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Saturday, November 27, 2021



A science teacher explains: Is the sun the only star visible during the day?

September 26, 2021 7:35 pm

Are stars “nocturnal” and disappear in the daytime? Of course not, they radiate light during the day as intensely as they do in the night

What animals see in the stars, and what they stand to lose

August 03, 2021 6:28 pm

Humans aren’t the only species that navigate by starlight. Animals from birds to dung beetles may do it, too — and might become disoriented as our city lights drown out the heavens.

A science teacher explains: A shooting star has nothing to do with a star

April 04, 2021 6:23 pm

Shooting stars do have a nomenclature and it might be a little confusing. A meteoroid, meteor and meteorite are the terms used for describing the space debris.

This unusual supernova made scientists reassess the death of giant stars

August 25, 2019 6:16 pm

Observations from the SN 2016iet supernova led scientists and astronomers to rethink the way giant stars ended in the universe earlier.

Indian scientists discover 28 new stars in Milky Way

July 27, 2019 2:45 pm

NGC 4147 was discovered by British astronomer William Herschel in 1784, who described the globular cluster as "very bright, pretty large, gradually brighter in the middle."

Supermassive stars may have been born amid globular clusters: Study

June 25, 2018 9:55 pm

Scientists have come closer to understanding how different chemical elements are found around stars that are part of supermassive clusters.

'Oumuamua' likely came from a binary star system: Study

March 20, 2018 6:58 pm

A study shows that the interstellar space rock 'Oumuamua' could have originated from a binary star system.

NASA's upcoming space telescope to explore nearby stars, find life on other planets

January 11, 2018 9:07 pm

Scientists will launch a space telescope in the near future, to understand the effect stars have on planets. The studies will help understand if the planets orbiting these stars could have life on them.

Neighbouring galaxy has many more stars than estimated: Study

January 05, 2018 6:07 pm

A constellation has been found to have more stars than previously estimated, as per researchers studying the Tarantula nebula.

Dust, not aliens, behind mysterious flickering star: Study

January 04, 2018 10:00 pm

Scientists have confirmed that Tabby's Star brightens and dims due to surrounding dust, and not an alien megastructure.