gravity waves

Astronomers Figure Out How to use Gravitational Lensing to Measure the Mass of White Dwarfs

An international team of scientists has found a way to use white dwarf stars as gravitational lenses, which will allow…

4 years ago

Are Aliens Communicating with Neutrino Beams?

In a new article, Dr. Morris Jones of METI International proposed expanding our search for evidence of intelligent life by…

5 years ago

How We Know Gravity is Not (Just) a Force

When  we think of gravity, we typically think of it as a force between masses.  When you step on a…

8 years ago

Weird Gravity Waves Pulse From a Tropical Cyclone

Last Monday, May 13, the Suomi NPP satellite captured a fascinating image of Tropical Cyclone Mahasen as it moved northeast…

9 years ago

Extreme Telescopes: Unique Observatories Around the World

In 1888, astronomer Simon Newcomb uttered now infamous words, stating that “We are probably nearing the limit of all we…

9 years ago

Pulsar Jackpot Scours Old Data for New Discoveries

Chalk another one up for Citizen Science.  Earlier this month, researchers announced the discovery of 24 new pulsars. To date,…

9 years ago