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Baby Stars Found Just 250 Million Years after Big Bang
May 16, 2018
Entertainment

Baby Stars Found Just 250 Million Years after Big Bang

An international team of astronomers found evidence of baby stars formed only 250 million years after big bang. They used ALMA telescope. So, using instruments at the ALMA observatory in Chile, astronomers were able to observe a distant galaxy called MACS1149-JD1. This galaxy lies 13.28 billion light-years away and its stars...

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ALMA Discovers the most Powerful Galactic Collision
November 19, 2017
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ALMA Discovers the most Powerful Galactic Collision

ALMA observes a super bright galactic collision. Two ancient galaxies, 50 times bigger than our own, collide, thus, forming the largest galaxy merger ever. Astronomers call these two galaxies ADFS-27. Scientists refer to them as ‘superluminous starburst galaxies,’ because they are both incredibly bright and...

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Many Other Planets may Surround Proxima Centauri – Closest Star to the Sun
November 07, 2017
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Many Other Planets may Surround Proxima Centauri – Closest Star to the Sun

Until now, we have known about only one planet orbiting Proxima Centauri. However, the nearest alien planet to Earth may have siblings. Scientists find dust cloud around Proxima Centauri and believe there may be more planets orbiting the star. So, astronomers are now searching whether Proxima Centauri may host an entire...

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