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01 Aug 2022
Earth is suddenly rotating faster, and effect could be 'devastating'- Know why
On July 29, the Earth broke its record for the shortest day as it completed a full spin in 1.59 milliseconds less than its standard 24-hour rotation.
22 Aug 2021
Stargazers' delight! Catch the rare 'blue moon' this Aug 21 to Aug 23- In Pics
19 Aug 2021
Rare 'seasonal blue moon' to light up the sky this weekend, know more here
A rare 'seasonal full moon' will be visible in the night sky over this weekend. You can check the moon rise time for your city to be sure to not miss this rare astronomical event.
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24 Jun 2021
Strawberry Moon 2021: Date, significance and other details
A month after 2021's first total Lunar Eclipse there is another celestial event that is set to occur — the Strawberry Moon. It will appear from June 25 midnight, around 12:09 AM and can be seen for three days, till early Saturday morning.
18 May 2021
Scientists provide evidence of concourse of Milky Way
By calculating the age of the stars, the researchers were able to determine, for the first time, that the stars captured from Gaia-Enceladus have similar or slightly younger ages compared to the majority of stars that were born inside the Milky Way.
22 May 2020
Astronomers discover huge disk galaxy formed more than 12 billion years ago
Astronomers recently discovered a colossal galaxy which was formed just 1.5 billion years after the Bing Bang, challenging the accepted theories of 'how all galaxies in the universe may have formed'.
11 Jul 2019
Earth's largest radio telescope to search for 'new worlds'
Radio detection of exoplanets aims at the physical characterization of exoplanets and comparative studies with solar system planets.
Lunar Eclipse 2018
27 Jul 2018
Chandra Grahan tonight - Watch Blood Moon Live streaming
The century's longest Lunar Eclipse or Purna Chandra Grahan will be witnessed by the world shortly.
Lunar Eclipse 2018
26 Jul 2018
Lunar Eclipse July 27-28, 2018: Here's how you can witness the Chandra Grahan
Young space enthusiasts may have to hope for clear skies to be able to view the breathtaking phenomenon.
18 Jul 2018
12 new moons including one 'oddball' discovered circling around Jupiter
The astronomers spotted the new moons when they were looking for objects on the fringes of the solar system.
01 Jun 2017
LIGO detects gravitational waves for third time
The Laser Interferometer Gravitational-wave Observatory (LIGO) in the US made the detection on January 4 this year, demonstrating that a new window in astronomy has been firmly opened.
18 May 2017
Indian scientist Shrinivas Kulkarni awarded prestigious Dan David prize for his work in astronomy
Mr Kulkarni, who is a professor of astrophysics and planetary science at California Institute of Technology in Pasadena, California, built the Palomar Transient Factory, with which he conducted a large-area survey of the night sky in search of variable and transient phenomena.
17 Dec 2016
Planetary system with deadly host star discovered
The study that was published in the journal “Astronomy and Astrophysics” suggest that this new discovery can provide clues to researchers about how planetary systems evolve over time.
12 Dec 2015
New receiver detects weak signals from noise
Engineers have developed a receiver that can detect a weak, fast and randomly occurring signal.
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