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Monthly Archives: April 2016

Crazy Technologies To Better Find Distant Earth like Planets

April 30, 2016 |

Finding a true Earth analog orbiting within the habitable zone of a sun-like star is a sort of holy grail to astronomers and we are about to get a lot closer to detect one in the near future as new incredible inventions and technologies are available to us now. Read More

NASA Hubble Telescope Spots A Makemake Moon

April 29, 2016 |

Our solar system is a huge place, it’s true edge stretches far beyond the Kuiper belt. Maybe, you are familiar with Pluto, the demoted planet and the most famous dwarf planet within the Kuiper belt, but there are too many objects beyond it; actually, there are dwarf planets larger than Pluto residing there. Read More

What If Earth Were A Moon Of Jupiter

April 28, 2016 |

Jupiter is a really big object, its the largest planet in our solar system, so big that 1321 Earth’s can fit into it. This gas giant has 67 moons — four large moons and dozens of smaller ones. Read More

KIC 8462852 Star Mystery Just Got Even Deeper

April 27, 2016 | 91

In a relatively distant place, approximately 1,480 light years away from Earth, sits one of the most controversial objects in our galaxy, KIC 8462852, as its dubbed, clearly becomes the primary subject of much ongoing research. Read More

Astronomy For Kids: Neptune, The Eighth Planet From The sun

April 26, 2016 | 1

From today, we will start a powerful and fun resource for kids, astronomy for kids lessons, exploring our universe and space related topics, lessons designed with kids in mind, as well as their parents. Read More

A Venus-Mass Planet In Extremly Rare Planetary System

April 25, 2016 |

Over the past two decades, the study of exoplanets has grown more rapidly than any other field of astronomy. Read More

New Tool To Revolutionize Planet Hunting

April 24, 2016 |

The discovery of the first exoplanet back in 1995 received widespread media attention and was seen as an important landmark in a new research field, the planet hunting research. Read More

Cosmic Web Simulation: New Spectacular View Of the Universe

April 23, 2016 | 1

Matter as we know it, all the planets, stars, galaxies, cluster of galaxies that can be seen make up just 5 percent of the cosmos. Approximately 2% of this percentage is made of stuff astronomers can’t see but still eluded detection. Read More

17 Billion Solar Mass Giant Black Hole Discovered

April 22, 2016 | 2

Black holes are some of the most fascinating objects found in the cosmos, giant black holes with a mass billion times that of the sun is even more intriguing. Read More


Our Favorite Quotes [ Universe Quotes Part I]

April 21, 2016 |

What is our favourite quote? Here is a collection of 10 amazing quotes that I often revisit whenever I need to rekindle my own creative spirit (with amazing space images as background)… So, enjoy! Read More

Flat Universe Theory: What Does It Mean?

April 21, 2016 | 3

Our universe have some peculiar properties, properties that couldn’t be explained by conventional Big Bang theory. For example, it’s flat, meaning it’s at just the right mass density that it will neither expand forever nor collapse back on itself. Why should it be flat? Read More

Mysterious WOW Signal Decoded After 40 Years?

April 20, 2016 | 27

The WOW signal is considered one of the most intriguing events in the search for life in outer space. In 1977 a SETII researcher, astronomer Jerry Ehman, working at the Ohio State University’s Big Ear radio telescope heard an extremely strong signal coming from the constellation Sagittarius. Read More

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