Archive of 2016 February

26Feb2016

The Biggest Thing In The Universe Shouldn’t Exist At All

Astronomers used to think that it was just a "filament" of galaxies. Latest research proposes this structure is not just bigger but its apparent massive size has astronomers scratching their heads. (more…)

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25Feb2016

‘Weird Music’ From Apollo 10’s Dark Side Of The Moon Flight

  Sorry, Pink Floyd, you no longer hold the sole claim to sounds from the dark side. In an upcoming episode of the Science Channel's NASA's Unexplained Files things get weird. (more…)

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24Feb2016

Five-Dimensional Black Hole Could ‘Break’ General Relativity

Researchers have shown how a bizarrely shaped black hole could cause Einstein’s general theory of relativity, a foundation of modern physics for 100 years, to break down. (more…)

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24Feb2016

Photo Of Biggest Back Hole Ever Discovered

NASA has released a new photo showing an enormous black hole in a galaxy far, far away. The galaxy, wonderfully named NGC 4889, is one of several in the Coma Cluster about 300 million light years away. (more…)

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24Feb2016

Dave’s Trip Eclipses Them All

A total eclipse of the Sun is arguably nature's most spectacular and awe-inspiring phenomenon and people who have seen them want to see more, some travelling overseas for the event. (more…)

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22Feb2016

Smart Phone Camera Adapter for 1.25″ Eyepieces

Have you ever tried to take a picture of the Moon, Saturn, Jupiter, or another object with your Smartphone by holding it up to the eyepiece? Most often, the image is blurry. (more…)

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20Feb2016

1 in 4 Americans think The Sun Orbits the Earth

In 2014, we wrote an article about a study which found that 1/4 of Americans do not know whether the Sun revolves around the Earth or the Earth revolves around the Sun. (more…)

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19Feb2016

4 NASA Women Training To Become First To Walk On Mars.

Astronauts look up to the stars and say, "I want to go there." Not metaphorically either, like a grandparent or graduation speaker might imply. They literally want to go up there and look around. (more…)

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18Feb2016

New Study Suggests We’re Approaching The “Big Crunch”

One theory for dark energy suggests the universe may not expand forever, but instead collapse in a “big crunch,” after which time ceases to exist.A grim thouht but a real possibility. (more…)

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18Feb2016

Five Things That Happen To Your Body In Space

Tim Peake is the first official British astronaut to walk in space. The former Army Air Corps officer has spent over a month in space,the first real, British born astronaut to ever do so. (more…)

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18Feb2016

Carl Sagan Explaining The Drake Equation

  Professor Frank Drake offered an equation that assist in evaluating the number of noticeable extraterrestrial civilizations in the Milky Way galaxy. Carl Sagan puts it in perspective. (more…)

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18Feb2016

The Most Powerful Explosion Ever Seen

Records are made to be broken, as the expression goes, but rarely are records left so thoroughly in the dust. Stunned astronomers have witnessed an absolutely massive cosmic explosion. (more…)

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17Feb2016

Sun In Incredible High Definition Video

NASA video shows the sun in incredible high definition. NASA has released a pulsating time-lapse video of the sun made up from images taken every 12 seconds over a six-year period. (more…)

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17Feb2016

Astronomer Makes Out Of This World Discovery

A Toowoomba (Australia) astronomer has made an out-of-this-world discovery, one of major proportions and in doing so has placed  the city's scientific credentials well and truly on the map! (more…)

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17Feb2016

China Uproots 9,000 People For Huge E.T. Telescope

China is to relocate more than 9,000 people in the lead-up to the opening of the world’s largest radio telescope later this year – a move that Beijing hopes will boost the global hunt for extraterrestrial life. (more…)

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13Feb2016

Apollo 11 Astronauts Wrote On Moon Ship’s Walls

Apollo 11, the first moon landing mission in July 1969, produced a number of iconic quotes, such as, "The Eagle has landed," and "That's one small step for (a) man, one giant leap for mankind." (more…)

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