astronomy

Super Powerful Explosion Of Dying star Observed As It Happened

The super powerful explosion of the star lasted only 40 seconds, but it emitted just as much energy as the sun will radiate throughout its lifetime, Joinfo.com reports with reference to AD.nl. It was a combination of a luck and quick action

Groundbreaking Discovery: Astronomers Verified Existence of Orbiting Supermassive Black Holes

For the first time, astronomers the University of New Mexico (UNM) have confirmed the discovery of orbiting supermassive black holes. The black holes are located in a galaxy 750 million light-years from Earth, and their discovery could teach us a great

Yet more celebrities come out and say they believe the Earth is flat

As Metro reports, NBA star Kyrie Irving said in a podcast, ‘This is not even a conspiracy theory. The Earth is flat… I’m telling you, it’s right in front of our faces. They lie to us.’ Other NBA players came out in

Watch Online: A Lunar Eclipse And A Comet In Friday’s Night Sky

The duo will hit the skies on Friday, February 10. First up, you'll hopefully be able to witness a penumbral lunar eclipse, provided it's a clear night. A penumbral lunar eclipse is a subtle sight. It occurs when the Sun, Earth, and

Doomsday asteroids are on their way to Earth, but we are safe for another 1.35mln years

There are around 2,000 known asteroids that could strike our planet in the next billion years, according to experts. However, the chance of Earth actually being hit by one of these in the near future is close to zero, Daily Mail

Mark your calendar: 5 must-see astronomy events in 2017

The Accuweather prepared a calendar of astronomical events in 2017.  The most anticipated event of the year will be a total solar eclipse, the first that will be seen in decades across the United States. And the first big astronomy event we can

Gravitational waves could revolutionize astronomy – Stephen Hawking

Last week a team of scientists from the Laser Interferometer Gravitational-Wave Observatory (LIGO) made a groundbreaking discovery. They detected gravitational waves from the black holes deep in space. This discovery will help people understand how the university works. Astronomy uses the electromagnetic