Astronomy, Exoplanets, Technology
11 Nov , 2016 by Evan Gough
A new instrument that took five years to build allows astronomers to capture and analyze the light reflecting off distant exoplanets.
Asteroids, Astronomy, NASA
2 Nov , 2016 by Evan Gough
NASA’s Scout Program for the early detection of asteroids passed it’s first test, giving us 5 days notice of 2016 UR36’s close encounter with Earth.
Astronomy, Jupiter, Venus
20 Oct , 2016 by Evan Gough
Don’t bother stocking up on candles. There won’t be 15 days of darkness in November.
Astronomy, Solar Astronomy, Stars
19 Oct , 2016 by Evan Gough
Astronomers have found 234 stars that are acting suspiciously like signals sent by extra-terrestrials.
Astronomy, Kuiper Belt, News, Solar System
13 Sep , 2016 by Evan Gough
A new study probes the circum-stellar disks structures (CDSs) around 3 Sun-like stars to try to better understand the structure of these rings.
Astronomy, galaxies, milky way, News
8 Sep , 2016 by Evan Gough
A new study of the Milky Way galaxy reveals the ages of different parts of the galaxy, and tells the story of the Milky Way’s formation and evolution.
Astronomy, Black Holes, milky way, News
30 Aug , 2016 by Evan Gough
Astrophysicists looking for the Milky Way’s missing matter have found that our black hole was very active only 6 million years ago.
Astronomy, Dwarf Planets, News, Solar System
11 Jul , 2016 by Evan Gough
A dwarf planet has been discovered beyond Neptune. It’s about 700 km in size, and its orbit takes it 120 times further from the Sun than the Earth is.
Earth, News, Science, sun
21 Jun , 2016 by Evan Gough
A transient third Van Allen belt was first observed in 2013, and new research explains how it was formed.
Astronomy, History, News
10 Jun , 2016 by Evan Gough
A decade of high-tech scanning has confirmed that the Antikythera Mechanism is an ancient astronomical computer.
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