NGC Energy, Petredec to set up Rs 400-crore LPG terminal
NGC Energy India, a joint venture between Oman-based National Gas Company and Singapore-headquartered Petredec, will jointly set up a liquified petroleum gas import and storage terminal at Krishnapatnam Port. National Gas Company signed a definitive agreement to transfer 40 per cent of its shares to Petredec in September this year.
NASA probe set to uncover mysteries of rare 'relic galaxy'
The wayward stellar island may provide valuable insights into the origin and evolu...
Supermassive black holes can form tightly bound pairs: Study
Pune, Sep 19 (IANS) Supermassive black holes found in the centres of galaxies can form gravitationally bound pairs when galaxies merge, confirms a study led by Indian scientists.
NGC launches nation-wide hunt for 'extraordinary' explorers
Besides an all-expenses paid Nat Geo Expedition to Machu Picchu, the winning stories will also be aired on the channel.
Our Milky Way could have 100 billion brown dwarfs: Study
London, July 6 (IANS) Our galaxy could have 100 billion brown dwarfs or more, according to a new research by an international team of astronomers.
Primitive 'Little Cub' galaxy may shed light on early universe
London, July 4 (IANS) Astronomers have spotted a primitive galaxy, dubbed "Little Cub", which they believe could reveal more about the chemical signature of the universe just minutes after the Big Bang.
Scientists find new hiding places for black holes
New York, June 6 (IANS) An international team of astronomers has observed that enormous quantities of space dust in galaxies could play an important role in hiding the black holes they harbour at their centres.
Vast wave of hot gas found in nearby Perseus galaxy cluster
Washington, May 3 (IANS) An international team of scientists has discovered a vast wave of hot gas in the nearby Perseus galaxy cluster.
'Monster' blackholes hiding in cosmic backyard spotted
Both of the black holes are the central engines of what astronomers call "active galactic nuclei," a class of extremely bright objects that includes quasars and blazars.
Scientists spot two hidden 'monster' black holes
Washington, Jan 9 (IANS) Using data from NASA's NuSTAR (Nuclear Spectroscopic Telescope Array), a team of researchers has detected two hidden gas-enshrouded supermassive black holes located at the centres of nearby galaxies.
Discovery India rejigs strategy to regain growth under new leadership
The media company will now follow a two pronged approach; entering new genres and changing the programming mix.
Oil field auction date may be extended
For bidders to make decisions, more data particularly about size of reserves is required and making that available would require extending the deadline, they said.
'Giant black hole 660 million times bigger than Sun'
The mass of a supermassive black hole at the centre of a nearby giant elliptical galaxy is 660 million times greater than that of the Sun, astronomers have found.
Chef Vikas Khanna showcases 'Mega kitchens'
India's Megakitchens" that premiers on National Geographic from June 22 features five of the country's biggest kitchens.
Giant black hole found in an unlikely place
Astronomers have uncovered a near-record breaking supermassive black hole, weighing 17 billion Suns, in the centre of a galaxy in a sparsely populated area of the universe.
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