Archive for Astronomy
A new map of the night sky charts hundreds of thousands of previously unknown galaxies discovered by using a telescope that can detect light sources optical instruments cannot see. [...]
An ultraviolet telescope installed on the Russian satellite Lomonosov registered light 'explosions' in our planet's atmosphere. Published by SOTT and Sputnik on February 11, 2019. [...]
Sunday, January 20 - The first of three supermoons this year, the "supermoon bloodmoon lunar eclipse" is coming to North and South America, as well as to the UK and parts of [...]
In addition to the unique sighting of a much larger looking Mars that has been building up this month and will be in opposition to the Sun on July 27th, the Blood Moon and the [...]
Stargazers are in for a treat come July! Mars' orbit will be closer to Earth than it has in more than ten years, in what is called a perihelic opposition.
The Moon will put on quite the show at the end of the month, as a very rare, "super blue blood moon" will appear in the skies. Published in RT and SOTT on January 22, 2018.
Traveling above Jupiter at more than 130,000 miles per hour, NASA's $1 billion Juno probe took its ninth set of stunning flyby images on October 24, 2017. Published at Sci-Tech [...]
From the northern lights to noctilucent clouds, the range of subjects in this year's competition covers all things astronomical. Here is a selection of the shortlisted images. [...]
The light from a 1800 year old star collision will arrive to be seen from Earth in 2022, writes Sarah Knapton in The Telegraph, UK. Published on January 7, 2016.
Huge non-stop lightshow dwarfs the Earth’s transient polar displays, say Nasa scientists, as they carry out project to observe effects of solars winds. Published in The Guardian [...]
In a recently published study, empirical evidence shows the likelihood of humans being the only intelligent life form in the history of the universe as ten-billion-trillion to one. [...]
The folks at ScienceAlert represent this rare event in a more humorous light than citing pure scientific facts that we usually get. Read on about what you ought to know!
February 11, 2015 marked five years in space for NASA's Solar Dynamics Observatory, which provides incredibly detailed images of the whole sun 24 hours a day.
The recent sun flare activities – predicted to be at their highest level until next year – not only result in beautiful colored northern lights but have decidedly a strong [...]
As reported by Andrew Fazekas in National Geographic News, for the first time particles of ‘alien’ origin were gathered by the IBEX probe, originating from interstellar space [...]