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5 Strangest Galaxies in Our Universe

5 Strangest Galaxies in Our Universe

The universe is considered a strange place because of its vast distances and long stretches of time. It has various types of galaxies and each one of them is populated by different celestial bodies. The study of these galaxies helps us to unravel certain mysteries about our universe. However, some of them are so weird…

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Mind-Blowing Possibilities about Black Holes

Mind-Blowing Possibilities about Black Holes

Black holes are among the strangest entities to exist in our universe. These giant monstrosities can do several extraordinary things, like bending time and space. In addition to that, many amazing phenomena are linked to these matter-eating regions. Let’s take a look at a few mind-blowing possibilities about black holes. Black Holes Might Have Hair…

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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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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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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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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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Life Could Exist in Amazing Hypothetical Form

Life Could Exist in Amazing Hypothetical Form

Earth is the only known planet that can harbor life. Generally, it is claimed that the conditions conducive to life are found here alone. However, it is quite possible that extraterrestrial life may be alien to us in the truest sense. The life on exoplanets may have different forms, which thrives in conditions that are…

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Scariest Things of the Universe

Scariest Things of the Universe

Humans tend to get scared of things they are unable to understand. Our universe has always been a top contender in this list. The universe is an ever-expanding entity that dwarfs everything else by its sheer size. While its amazing discoveries have fascinated us for years, it is still filled with many concerning mysteries. Following…

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6 Deadliest Planets in the Universe

6 Deadliest Planets in the Universe

Earth is the only known place (so far) that could harbor life. The location of the planet with respect to its host star is the most important factor to determine its chances of habitability. Alongside extreme temperatures, a handful of other atmospheric conditions also contribute to the ferocity of the following deadliest planets. KELT-9b KELT-9…

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6 Peculiar Stars of our Universe

6 Peculiar Stars of our Universe

Stars are one of the most important celestial bodies of our universe. Generally, they are perceived as massive, circular masses of Hydrogen and Helium but that’s not always the case. Modern technology has enabled humanity to explore far-off regions of space. This allowed astronomers to trace a lot of peculiar stars. The following list comprises…

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Scientists found 18 Earth-sized Exoplanets in Space

Scientists found 18 Earth-sized Exoplanets in Space

Researchers used a new algorithm to draw a more realistic image of the exoplanet population in order to locate Earth-sized exoplanets. Humanity has discovered around 4,000 planets outside our solar system until now and most of them are considerably larger than Earth. According to an estimate, nearly 96% of these exoplanets are comparable with the…

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Top 5 Designs for Interstellar Spaceships

Top 5 Designs for Interstellar Spaceships

Interstellar travel has always been an intriguing concept for scientists. Over the years, they have tried to come up with some interesting ideas for spacecraft propulsion. While some of them are just theoretical, others could pave the way for the perfect interstellar travel system. Let’s take a look at the 5 most interesting designs for…

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7 Outstanding Achievements of Astronomical Technology

7 Outstanding Achievements of Astronomical Technology

The advancement of astronomical technology has enabled humanity to come up with some amazing inventions that were way beyond the imagination of our ancestors. The element of curiosity has urged scientists to explore anything and everything. They dwelled into the limitless vastness of space to find some of the most fascinating facts about our universe.…

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Radio Telescopes could take even Sharper Images of Black Holes

Radio Telescopes could take even Sharper Images of Black Holes

Astronomers believe that radio telescopes in space can take much better images of black holes in the future. Black holes have always attracted a lot of attention, since their discovery in 1916. Recently, astronomers have finally captured the first-ever image of a black hole to put an end to the long-lasting anticipation. The Event Horizon…

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Top 7 Missing Comets of All Time

Top 7 Missing Comets of All Time

The mystery of missing comets has always been a hard nut to crack for the astronomers. Despite their massive size and distinctive tails, some comets are known to simply disappear in open space. Several different theories have been proposed but scientists haven’t been able to figure out a definitive answer for this puzzle. Below is…

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The First Molecular Bond in the Universe has been Found

The First Molecular Bond in the Universe has been Found

Scientists have finally detected the first molecular bond (Helium Hydride) to be ever created in the universe by observing NGC 7027, a planetary nebula. The discovery of the Helium Hydride ion (HeH+), finally closes yet another chapter in the annals of space discoveries. Previous attempts to detect the Helium Hydride ion in space were restricted…

