Most Unusual Structures in the Universe

Most Unusual Structures in the Universe

Most of our universe is incomprehensible, even to the most knowledgeable individuals. It is ever-expanding and has a diameter of about 93 billion light-years. Although it homes all kinds of strange things, the following are the most unusual structures in our universe. Eridanus Supervoid According to an estimate, about 99% of the universe seems to…

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Scientists Found Flashes of Light from Colliding Black Holes

Scientists Found Flashes of Light from Colliding Black Holes

Astronomers detected a potential gravitational-wave signature that may have helped them discover possible light from colliding black holes.   The name itself suggests that ‘Black Holes’ are not supposed to produce any light. Ever since the discovery of the invisible phenomenon, this is exactly what we knew until last month. According to a recent study,…

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6 Crazy Moments Involving Comets

6 Crazy Moments Involving Comets

Comets are much more than some dirty snowballs. After all, a mere snowball can’t leave a 150-kilometer-wide dent in our planet. In addition to planets, comets also crash into meteoroids and each other. Several comets predate our solar system, and it is believed that life on Earth might not have existed without them. The following…

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Starlink Satellites are Stifling the Best Chance to Find Planet 9

Starlink Satellites are Stifling the Best Chance to Find Planet 9

The discoveries anticipated from Rubin Observatory could be affected by the internet constellation of Elon Musk’s Starlink Satellites. Astronomers believe that a new telescope (at the Rubin Observatory in Chile) CAN get a glimpse of the ‘Planet 9’. It is predicted that this hypothetical world is present somewhere in the outskirts of our Solar System.…

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Amazing Facts about Asteroid Mining

Amazing Facts about Asteroid Mining

Asteroid mining was nothing but science fiction until it became a reality, a decade ago. Asteroids are the materials left over after the formation of the Solar System. During the formation of Earth, all the heavier metals were pulled towards the core of the planet. Consequently, the crust was depleted of most of the heavier…

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SpaceX Successfully Launches NASA Astronauts into Orbit

SpaceX Successfully Launches NASA Astronauts into Orbit

On the 30th of May, astronauts Robert Behnken and Douglas Hurley were launched into the orbit by SpaceX. 2020 marks the new era of human spaceflight. The Apollo missions from half a century ago provided us with a realistic opportunity to reach Mars by 1980s. However, this dream could not be fulfilled due to political…

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Skywatchers can See Strawberry Moon on Friday

Skywatchers can See Strawberry Moon on Friday

The Strawberry Moon on Friday will also showcase a partial penumbral lunar eclipse that will make the moon appear dark and silvery. The next full moon, called the strawberry moon, will light up the sky on the 5th of June. The moon will reach peak illumination at 3:12 P.M (Eastern Time), but it will not…

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15 Best Space Images Ever

15 Best Space Images Ever

In the last 60 years, many space missions have explored our atmosphere and the planetary neighbors in our Solar System. Similarly, different space telescopes, like the Hubble, have been used to capture the amazing happenings of interstellar space. All these missions have provided us with wonderful space images and some of the best among them…

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30 Years of Hubble Space Telescope

30 Years of Hubble Space Telescope

NASA celebrated the 30th birthday of HST by releasing another gem of an image from interstellar space. During the 1960s, NASA began planning for a space telescope that could take clearer pictures of the universe. After nearly 3 decades of efforts, the Hubble Space Telescope was deployed into Earth’s orbit on 24th April 1990. The…

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6 Astronomical Events that you should see in May 2020

6 Astronomical Events that you should see in May 2020

May is one of the best months for stargazing if you are in the Northern Hemisphere of the world. The transition of weather clears up the sky and you can enjoy many astronomical events. This is the reason why several star parties and astronomy meetups are arranged during this time. Unfortunately, most of these gatherings…

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The Biggest Questions About Dark Matter

The Biggest Questions About Dark Matter

The familiar material of the universe, known as baryonic matter, is composed of protons, neutrons, and electrons. On the other hand, dark matter may be made of baryonic or non-baryonic matter. To hold the elements of the universe together, it must make up approximately 80% percent of the universe. Regular matter pulls things towards itself…

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6 Epic Discoveries You Probably Missed in 2019

6 Epic Discoveries You Probably Missed in 2019

2019 was a great year for science. There were numerous discoveries on our planet as well as in space.  The headline of 2019 came from space when the first successful image of a black hole was captured. The following are some other epic discoveries of 2019 that may surprise you! The Plasma Shield that Guards…

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The Benefits of Coronavirus to the Planet

The Benefits of Coronavirus to the Planet

In contrast to all the chaos and misery, we have found a beneficiary of the Coronavirus, the Earth. The world is ablaze with Coronavirus and everybody is scared because many people have fallen to this global pandemic. Businesses have been closed, streets are deserted, and people are adopting social distancing faster than ever. In contrast…

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All You Need to Know About the Coronavirus

