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.
Cryptocurrency exchange Binance sets up $50 million Indian blockchain fund
The fund, which plans to invest upwards of $100,000 per startup, p...
Indian scientists discover 28 new stars in Milky Way
Scientists at the Aryabhatta Research Institute of Observational Sciences (ARIES) have d...
NASA probe set to uncover mysteries of rare 'relic galaxy'
The wayward stellar island may provide valuable insights into the origin and evolution of galaxies billions of years ago.
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.
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.
'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.
NASA's Hubble spots massive cluster of 10 billion-years-old stars
Washington, June 30 (IANS) NASA's Hubble Space Telescope has detected a stunning image of a huge collection of ageing stars, believed to be 10 billion-years-old.
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.
Hubble views a galactic mega-merger: NASA
The Hubble Space Telescope has viewed a galactic mega-merger - a product of a collision between two good-sized galaxies, which is slowly evolving to become a giant one.