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Massive Stellar Flare on a Baby Star could Create the Building Blocks of Potentially Habitable Exoplanets

Massive Stellar Flare on a Baby Star could Create the Building Blocks of Potentially Habitable Exoplanets

Scientists recorded a big flare in a small package on an M-type star. Astronomers have witnessed a huge stellar flare on a baby star. They say that this flare is about 10,000 times bigger than the largest solar flare recorded in history. Some say that the flare is so powerful that it may create new…

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Researchers have Measured all the Starlight in the Observable Universe

Researchers have Measured all the Starlight in the Observable Universe

4×1084 photons of light have been emitted by stars into space since the Big Bang. Our universe has been creating stars for billions of years. According to an estimate, there are around trillion-trillion stars in 2 trillion galaxies of our universe. Despite all the technological advancement, astrophysicists haven’t been able to trace much about star…

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Scientists Detect Fireworks of Gamma Rays in Space

Scientists Detect Fireworks of Gamma Rays in Space

The interaction between a pulsar and a massive star resulted in a massive outflow of Gamma rays. An international team of astronomers discovered a Gamma-ray binary system in our galaxy. This extremely rare celestial structure was found at a distance of about 5,000 light-years from the Earth. The researchers observed that a rapidly rotating neutron…

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Amazing Facts about the Milky Way

Amazing Facts about the Milky Way

We have a lot of mysterious things going around us. The galaxy that contains our Solar System is called the Milky Way. It is full of mysteries and scientists are trying incredibly hard to unveil them but it seems as if all their efforts are proving insufficient, at least for now. Despite the technological advancements,…

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Scientists Discovered a New Method adopted by the Baby Black Holes to Grow

Scientists Discovered a New Method adopted by the Baby Black Holes to Grow

Supermassive black holes provide the necessary material to the newly formed black holes to grow and expand. Black holes have always been an intriguing phenomenon since its discovery. Researchers from different parts of the world make considerable investments of time and money to understand these amazing marvels of nature. This led to a lot of…

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All you need to know about the Fermi Telescope

All you need to know about the Fermi Telescope

An illustrious journey of Fermi Gamma-ray Telescope might come to an end in the fall of 2018. The U.S. Department of Energy, NASA, and several other allies, including government agencies of France, Germany, and Japan, participated in creating the Fermi Gamma-ray Telescope. A Delta II 7920-H rocket took it to space on 11th June 2008.…

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Dust Particles like the ones in Milky Way found in another Galaxy

Dust Particles like the ones in Milky Way found in another Galaxy

Humanity is set to know more about the historic dust composition of the universe following an extraordinary discovery by the researchers of Niels Bohr Institute. Researchers are exploring different parts of our universe in quest for extraterrestrial life and any similarity in this regard is considered a massive achievement. The Kepler Space Telescope of NASA…

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The merger of Binary Neutron Star produces a burst of Gamma Radiations

The merger of Binary Neutron Star produces a burst of Gamma Radiations

Researchers are quite happy about a discovery as they are hopeful that it will help the Astrophysicists to understand the links between Gravitational Waves, Neutron Stars Merger, and Short Gamma-ray Bursts. The gravitationally collapsed core of a large star is called a ‘Neutron Star’. They are the smallest as well as the densest stars that…

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