Two suns? No, it’s a supernova drawn 6,000 years ago, say scientists

January 12, 2018

Indian researchers say etches found in Kashmir may be the oldest depiction of a croaking starring ever discovered For decades, stone carvings unearthed in the Himalayan territory of Kashmir were is considered to represent a hunting scene. But the presence of two celestial objects in the attractions has aroused the interest of a group of Indian astronomers. They have proposed another philosophy. Harmonizing to a study published in the Indian…


Why we keep scanning the skies for signs of alien intelligence

December 24, 2017

The search for alien life persists, but how near are we to procuring life on other planets and will we ever answer the question are we alone? In less than an hour, the decision was cleared. It was 2 December and Avi Loeb, an astronomy prof at Harvard, was with Yuri Milner, the Russian billionaire and the founding fathers of Breakthrough Listen, a ‘Oumuamua. The firstly known visitor from another…


Nasa find first alien solar system with as many planets as our own

December 18, 2017

Kepler scientists team up with Google AI consultants to identify eighth planet orbiting distant star Scientists on Nasa’s Kepler mission have recognise an eighth planet around a distant star, stimulating it the first alien solar system known to host as many planets as our own. The newfound world orbits a hotshot worded Kepler 90 which is larger and hotter than the daylight and lies 2,500 light years from Globe in…


Geminid meteor shower peaks tonight here’s how to see it

December 15, 2017

Make sure Star Wars isnt the only astronomical contest you see tonight. The radiant Geminid meteor shower contacts its heyday in the early hours of Thursday morning The latest section of happens in a galaxy far, far gone isn’t the only occasion usefulnes standing up late for tonight in the UK. Just as cinema goers are pouring out of the midnight charts and rules. But the Geminids are for everyone….


Astronomers discover a giant world but is it a planet?

November 11, 2017

A recently-discovered beings world lies right on the border between being a whiz and a planet and who are able to respond to some big questions ‘When is a planet not a planet ?’ is a lot more than the beginning of a poor gag at a drunken astronomers’ Christmas party( but we laughed nonetheless ). It is actually a serious question that pieces to the heart of our ignorance…


New frontier for science as astronomers witness neutron stars colliding

October 18, 2017

Extraordinary event has been visualized for the first time, in both gravitational curves and light culminating decades-old ponder about where gold comes from The collision of a duet of neutron virtuosoes, stigmatized by ripplings through the fabric of space-time and a flash brighter than a billion sunlights, has been witnessed for the first time in the most intensely mentioned astronomical incident to date. The amazing sequence, in which the two…


David Bowie: astronomers give the Starman his own constellation

August 16, 2017

Scientists have cross-file a constellation mold like a lightning bolt in honor of David Bowie and his out-of-this-world talent David Bowie has been given his own constellation, consisting of seven stellars that glow in the shape of the lightning bolt. Belgian astronomers announced the registration of the constellation, which appropriately sits in the vicinity of Mars, Bowie, who applied the universe as a key inspiration throughout his job. Bowie first…


Great solar eclipse countdown under way

August 14, 2017

Starwatch How to enjoy the full eclipse experience on 21 August, during the first total solar eclipse to cross the USA from coast to coast since 1918 The countdown to the Great American Eclipse on 21 August is entering its final week as eclipse-watchers are completing their plans for the first total solar eclipse to cross the USA from coast to coast since 1918. Millions live in the path of…