Astronomy, Exoplanets, Kepler Mission
8 Mar , 2018 by Matt Williams
A team of astronomers recently discovered a system of three exoplanets that are just 100 light years from Earth, making them ideal for future studies
Asteroids, Astronomy, Comets
7 Feb , 2018 by Matt Williams
According to a new study by a team of Harvard researchers, there could be thousands of interstellar asteroids like ‘Oumuamua in the Solar System, which has implications for the spread of life.
Astronomy, Black Holes
23 Dec , 2017 by Matt Williams
Looking to the center of our galaxy, astronomers noted the presence of a mysterious filament extending from the supermassive black hole located there.
Astronomy, Extrasolar Planets, Extraterrestrial
3 Dec , 2017 by Matt Williams
According to a new study by members of the Harvard Smithsonian Center for Astrophysics, there could be
27 Oct , 2017 by Matt Williams
Thanks to a new study by an international team of astronomers, we now have the tools we need to map the far side of our galaxy.
5 Oct , 2017 by Matt Williams
A team of scientists from the Harvard Smithsonian Center for Astrophysics have proposed a bold idea for protecting Earth against solar flare activity – placing a giant magnetic shield in orbit!
Astronomy, milky way
4 Oct , 2017 by Matt Williams
Researchers from the Harvard Smithsonian Center for Astrophysics have devised a new way to measure the mass of our galaxy – using hypervelocity stars!
Astronomy, Cosmology, Radio Astronomy
21 Sep , 2017 by Matt Williams
A new study by a team of researchers from the CfA argues that a Fast Radio Burst happens with every passing second in the observable Universe
Astronomy, Extrasolar Planets
1 Sep , 2017 by Matt Williams
A new study from the Harvard Smithsonian Center for Astrophysics indicates that UV radiation may be the key to finding life on other planets
Astronomy, Exoplanets, TRAPPIST-1
14 Jul , 2017 by Matt Williams
Two new studies from the Harvard-Smithsonian Center for Astrophysics (CfA) have thrown some cold water on the notion that planets in the TRAPPIST-1 system might be habitable.
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