All You Need to Know About the Coronavirus

Although it can be lethal, the recovery from Coronavirus is very much possible if you have a healthy immune system. A novel Coronavirus is a group of viruses that can infect mammals and birds. For humans, it can cause respiratory tract infections, many of which can be treated with over-the-counter medications. COVID-19 (Coronavirus Disease 2019)…

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Voyager 2 is Live Again in Interstellar Space

Voyager 2 is Live Again in Interstellar Space

After recovering from a small glitch, Voyager 2 has, once again, resumed the exploration of its interstellar surroundings. The Voyager 2 turned off its science instruments on 25th January 2020 after missing a critical spin maneuver. This quick spin was needed to calibrate an instrument on the space probe. The failure meant that two power-hungry…

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Fascinating Histories of Successful Products

Fascinating Histories of Successful Products

It is hard to imagine a life without the things that we use every day. There are a number of successful products that have become a part and parcel of our lives (over the years). Interestingly, some of them offer amazing background stories. Here are the reasons why some of these successful products were created.…

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Unexpected Accusations on the Moon

Unexpected Accusations on the Moon

The moon has always been blamed for the incidents that are beyond the understanding of humans. Most of these unexpected accusations are absurd because there isn’t any logical evidence to support such claims. In some cases, future investigations did reveal that these allegations were actually correct. Irrespective of the authenticity of blames, the following are…

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Smallest Gadgets of Their Kind in the World

Smallest Gadgets of Their Kind in the World

“Small is beautiful.” This phrase is the best and most concise way of describing the beauty of small things. Irrespective of their usage, the majority of the smallest gadgets in the world are extremely attractive. Ranging from a personal computer to an artificial heart, a few of these extraordinary creations are discussed below. Artificial Heart…

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5 Richest Children in the World

5 Richest Children in the World

Most of us were probably playing in the dirt as children. However, some children born in extremely wealthy families had a totally different life. From singers and actors to prince and princesses, here’s a list of the richest children in the world. Princess Charlotte (5 Billion) Princess Charlotte is the middle child of Prince William…

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5 Geographical Misconceptions about the World

5 Geographical Misconceptions about the World

Our basic geographical knowledge is the same as everyone around us. However, it is true that our perception of the world map is rife with inaccuracies. We do not even bother to correct them because they don’t affect us directly. Let’s take a look at five geographical misconceptions that you probably didn’t know of. Australia…

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4 Lesser-known Space Discoveries of 2019

4 Lesser-known Space Discoveries of 2019

2019 has been an excellent year for space discoveries as we gathered unimaginable cosmic facts about the universe. A few of these achievements, like the image of a black hole, got a lot of limelight. On the other hand, there are some space discoveries of 2019 that didn’t get their due share of appreciation. In…

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These Foodborne Illnesses can be Horrifying

These Foodborne Illnesses can be Horrifying

Outbreaks caused by foodborne illnesses happen all the time. These usually have subtle symptoms that are often mistaken for tiredness or stress. However, if left unchecked, these illnesses can transform into a widespread problem. For this reason, it is important to be concerned about parasites and pathogenic bacteria in your meal. Let’s take a look…

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Innocent Games can Lead to Unimaginable Results

Innocent Games can Lead to Unimaginable Results

Competition has always been a central component of humans since the start of civilization. A little friendly competition never hurts but sometimes it does spiral out of control. The following is a list of some innocent games that ended up with unexpected, and violent results. Stabbed Over a Virtual Sword The world of online gaming…

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American Inventions that aren’t American

American Inventions that aren’t American

The United States has the highest GDP in the world. This is the biggest reason why most modern inventions are coming from there. Interestingly, some of these American inventions were actually made outside the borders of the US. Capitalism based-systems are driven by innovations, even if the reasons for the innovations are not the purest.…

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Worst Times to be Alive in Human History

Worst Times to be Alive in Human History

Nowadays, the vast majority of us have relatively quiet and peaceful lives. Though some still live in tumultuous regions, most would be unable to imagine the hellscapes witnessed by our ancestors. The list of times (from human history) that can be classified as the worst ever is virtually inexhaustible. Some of the most horrible of…

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Unsolved Mysteries of the World

Unsolved Mysteries of the World

Many events and situations are inexplicable. Despite all the scientific research and technology at our disposal, we do encounter such scenarios sometimes. Some of these unsolved mysteries that continue to defy explanation and logic are discussed below. A Village of Dwarfs Yangsi is a small village in the Sichuan Province of China that has about…

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Humans could still be Conscious after Death

Humans could still be Conscious after Death

According to a study, called AWARE, human consciousness keeps working (for some time) after clinical death. Regardless of the means of death, the ultimate cause is generally cardiac arrest. A drop in blood pressure compromises the heart’s ability to keep pumping. The flagging blood supply causes key processes such as respiration and neural activity to…

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Fascinating Time-relevant Stories from Human History

Fascinating Time-relevant Stories from Human History

Throughout human history, many time-relevant stories have emerged to the scene. In different parts of the world, certain hours of the day are considered optimal for satisfaction, entertainment, and peace of mind. Some of these time-relevant stories originated centuries ago while others are much more recent. Let’s have a look at the most fascinating ones.…

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