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The Great Attractor: What It Is?

August 30, 2015 |

About a hundred thousand galaxies, including ours, are being sucked toward a region of space that we can’t see and we don’t know why. Astronomers call it a gravity anomaly or the Great Attractor. Read More

We Know How The Universe Began But Can We Figure Out When It’ll End?

August 19, 2015 |

We have a pretty good idea of how and when the universe began as for how it’s going to end, hmm? Read More

Question Arises If Massive Supernova will Kill Us All

December 20, 2014 |

Astronomers have been eyeing the Eta Carinae, a huge star weighing 120 times that of the Sun and is dubbed as the “Death Star,” for many years. Social media sectors are alarmed with the fact that the flare that would be generated by the collapse of Eta Carinae could end life on Earth. It is said that the flare would be 100 times bigger than the Earth and could produce a radiation enough to kill all the people in the world. Read More

Is the Wormhole in ‘Interstellar’ Possible?

November 27, 2014 | 1

Christopher Nolan’s Interstellar raises a few questions about the possibility of wormhole travel. If Earth were to ever come to shambles, would the solution be to teleport to another planet via a double-ended tunnel – essentially a short cut though space? Read More

How Dangerous can be an Asteroid?

September 18, 2014 |

An asteroid striking our planet — it’s the stuff of science fiction. Many movies and books have portrayed this possibility (“Deep Impact,” “Armageddon,” “Lucifer’s Hammer,” and so on). Read More

What’s the Coolest Place in the Universe?

September 16, 2014 |

It’s easy to guess where the hottest place in the universe might be — the core of a giant star, maybe, or a disk of gas heated to millions of degrees as it tries to cram its way into a super-massive black hole, or even, for a fraction of a second, a fusion reactor in New Jersey. It’s harder to imagine the coldest place, though. Read More

How many Days are in a Year?

September 11, 2014 |

A year is considered as the period during which the planet Earth makes a complete orbit around the sun. Read More

What is the Coldest Place in the World?

September 9, 2014 |

Anyone of us wondered at least once in his lifetime, exactly where is the coldest place on the planet. Either we put this question in a blizzard and cold evening winter, or simply because we are curious to know more about world in which we live, there are places on our planet where the temperature drops to almost unimaginable levels. Read More

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