spacecraft discovers 'invisible' world

September 09, 2011 11:09 am

This is the first definite detection of a previously unknown planet using this method.

New technology to help get sharper images of planets

August 26, 2011 12:15 am

Over the years,astronomers across the world have had problems in observing distant objects beacuse of a shimmering effect,which is caused due to the moving atmosphere.

Biggest ever black hole that can eat entire solar system found

January 17, 2011 5:09 pm

"It's the most accurate mass estimate ever obtained -- for a supermassive black hole," he said.

Scientists discover baby black hole

November 17, 2010 4:35 am

Astronomers have discovered what they say is a newly born black hole lurking in a nearby galaxy some 50 million light years from Earth.

Ice asteroids likely source of Earth's water: Study

April 29, 2010 8:58 am

Astronomers have for the first time detected ice and organic compounds on an asteroid,a pair of landmark studies.

The birth of a supernova

February 28, 2010 10:47 pm

Astronomers are trying to explain how stars known as white dwarfs gain their fatal weight and explode....