Cosmic cannibalism as dead star eats up planets around it

Cosmic cannibalism as dead star eats up planets around it

The Sun is the source of all energy in our solar system, but what happens when this star dies — havoc. Astronomers have observed a similar development in deep space as a dead star leads to cosmic cannibalism in its own planetary system. The dead star is siphoning off debris from both the system’s inner … Read more

Researchers discover new ‘stellar systems’ of blue stars

Researchers discover new ‘stellar systems’ of blue stars

A new class of stellar systems has been identified, they’re not quite galaxies and only exist in isolation, according to the researchers at University of Arizona. The new stellar systems contain only young, blue stars, which are distributed in an irregular pattern and seem to exist in surprising isolation from any potential parent galaxy. Also … Read more

Researchers discover new ‘stellar systems’ of blue stars

Researchers discover new ‘stellar systems’ of blue stars

A new class of stellar systems has been identified, they’re not quite galaxies and only exist in isolation, according to the researchers at University of Arizona. The new stellar systems contain only young, blue stars, which are distributed in an irregular pattern and seem to exist in surprising isolation from any potential parent galaxy. Also … Read more

What Happens When You Wring A Wet Towel In Space? Viral Video Reveals

What Happens When You Wring A Wet Towel In Space?  Viral Video Reveals

The clip features Mr Hadfield wringing a towel in space. New Delhi: Space and its myriad secrets have always fascinated mankind. Now, thanks to technology, it has become easier to understand and experience several of its facets. A case in point is a video shared by astronaut Chris Hadfield of The Canadian Space Agency featuring … Read more

An Astronaut Wrings Out A Wet Towel In Space. This Is What Happened Next

What Happens When You Wring A Wet Towel In Space?  Viral Video Reveals

The clip features Mr Hadfield wringing a towel in space. New Delhi: Space and its myriad secrets have always fascinated mankind. Now, thanks to technology, it has become easier to understand and experience several of its facets. A case in point is a video shared by astronaut Chris Hadfield of The Canadian Space Agency featuring … Read more

Asteroid Three Times the Size of a Blue Whale to Make a Close Approach Past Earth on June 6: NASA

Asteroid Three Times the Size of a Blue Whale to Make a Close Approach Past Earth on June 6: NASA

asteroid 2021 GT2 has been projected to safely fly by Earth’s orbit at a speed of 16,000 miles per hour (26,000 kilometers per hour) on Monday, June 6, according to the National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA). The space rock has an estimated size ranging between 121 and 272 feet wide, comparable to triple the … Read more

5 planets to align in order in the in June; here is how to spot them

5 planets to align in order in the in June;  here is how to spot them

Stargazers across the world will be able to witness a rare celestial treat through the month of June, according to Sky & Telescope. Just before the sun rises, five planets will align in the night sky in a rare conjunction. Mercury, Venus, Mars Jupiter and Saturn will stretch across the sky from low in the … Read more

Scientists find ‘black widow’ pulsar that’s eating a star

Scientists find ‘black widow’ pulsar that’s eating a star

There are many strange things in the Universe. From galaxies to black holes and whatnot. But pulsars are perhaps the most interesting. Pulsars from dead stars. And black widow pulsars are still an interesting sub-category. Pulsars have high magnetism and they spin around themselves very very rapidly. In addition to this they emit powerful beams … Read more

Fascinating fact: Giant Moon of Saturn has an Earth-like landscape

Fascinating fact: Giant Moon of Saturn has an Earth-like landscape

Scientists are enthusiastic about establishing colonies on Mars, but is that a good idea? There have been claims and counterclaims over the possibility of living on Mars. Experts have noted that it’s a planet where you cannot breathe. The idea to find a place more Earth-like in the solar system is quite unreal, but not … Read more

What’s that giant black spot on Jupiter?

What’s that giant black spot on Jupiter?

Space is full of mysteries. There is always something unusual lurking out in the deep depths of the mysterious space. With the advancement in technology, space agencies across the world unravel mysteries and theories. The National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA) keeps sharing images and pieces of information to reveal various aspects of space. Recently, … Read more