Universe

Learn What Lies Beyond Our Solar System
May 24, 2017
Galaxy

Learn What Lies Beyond Our Solar System

Our sun is not the only one in the Galaxy. There are at least 100 billion stars beyond our solar system, a spiral galaxy about 100,000 light-years across. Our star along with its planets float around the milky way galaxy. Stars beyond our Solar System are arranged in a pinwheel pattern with four major arms, and we live about...

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New Telescope Just Detected Mysterious Signal From Space
May 24, 2017
Entertainment

New Telescope Just Detected Mysterious Signal From Space

After just four days of observation, the telescope has detected mysterious signal from deep space which has surprised astronomers. Less than a week into its research, the Australian Square Kilometre Array Pathfinder telescope detected radio bursts. The bursts were emanating from the constellation Leo. The strange and rare...

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What is the Origin of the Universe Based on Science?
May 23, 2017
News

What is the Origin of the Universe Based on Science?

The most trusted theory of our universe’s origin centers on a cosmic cataclysm-the big bang. The theory describes how the Universe began and evolved since that time. So, the Big Bang started about 13.7 billion years ago. Since then, the Universe is in a rapid expansion and still evolving. This theory was born from the...

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What is the Cosmic Microwave Background?
May 22, 2017
News

What is the Cosmic Microwave Background?

The Cosmic Microwave Background, or CMB, is a radiation that fills the universe. We can detect it in every direction. So, this radiation started around 400,000 years after the Universe began. That may sound like a long time on human timescales, but it really is the blink of an eye when compared to the age of the Universe. The...

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Hubble Space Telescope Spotted The Most Distant Object In The Universe
May 22, 2017
Galaxy

Hubble Space Telescope Spotted The Most Distant Object In The Universe

Scientists, through the Hubble Space Telescope, have found the most distant object that humans have ever seen. A galaxy, 13.4 billion light-years away, has been spotted by the Hubble Space Telescope. It could lead scientists to question their understanding of the way that the universe evolved. A galaxy of such a size...

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Merging Galaxies Have Enshrouded Black Holes
May 21, 2017
Galaxy

Merging Galaxies Have Enshrouded Black Holes

Stars, gas, and dust can orbit black holes for long periods of time until a major disruption pushes the material in.  Only high-energy X-rays escape telling astronomers about the accreting black holes within. Galaxies combine and their central black holes approach each other. Thus, they push the gas and dust, surrounding it,...

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Hubble’s Successor: NASA’s James Webb Space Telescope
May 21, 2017
Galaxy

Hubble’s Successor: NASA’s James Webb Space Telescope

NASA will launch James Webb Space Telescope in 2021. It will observe the cosmos to uncover the history of the universe from the Big Bang and beyond. James Webb Space Telescope will focus on four main areas: first light in the universe, assembly of galaxies in the early universe, the birth of stars and protoplanetary systems,...

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TRAPPIST-1 and the March of Science
May 20, 2017
News

TRAPPIST-1 and the March of Science

A really remarkable event in science is the discovery of the TRAPPIST-1 exo-planetary system. That’s a good example of how an armada of telescopes can work together to chart new frontiers in the cosmos. Seven Earth-sized planets have been found in resonant orbits around a faint star much smaller than the Sun. The new...

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