An U.K. study performed at Durham University suggests that the amount of dark matter and dark energy that astronomers contend to exist in the universe could be wrong. The U.K. astronomers say it might not even be out there.
In a project carried out out by an international team of astronomers with a telescope in New Zealand , a new class of planets has been found out in the universe: planets that do not orbit stars, but float freely out in space.
Discovering a big Hollywood star these days is easy to do, but astronomers have a more difficult time when they try to locate really big stars. However, astronomers recently succeeded at discovering the largest star in the Universe. Called R136a1, it is about 265 times more massive than our Sun.