Astrology vs Astronomy

Astrology vs Astronomy

Although astrology and astronomy are two very different fields of study, they are often confused due to similar names. It’s not surprising at all because these two concepts were inseparable, only a few short centuries ago. Cultures across the world have always been fascinated by the stars and their patterns. Humanity has always wondered why…

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Planetary Alignment – What You Should Know?

Planetary Alignment – What You Should Know?

Knowing where the planets are is of great importance to a few different kinds of people. For instance, those interested in astrology use the locations of planets to determine the happenings of their future. On the other hand, astronomers need this information to easily find the desired celestial body in the sky. Last but not…

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4 Facts You Didn’t Know About Jupiter

4 Facts You Didn’t Know About Jupiter

Jupiter is the fifth planet from the Sun in our Solar System and by far the largest. It is composed mostly of gas and is about 2.5 times as massive as all the other planets combined. Therefore, it’s NOT surprising at all to see it make the category of planets, called the “gas giants”. Jupiter…

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Most Powerful Scenes of Cosmic Destruction

Most Powerful Scenes of Cosmic Destruction

Mind-blowing Incidents of Cosmic Destruction A Cosmic Traffic Accident Stars Vaporizing Their Planets A Black Hole that Devours the Equivalent of a Star Black Holes That Bite More Than They Can Chew Millions Of Stars Birthed Violently Due To Galactic Collision

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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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. “The astronomy community was not prepared for this, and certainly not funded for it.” What are Starlink Satellites? Internet from Space Impact of Starlink Satellites on Astronomy Starlink Satellites and Rubin Observatory 7th Magnitude

Amazing Facts about Asteroid Mining

Amazing Facts about Asteroid Mining

Limited Resources of Earth Estimated Financial Worth of Asteroid Mining Methods and Equipment for Asteroid Mining A Strain on International Relations A Possible Solution to Climate Change

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 Moon appear full for about 3 days around this time, from early Thursday morning to early Sunday morning.” Penumbral Lunar Eclipse Why is it called the Strawberry Moon? “The name comes from…

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15 Best Space Images Ever

15 Best Space Images Ever

The Sword of Orion Earth and the Moon Pillars of Creation Southern Crab Nebula The Ring Nebula ISS Solar Transit Veiled Titan Blue Sunset on Mars Historical Spacewalk Rose of Galaxies The Caterpillar Ghost of Cassiopeia Tapestry of Blazing Starbirth Sombrero Galaxy Butterfly Nebula

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. Historical Background of Hubble Space Telescope Hubble is named after an American astronomer, Edwin P. Hubble. He made important discoveries in the early 1900s and is often called the “Pioneer of the Distant Stars”. He was the one…

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Asteroid 1998 OR2 will Fly by Earth on 29th April

Asteroid 1998 OR2 will Fly by Earth on 29th April

Although it is expected to be a safe flyby, asteroid 1998 OR2 will come within 4 million miles of Earth. Historical Background of Asteroid 1998 OR2 Why is this Asteroid “Potentially Dangerous”? Trajectory and Other Visits of Asteroid 1998 OR2 How Can We See this Huge Asteroid?

6 Epic Discoveries You Probably Missed in 2019

6 Epic Discoveries You Probably Missed in 2019

The Plasma Shield that Guards Us It Snows on Mars Mars is probably the only planet fully inhabited by robots so far. Despite that, there’s still a whole lot we don’t know about the Red Planet. According to the simulations, the summertime snow on Mars happens in bursts that can last for several hours. These…

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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. Pollution “This is the first time I have seen such a dramatic drop-off over such a wide area for a specific event. I am not surprised because many cities nationwide have taken measures to minimize the spread…

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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. Origin of COVID-19 How is COVID-19 Transmitted? Detection of Coronavirus Symptoms Fever Headache Cough Shortness of Breath Having these symptoms does not mean that you are necessarily infected with Coronavirus. This is because the possibility…

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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. “Mission operators report that Voyager 2 continues to be stable and that communications between Earth and the spacecraft are good. The spacecraft has resumed taking science data, and the science teams are now evaluating the health of…

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5 Richest Children in the World

5 Richest Children in the World

Princess Charlotte (5 Billion) Prince George Alexander Louis (3.4 Billion) Moulay Hassan (102 Million) Knox & Vivienne Jolie Pitt (67.5 Million) Dannielynn Hope Marshall Birkhead (59 Million)

4 Lesser-known Space Discoveries of 2019

4 Lesser-known Space Discoveries of 2019

New King of Moons LightSail 2 (Solar Sail) Wine Can Prevent Muscle Loss in Space Spending a few weeks in space can cause some serious damage (due to weightlessness) to the muscle mass of astronauts. Considering the extended duration of future space missions, it is necessary to find a viable solution to this problem. In…

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