Indian astronomers discover supercluster of galaxies, name it ‘Saraswati’

A team of Indian astronomers has discovered an extremely large supercluster of galaxies-as big as 20 million billion suns-which they have named Saraswati, Pune-based Inter University Center for astonomy and astrophysics (IUCAA) said on Thursday. This is one of the largest known structures in the neighbourhood of the universe, 4,000 million light-years away from Earth […]

Scientists discover smallest-ever star

Scientists have discovered the smallest-known star in the universe-slightly larger than Saturn in size-which may possibly have Earth-sized planets with liquid water in its orbit. Researchers from University of Cambridge in the U.K. identified the star located about 600 light years away, called EBLM J0555-57Ab as it passed in front of its much larger companion. […]