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Top 9 Interesting Planets of the Universe

Top 9 Interesting Planets of the Universe

Humanity has always been curious to explore the vastness of space in an attempt to unravel the mysteries of the universe. Although we have made a lot of progress in this regard, our surroundings continue to surprise us with every new finding. Below is a list of the most interesting planets (exoplanets) that have been…

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TESS finds its First Earth-sized Planet

TESS finds its First Earth-sized Planet

The Transiting Exoplanet Survey Satellite (TESS) was launched just a year ago but it has already found its first Earth-sized exoplanet. Launched on 18 April 2018, TESS is expected to discover around hundreds of Earth-like planets during its two-year mission. Having said that, this duration could be extended if the satellite is able to successfully…

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Top 8 Most Terrifying Planets in the Universe

Top 8 Most Terrifying Planets in the Universe

Astronomers have found a number of terrifying planets ranging from GJ 436b to Tres 4b and from CoRot-7b to Ogle 2005. Humanity has identified a total of 3,730 confirmed exoplanets to date with nearly as many potential candidates in different parts of the universe. Astronomers have observed a huge variety among these heavenly bodies on…

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Scientists Found Photons in Mysterious Gamma-ray Bursts

Scientists Found Photons in Mysterious Gamma-ray Bursts

Researchers from the RIKEN Cluster for Pioneering Research used simulations to reveal that the photons emitted by long gamma-ray bursts actually originate in the photosphere. Gamma-ray bursts (GRBs) were first discovered in 1967 but the logical explanation of this phenomenon remained a mystery for quite some time post-discovery. Years and years of research led scientists…

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Unbelievable Space Images that are Actually Real

Unbelievable Space Images that are Actually Real

You may often hear the phrase “space is crazy” because a number of space images have shown spectacular scenes in different parts of our universe. Although many of them are edited with Photoshop and other tools, some of these extraordinary photographs are absolutely real. Below is a list of few unbelievable space images that are…

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Hubble Watches Asteroid Gault Coming Apart

Hubble Watches Asteroid Gault Coming Apart

The Hubble Space Telescope of NASA observes an asteroid, called Gault that is disintegrating rapidly by throwing off material into its surroundings. Gault is located at a distance of 344 million kilometers from the Sun and was discovered, for the first time, in 1988. Since then, several observations have been made of this asteroid but…

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TESS Mission Found a New Saturn-sized Planet called TOI 197.01

TESS Mission Found a New Saturn-sized Planet called TOI 197.01

The TESS Mission of NASA has given some valuable insights to the planet-hunting astronomers by discovering TOI 197.01, a Saturn-sized planet. It is a common observation that stellar astronomers who study starquakes in stars often end up in providing some useful information about the properties of newly-discovered planets. This time around, they managed to characterize…

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10 Strangest Objects in the Universe

10 Strangest Objects in the Universe

The technological advancements in the field of astronomy have allowed the researchers to discover some of the strangest objects in the universe. Despite the fact that we can find countless weird phenomena lurking throughout the cosmos, some of them are just too weird in comparison to others. Below is a list of 10 strangest objects…

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Did Trihydrogen created the Universe?

Did Trihydrogen created the Universe?

Researchers are using ultra-fast lasers to create and study Trihydrogen (H3+), which is quite abundant in our universe, for sake of understanding the chemistry of this iconic molecule. Almost every molecule in the universe was born from the Trihydrogen cation. It was discovered in 1911 by J. J. Thomson while he was studying plasma discharges.…

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Scientists are Creating an Alien Atmosphere on Earth

Scientists are Creating an Alien Atmosphere on Earth

In order to simulate the potential conditions on Hot Jupiters, researchers at NASA are cooking up an alien atmosphere on Earth. The advancement of technology has enabled humanity to explore different sections of our universe. For the sake of improving the understanding of our surroundings, scientists are expanding their research in every direction. The search…

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Small Kuiper Belt Objects are Surprisingly Rare

Small Kuiper Belt Objects are Surprisingly Rare

According to new research at the Southwest Research Institute, the concentration of small objects in the Kuiper Belt is quite low. The discovery was made by the renowned New Horizons spacecraft of NASA. It has the privilege of taking a first close-up look at the Pluto. Similarly, it also explored Ultima Thule which holds great…

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