doppler effect

Astronomers can use Pulsars to Measure Tiny Changes of Acceleration Within the Milky Way, Scanning Internally for Dark Matter and Dark Energy

Dark matter within our galaxy is difficult to map, but a team of astronomers has used pulsars to measure its…

2 years ago

What Would a Camera on a Breakthrough Starshot Spacecraft See if it’s Going at High Velocity?

In a recent study, a pair of astrophysicists suggest that Breakthrough Starshot could also test Einstein's Theory of Special Relativity…

4 years ago

What is the Radial Velocity Method?

The Radial Velocity (aka. Doppler Spectroscopy) Method relies on measurements of a planet's "wobble" to determine the presence of one…

5 years ago

Do Stars Move? Tracking Their Movements Across the Sky

The stars look static in the sky, but are they moving? How fast, and how do we know? What events…

6 years ago

Big Bang Theory: Evolution of Our Universe

The Big Bang Theory explains how the Universe has evolved over last 13.8 billion years, starting from a singularity to…

7 years ago

Podcast: Dopler Effect

You know how a police siren changes sound when it passes by you? That's the doppler effect. It works for…

13 years ago