Jupiter collided with another planet and ABSORBED it 4.5 billion years ago

The planet is huge and it's mostly made of gas. It slowly gathered a thick atmosphere from the gas and dust in the primordial solar system , growing larger and larger and forming what we see today. As the ill-fated planetary embryo was absorbed in... More..

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Perseid Meteor Shower is On Again Tonight!
by | Wednesday, August 14, 2019

Perseid Meteor Shower is On Again Tonight!

According to NASA , Perseid meteors are moving at 132,000 miles per hour. "They're best seen between 2am local time and dawn". Unfortunately, this year's peak coincides with a full moon, meaning we'll only b...More..

Chandrayaan-2 successfully leaves earth orbit, begins journey to the moon
by | Wednesday, August 14, 2019

Chandrayaan-2 successfully leaves earth orbit, begins journey to the moon

After a 20-minute burning of the liquid engine, Isro ( Indian Space Research Organisation ) at 2.20am declared that the critical Trans-Lunar Insertion (TLI) operation a success. Chandrayaan-2, billed as ISRO's ...More..

by | Wednesday, August 14, 2019

Astronomers Spot Unprecedented Flashes From Our Galaxy's Black Hole

Suddenly, the Sagittarius A* grew 75 times brighter, before going back to its normal brightness shortly. Do and his team took observations of the galactic centre using the WM Keck Observatory in Hawaii over...More..

Chandrayaan 2 To Land On Moon On September 7: ISRO
by | Wednesday, August 14, 2019

Chandrayaan 2 To Land On Moon On September 7: ISRO

He added, "We plan to have a series of maneuvers around the moon , finally on Sep 7 we will be landing on the moon, this is our plan". After leaving the earth's orbit and on entering the moon's sphere of inf...More..

Perseid meteor shower will peak before dawn on Monday and Tuesday
by | Tuesday, August 13, 2019

Perseid meteor shower will peak before dawn on Monday and Tuesday

Good places to watch the annual shooting star show include Aldergrove Regional Park, Porteau Cove, Spanish Banks, Boundary Bay, Whitecliff in West Vancouver, Burnaby Mountain and McDonald Dark Sky Park in Abbot...More..

Perseid meteor shower to light up night skies
by | Monday, August 12, 2019

Perseid meteor shower to light up night skies

They create the largest number of meteors every year but not all of these meteors are visible. The event is one of the highpoints in the celestial calendar, occurring each year as the Earth ploughs through du...More..

Make The Most Out Of The Perseid Meteor Shower With These Tips
by | Sunday, August 11, 2019

Make The Most Out Of The Perseid Meteor Shower With These Tips

Like most relationships, the Perseids like to build up slowly, reach their peak, and then abruptly end. If you're looking for meteors , NASA recommends lying flat on your back in an area away from city lig...More..

Stunning new Jupiter portrait reveals turbulent storms and Great Red Spot
by | Saturday, August 10, 2019

Stunning new Jupiter portrait reveals turbulent storms and Great Red Spot

Another striking image spotted by Hubble on Jupiter is the planet's developing cyclone, which appears as an elongated feature right below the Great Red Spot . Parallel bands of cloud contrast with one another ...More..

Looking Up: Moonlight competes with meteor shower
by | Saturday, August 10, 2019

Looking Up: Moonlight competes with meteor shower

Whenever you decide to stargaze, expect to see a sky "rich in bright meteors and fireballs, so it will still be worth going out in the early morning to catch some of nature's fireworks", according to NASA . ...More..

More hurricanes coming this season, according to new forecast
by | Friday, August 09, 2019

More hurricanes coming this season, according to new forecast

NOAA forecasters now believe the likelihood of above-normal activity in this year's hurricane season stands at 45 per cent - an increase from the 30 per cent they had predicted back in May. The agency doesn...More..

SpaceX Looks to Launch Israeli Communications Satellite
by | Friday, August 09, 2019

SpaceX Looks to Launch Israeli Communications Satellite

SpaceX's Falcon 9 rocket launched a Boeing-built, Israeli telecommunications satellite called Amos-17 into geosynchronous transfer orbit today, adding to what's shaping up as a largesse of liftoffs. Space ...More..

Military satellite set for pre-dawn launch on Thursday in Florida
by | Friday, August 09, 2019

Military satellite set for pre-dawn launch on Thursday in Florida

The ULA also tweeted that the rocket successfully released the satellite and that the satellite will be able to "relay survivable, protected, antijam communications to strategic commanders and tactical warfig...More..

Two Meteor Showers Will Brighten the Skies on Monday
by | Wednesday, August 07, 2019

Two Meteor Showers Will Brighten the Skies on Monday

Swift-Tuttle is pretty massive, comparatively speaking. Murray thinks the elevated amount of fireballs is because of Earth shifting through the middle of the debris field of Comet Swift-Tuttle, where the densit...More..

SpaceX targets Tuesday evening launch of Israeli satellite
by | Wednesday, August 07, 2019

SpaceX targets Tuesday evening launch of Israeli satellite

But Mother Nature eventually cooperated, and the liftoff occurred without a hitch. Built by Boeing, Amos-17 is created to provide broadcast and broadband connectivity services across sub-Saharan Africa, Europ...More..

