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Monthly Archives: July 2015

Watch the New Horizons Mission Celebration (Live Streaming Video)

July 14, 2015 |

Tuesday will be remembered as the day humanity reached Pluto for the first time. If everything goes according to plan, a NASA spacecraft, called New Horizons, will fly by Pluto at 12:49 p.m. BST, or 7:49 a.m. ET. Read More

NASA Detects The Brighest Flare Ever From A Distant Galaxy

July 14, 2015 |

Astronomers have managed to analyse a spectacular flare from a supermassive black hole at the center of galaxy 3C 279, a record flare that happened five billion years ago. Read More

New Horizons Is At Less Than One Day Away From Pluto. New Intriguing Image

July 13, 2015 |

NASA’ New Horizons spacecraft is a mere one million kilometres away from Pluto, as it approaches the dwarf planet and its moon Charon for the historic flyby tomorrow, it’s constantly sending back images to earth, and the last one is the sharpest and most stunning image yet of the mysterious icy world. Read More

Pluto: New Images Released by NASA’ New Horizons Intrigue Astronomers

July 9, 2015 |

NASA’s New Horizons spacecraft has sent new high-resolution images of the dwarf planet Pluto, just days before its historic encounter on July 14, including one showing the four mysterious dark spots on the icy distant world. Read More

Astronomers have Discovered A Truly Exotic Star System Of Five Stars

July 8, 2015 |

It’s a small point in the constellation Ursa Major but if we could cross the 250 light-years that separate us from it, we would observe a rare spectacle: a quintuple star system (five stars) containing two eclipsing binary stars — it is the first known system of its kind. Read More

There Are Millions Of Hidden Supermassive Black Holes In The Universe, Scientists Says

July 7, 2015 |

Astronomers have spotted five monster black holes previously hidden by dust and gas in space and they suggests that there might be millions more of them lurking around our universe. Read More

Is There An Exoplanet In Our Own Solar System?

July 4, 2015 |

We think that all planets revolve around the sun are born in our solar system but what we think may actually be wrong. Read More

Scientists Witnessed The Birth Of Jupiter-like Planet

July 3, 2015 |

For the first time, a team of astronomers at the Very Large Telescope (VLT) in Chile have confirmed, directly, the existence of a young gas giant planet, similar to Jupiter, still in the early stages of formation, embedded in the accretion disc of its host star. Read More

Watch: First Ever Live Views Of The Transit Of An Exoplanet

July 2, 2015 |

It was nicknamed ‘Dark Knight’, the ‘Black Knight’, TrES-2b was also been described as ‘the darkest planet in the universe’ because it reflects so little light. Read More

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