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Astronomy

Osho in Rajneeshpuram

“My suggestion is that a black hole is like a door: from one side it is a black door, a black hole – things go into it and disappear into nothingness,” says Osho.

Chart of Moon's path

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 Eastern Europe this month, writes Anthony Watts.

Gamma Ray burst illustration

A star 8,000 light years from Earth is on the verge of a huge supernova explosion, which could produce the Milky Way’s first gamma-ray explosion, a dangerous and extremely energetic event. Published on SOTT and RT on November 21, 2018.

Hyperion

Scientists recently uncovered the largest known structure of the ancient universe, writes Doris Elin Salazarin space.com. Published on October 17, 2018.

Blood Moon

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 eclipse on the same day will bring about a spectacular event for stargazers.

Eclipse 2017 RP Feat

The Great American Eclipse will take place on Monday, August 21, 2017, which has already been widely marked as an auspicious day. Incidentally, the path of this eclipse will pass right over Rajneeshpuram. Arjuna explains his take on it.

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. Published on BBC on August 2, 2017.

Trappist-1

After the first excitement about NASA’s revelation of the discovery of 7 new planets, a second out-of-this-world announcement (pun intended) informed us about radio signals having been received from said planets. The Waterford News published an exclusive first lowdown on February 23, 2017.

once-in-a-blue-moon

A supermoon will appear in the night’s sky (December 13 into December 14, 2016). In case you cannot see it, here’s one that was captured on video last year in Australia.

Remnant Star gone Supernova

Article 48: It may take a couple of ‘months’, but Africa’s collision with Eurasia will close the Mediterranean Basin and create a mountain range, similar to the Himalayas, and all the continents on Earth will fuse into a new supercontinent.

Space robot

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. Published in Russia Today on May 17, 2016

Planets aligned

Mercury, Venus, Saturn, Mars and Jupiter will all be visible from Earth when they appear in a diagonal row before dawn on January 20th, writes Lee Moran in The Huffington Post.

Pleiades

The high visibility of the star cluster Pleiades in the night sky has guaranteed it a special place in many cultures, both ancient and modern.

Lunar Eclipse Feat.

A total lunar eclipse will be visible from several locations on Earth, depending on which time zone people live in.