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What are the 10 Biggest Stars So Far Discovered?

May 14, 2016 | 4

Our sun is really huge some 1 391 400 km in diameter, but 4 billion years from now, it will be even larger, 150 times its current size; though compared to the biggest stars in the universe even this will be small. Read More

Spectacular Images of Turrialba Volcano Eruption

May 13, 2016 | 1

Costa Rica’s Turrialba volcano offered a fantastic show both fascinating and frightening. It’s last eruption has been captured with an infrared camera by the Volcanological and Seismological Observatory of Costa Rica (OVSICORI). Read More

AGC 198691 Galaxy Provide A Glimpse of Early Universe’ Conditions

May 13, 2016 | 1

AGC 198691, a dwarf blue galaxy, located in the nearby neighborhood provide some of the best links to the conditions present in the infant universe, astronomers says. Read More

[Info and Images] The Crab Pulsar And Its Nebula

May 12, 2016 | 4

The Crab Pulsar was born with supernova explosion which was widely observed on Earth in the year 1054. The Crab Nebula is located 6,500-light-years away from us in the direction of Constellation Taurus. Read More

Kepler have Found 1284 Alien Planets, 9 In the Habitable Zone

May 11, 2016 |

On Tuesday evening, NASA held an extraordinary press conference announcing Kepler’ last results on exoplanets research: amazingly, the number of known alien planets has just gone up by more than 60%. Read More

A Nearby Supernovae Stripped Mars Atmosphere

May 8, 2016 |

Today’ Mars is very cold, very dry and very inhospitable, practically a dead place but this wasn’t always the case, things were very different in the ancient past. Read More

TRAPPIST-1 Exoplanets are most Probably Inhospitable

May 7, 2016 | 5

Last week, scientists announced the discovery of a remarkable three potential habitable exoplanets orbiting around the ultracool dwarf star TRAPPIST-1, an alien planetary system just 40 light-years away from us. Read More

Rare Astronomical Events: Transit of Mercury on May 9

May 6, 2016 | 1

A rare and amazing astronomical event is set to take place Monday, May 9th. Mercury, the smallest planet in the solar system, will pass directly between the Sun and Earth, and thus it will partially eclipse the sun. This event is called the transit of Mercury and it is the biggest and rarest astronomical events of 2016 — only happens 14 times in 100 years. Read More

Meet HAT-P-11b A Neptune Like World with Extreme Weather

May 5, 2016 |

Weather here on Earth can be really nasty, but on distant worlds, the atmospheric conditions can be extreme, far beyond anything we saw or imagine. Here’s why you should not go to HAT-P-11b. Read More

Nearby Three Earth Like Planets Discovered

May 4, 2016 | 2

Our biggest challenge is to find potential life-bearing worlds among the stars. Discovering a planet that are not just Earth-sized, but truly Earth-like will mark a milestone in astronomy and beyond. Read More


Black knight: An Alien Satellite Orbiting Earth?

May 3, 2016 | 2

Legend has it that there is a mysterious, ancient dark object orbiting Earth for quite some time now. Its origin and purpose are incomprehensible, named the Black Knight this 13K years old subtle satellite has supposedly been transmitting signs towards the Earth for over 50 years now. Read More

IC 1101: The Largest Galaxy In the Known Universe

May 2, 2016 | 2

There are about 100 billion to 200 billion galaxies in the observable universe. For roughly 13 billion years they’ve swarmed around each other, colliding and merging, undergoing rapid star formation and suffering periods of drought, where no new stars are born. Read More

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