Potentially 'habitable', earth-like planet discovered by NASA
by | Sunday, August 04, 2019

Potentially 'habitable', earth-like planet discovered by NASA

The three planets orbit a star known as GJ 357, an M-type dwarf, which is around 40 percent cooler than the Sun and about a third of its size. Top Image: Only 31 light-years away from Earth , the exoplane...More..

Astronomers find that Milky Way is a warped and twisted galaxy
by | Friday, August 02, 2019

Astronomers find that Milky Way is a warped and twisted galaxy

Despite these limitations, we know that the Milky Way is a spiral galaxy measuring around 120,000 light-years across, and that we're located around 27,000 light-years from the galactic core. "The internal str...More..

It's Good! Hubble Telescope Scores Big with Football-Shaped Alien Planet
by | Friday, August 02, 2019

It's Good! Hubble Telescope Scores Big with Football-Shaped Alien Planet

According to observations conducted by the Hubble Space Telescope , heavy metals such as iron and magnesium are escaping the planet's upper atmosphere as gases-the first time this phenomenon has been detecte...More..

Bill Nye’s experimental spacecraft that sails on sunbeams declared success
by | Friday, August 02, 2019

Bill Nye’s experimental spacecraft that sails on sunbeams declared success

This means that LightSail 2 is able to get energy from the Sun, regardless of where it is. "In other words, although we've declared mission success, and we did this thing that we have been hoping to do for - ...More..

TESS finds potentially habitable super-Earth
by | Friday, August 02, 2019

TESS finds potentially habitable super-Earth

Planet d orbits within the star's so-called habitable zone, the orbital region where liquid water can exist on a rocky planet's surface. It's unclear what GJ 357 d is comprised of and what its size is. They ...More..

Hurricanes Erick and Flossie weaken as they approach Hawaii
by | Friday, August 02, 2019

Hurricanes Erick and Flossie weaken as they approach Hawaii

Showers are expected to last throughout the weekend. The National Weather Service in Honolulu said as Erick makes its way past Hawaii, it will stir up storm conditions. The closest to Hawaii was Hurricane E...More..

Rumors swirl about Universal Orlando's new Epic Universe theme park
by | Thursday, August 01, 2019

Rumors swirl about Universal Orlando's new Epic Universe theme park

In fact, the concept art does appear to have some elements of leaked designs for the Nintendo theme park attraction. Brian L. Roberts, chairman and CEO of Comcast , described the new park as "the single la...More..

Watching Two Tropical Waves for Possible Development in the Atlantic
by | Thursday, August 01, 2019

Watching Two Tropical Waves for Possible Development in the Atlantic

The NHC now has the system in the Atlantic up to a 60% chance of development in 5 days. This feature has a 50/50 chance of becoming a tropical depression from late this week through this weekend to the east o...More..

by | Thursday, August 01, 2019

Astronomers uncover 3 'exoplanets' 73 light years away

Described as an "oven-sizzling world" by NASA , TOI 270 b orbits the star each three.4 days, is roughly 25 % bigger than Earth and is estimated to have a mass around 1.9 occasions higher than Earth's. Last F...More..

A black moon is coming on July 31. Here's what that means
by | Wednesday, July 31, 2019

A black moon is coming on July 31. Here's what that means

The western hemisphere is getting a second new moon Wednesday, July 31 just before the calendar flips to August. Black supermoons take place about once every 29th month, but this can vary. The first new moon ...More..

NASA's TESS Mission Discovers Three New Worlds
by | Tuesday, July 30, 2019

NASA's TESS Mission Discovers Three New Worlds

The star's consistent brightness should make it easier to figure out the mass, atmospheric composition and other key characteristics of the planets in the system, study team members said. "And you can nearly ...More..

Aquariids peak on Monday starts month of meteor showers
by | Monday, July 29, 2019

Aquariids peak on Monday starts month of meteor showers

Meteor showers are celestial events in which several meteors can be seen in the night sky appearing to originate from a single point. Dueling meteor showers light the nightsky for the end of July and beginnin...More..

Moon-Bound Orion Crew Capsule Is Ready for Test
by | Monday, July 29, 2019

Moon-Bound Orion Crew Capsule Is Ready for Test

As part of our current Artemis lunar exploration program, we published a draft solicitation asking United States industry to think about how they would build an integrated human landing system that will land ...More..

California says 4 companies offered mileage deal
by | Sunday, July 28, 2019

California says 4 companies offered mileage deal

The four automakers represent only about 30% of USA new-vehicle sales, but they hope other auto companies will join them in creating single pollution and mileage standards across the country. "Those three model...More..

ISRO says 'Chandrayan 2' reached more closer to moon closer
by | Saturday, July 27, 2019

ISRO says 'Chandrayan 2' reached more closer to moon closer

The third orbit raising maneuver is scheduled on 29 July between 2.30 and 3.30 pm. Priyanka also celebrated the woman power and mentioned that present times are all about females and that, she is inspired by th...More..