New study claims of fewer galaxies than previously thought

Earlier, Hubble Space Telescope suggested the existence of more than 2 trillion galaxies in the universe, but the latest research highlights to only hundreds of billions of them

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Most distant quasar ever found is hiding 'biggest' and 'youngest' black hole

The most distant quasar, called J0313-1806, dates back to 670 million years after the Big Bang and has a mass of 1.6 billion of our suns

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The future of the coronavirus? An annoying childhood infection

As millions are inoculated against the coronavirus, and the pandemic’s end finally seems to glimmer into view, scientists are envisioning what a postvaccine world might look like — and what they…

via The New York Times
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Scientists just witnessed dead stars munching on remains of planets

Scientists recently witnessed four distant white dwarfs consuming the crust of dead planets

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Look at these glowing images of fluorescent reptiles recently discovered by scientists in Africa

Scientists recently discovered reptiles that glow in the dark... literally!

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Unusually hot 'super-Earth' planet spotted orbiting one of the oldest stars in the Milky Way

Known as TOI-561b, the exoplanet is one of the oldest and most-metal poor planetary systems discovered yet in the Milky Way

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Big Tech's ban on Donald Trump sparks debate about power wielded by companies

In the past week, “Big Tech” - applications like Facebook, Google, Instagram, Twitter, and others have taken unprecedented decisions, like booting US President Trump out of their platforms

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Scientists create living materials out of famous beverage ingredients

Scientists recently created a series of “living materials” made out of… kombucha!

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A supermassive black hole suddenly vanished. Scientists think it’s floating through space.

A supermassive black hole earlier believed to be situated in the centre of a far off galaxy has suddenly vanished

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Earth is losing 2% bugs every year. Scientists call it 'insect apocalypse'.

World’s top bug experts believe that the insect kingdom, which is intrinsic to the functioning of our ecosystems is quickly dying

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A galaxy caught dying? Astronomers capture distant galaxy losing its ability to form stars

The new study was published in Nature Astronomy and suggests galactic mergers can be responsible for ejecting star-forming fuel into space

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Vitamin D reduces coronavirus mortality rate: Study

The study has found has that vitamin D supplement helps reduce Covid-19 mortality rate, its severity and serum levels of inflammatory markers

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Global study finds plasma therapy isn't helping severely ill coronavirus patients

Does plasma therapy work for coronavirus patients? A global trial which tested blood plasma on coronavirus patients with moderate to severe illnesses claims it does very little to alleviate…

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Newborn megalodons were larger than humans, researchers say

Formally known as Otodus megalodon, these sharks patrolled the world’s oceans more than three million years ago.

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Take a look at this newly released mesmerising image of 'Fireworks Galaxy'

Officially known as the "NGC 6946", the galaxy has undergone 10 supernovae in just the last century, a characteristic on which its name is based

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