26 Jun , 2018 by Matt Williams
In a recent study, a team of international astronomers used the gravitational lensing technique to study the most distant individual star ever observed.
Thanks to a recent study by an international team of scientists, the remaining missing normal matter of the Universe may finally have been found!
Astronomy, Jupiter, Mercury, Observing, Pluto, Skywatching
26 Jun , 2018 by David Dickinson
Missed the planets in the dusk sky in early 2018? This summer’s astronomical blockbuster sees the return of all the classical naked eye planets in the dusk sky, in a big way.
24 Jun , 2018 by Matt Williams
A recent paper by Harvest professor Dr. Abraham Loeb takes another look at an issue he has been addressing for years, which is how humanity might survive the accelerating expansion of the Universe.
Astronomy, Extraterrestrial, SETI
20 Jun , 2018 by Matt Williams
In a new study, an astrophysicist proposed how an advanced civilization might survive the inevitable expansion of the Universe, and how me might search for them.
Astronomy, Black Holes, Habitability
15 Jun , 2018 by Matt Williams
Physicist Dr. Sean Raymond recently created a hypothetical system where 550 planets and 9 Suns orbit around a central black hole, with fascinating results!
Astronomy, Extrasolar Planets
14 Jun , 2018 by Matt Williams
In a series of new studies, a pair of French researchers tackle the question of how many people would need to be sent on an interstellar journey to ensure that a healthy crew arrives.
Astronomy, Extrasolar Planets, Extraterrestrial
13 Jun , 2018 by Matt Williams
In a new study, astrophysicist Hector Socas-Navarro proposes searching for aliens by looking for signs of dense satellite rings around planets – aka. Clarke Belts.
Astronomy, milky way
10 Jun , 2018 by Matt Williams
Using 12 years of data from the W.M. Keck Observatory, a team of astronomers discovered mystery objects near the center of the galaxy that could be “puffy” stars
Astronomy, Extrasolar Planets, Habitability
7 Jun , 2018 by Matt Williams
Using over a decade of data collected by the Chandra X-ray observatory, a new study indicates that the Alpha Centauri system could be hospitable to life.
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