Astronomy

Mapping Fireballs

Fireballs map

A small asteroid disintegrates in Earth’s atmosphere, in this mapping fireballs – between 1994 and 2013 – chart, about every other week, and the distribution around the world appears to be random.

By |November 24, 2014|Categories: Astronomy

Sharper Solar Flare

Solar active region AR2192

Sun’s Solar active region AR2192 produced a whopping six energetic X-class flares at the end of October, the largest recorded sunspot group of the last 24 years.

By |November 23, 2014|Categories: Astronomy

Rebuilding the Interstellar Black Hole

Interstellar

In the video Shanks FX – PBS Digital Studios recreate the black hole from Christopher Nolan‘s film Interstellar.   Watch the video to find out how…

By |November 21, 2014|Categories: Astronomy, Entertainment news

Could we actually Live on Mars?

Could we Live on Mars

Could we actually live on Mars and what would it take to survive on this planet?   Watch the video to find out what we need to colonize the Red planet…

By |November 19, 2014|Categories: Astronomy

Interstellar and Google Educate Students

Interstellar lessons

Interstellar creators and google joined forces to launch a special program for students interested in Wormholes, gravitational forces, relativity, and warped space-time.

By |November 19, 2014|Categories: Astronomy, Entertainment news

The Double Dust Disks planetary system

Planetary system HD 95086

Astronomers to find out what do other star systems look like, are carrying out detailed observations of nearby stars in infrared light to see which have dust disks that might be forming planets.

By |November 17, 2014|Categories: Astronomy

Philae has gone to Sleep

panorama of the surface of the Comet

Philae has gone to sleep, its batteries have drained, scientists collected as much science out of the small lander as possible.

By |November 15, 2014|Categories: Astronomy, Space

First images from Comet’s surface

Comet's surface

These are the first images from Comet‘s surface, sent by Philae lander. The probe is sending data, but ESA isn’t sure where it landed or how long it’ll survive.

By |November 14, 2014|Categories: Astronomy

The Solar System compared to Earth

Solar planet compared to Earth

The Solar System compared to Earth by astronomer John Brady. He reveals the size of planets and moons in relation to our blue planet.   North America how it would look on the Mars

By |November 10, 2014|Categories: Astronomy

Amazing illustration of the Solar System

Our Solar System

Amazing illustration of the Solar System to scale by Roberto Ziche. One of the most impressive comparisons of the sun and the planets ever made.

By |November 6, 2014|Categories: Astronomy