Astronomy

Curiosity Confirms Organics on Mars

Curiosity finds organic compounds on Mars

NASA’s rover Curiosity has found the first definitive proof of organic compounds on Mars, that on Earth, are building blocks for life.

By |December 17, 2014|Categories: Astronomy

The Infrared Visible Andromeda

Andromeda galaxy

This stunning synthetic color composite image was assembled from archives of visible light and infrared astronomy image data, of the Andromeda Galaxy (M31), the massive spiral a mere 2.5 million light-years away.

By |December 13, 2014|Categories: Astronomy

Life on Earth could have started from Asteroid impact

Asteroid impact

Life on Earth could have started from an Asteroid impact, resolving one of the central problems of the origin of life.

By |December 10, 2014|Categories: Astronomy

Curiosity landing site on Mars may have been a lake

Gale Crater may have been a lake

Curiosity rover landing site on Mars, Gale Crater, may held a huge lake for millions of years.

By |December 10, 2014|Categories: Astronomy

Green Light for Extremely Large Telescope

European Extremely Large Telescope

ESO has given green light for European Extremely Large Telescope (E-ELT), of around one billion euros for the first phase of construction.

By |December 5, 2014|Categories: Astronomy

The Brain of Mars revealed

The Brain of Mars 1

NASA release image of huge circular area on the red planet‘s surface that looks like a giant brain.

By |December 5, 2014|Categories: Astronomy

The impressive shape of our Galaxy’s Magnetic Field

Milky Way's magnetic field

The impressive shape of our Galaxy’s (Milky Way) magnetic field and its temperature, captured by the Planck spacecraft.

By |December 3, 2014|Categories: Astronomy

Geoid- Earth’s gravitational model

Geoid

Geoid the Potsdam potato gravitational model, shows variations in Earth’s gravity.

By |December 1, 2014|Categories: Astronomy

NASA’s Black Hole Friday

Black Hole

Turbulent winds of gas swirl around a black hole. Some of the gas is spiraling inward toward the black hole, but another part is blown away. Artist’s illustration credit: NASA, and M. Weiss (Chandra X -ray Center)

By |November 30, 2014|Categories: Astronomy

Neil deGrasse Tyson explains the end of Interstellar

Neil deGrasse Tyson - Interstellar

In the video astrophysicist Neil deGrasse Tyson that saw ‘Interstellar,’ came by Business Insider to explain what the ending means – and if it’s scientifically sound…

By |November 29, 2014|Categories: Astronomy