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Monday, October 26, 2020



Astronomers spot a Milky Way look-alike galaxy 12 billion light -years away

August 16, 2020 11:18 am

The extremely distant galaxy called SPT0418-47 is 12 billion light-years away from us. This means that the Milky Way galaxy look-alike that astronomers spotted was like this 12 billion years ago.

NSF shares the most detailed images of Sun till date

January 31, 2020 7:43 am

NSF’s Daniel K Inouye Solar Telescope has clicked its first picture that shows 'unprecedented' details of the surface of Sun.

Construction of world’s largest telescope in Hawaii gets green signal 

July 18, 2019 9:05 am

India is one of the countries — along with USA, Canada, Japan and China — collaborating on this international project. The Department of Science and Technology (DST) and the Department of Atomic Energy (DAE) together will spend a sum of Rs 1,300 crore for the project across 10 years of construction.

Brain of world's largest radio telescope designed

May 14, 2019 10:45 pm

The SDP consortium, led by the University of Cambridge in the UK, has designed the elements that will together form the 'brain' of the SKA.

From this year, India set to manufacture key components for largest ground-based observatory

February 04, 2019 5:59 am

India is one of the member countries, along with institutions in the USA, Canada, Japan and China, that are working on the international mega science project, planned to be built on Mauna Kea in the Hawaiian islands.

Telescope to detect cosmic X-rays launched from Antarctica

January 04, 2019 11:57 am

The team hopes to gain new insights into how neutron stars and black holes in a binary orbit with stars grow by gobbling up stellar matter.

NASA bids goodbye to planet-hunting Kepler space telescope

October 31, 2018 4:19 pm

Launched on March 6 in 2009, NASA's Kepler space telescope combined cutting-edge techniques in measuring stellar brightness with the largest digital camera outfitted for outer space observations.

Recycled telescope to help create 3D map of Universe

February 13, 2018 7:59 pm

A research group will use a 45-year-old telescope to create a 3D map of the Universe.

NASA's flying telescope Sofia to study Saturn's moon, comets in 2018

January 01, 2018 7:05 pm

NASA's airborne telescope, Sofia, will take a look at Saturn's moons and neighbouring comets in 2018, in a way to better understand the planet and its surroundings.

Telescope: The year of high decibels

December 31, 2015 12:01 am

2015 was noisy and saw the PM Narendra Modi deliver. Speeches, that is.