NASA Astronomers say that for the first time they have spotted two Earth-sized worlds orbiting a Sun-like star, in another big advance in the search for the study of so-called exoplanets. One of the planets is just 3 per cent bigger than Earth and the oth
NASA Astronomers say that for the first time they have spotted two Earth-sized worlds orbiting a Sun-like star, in another big advance in the search for the study of so-called exoplanets. One of ..
Listed on 2011-12-21 01:03:02
Millions of flaming balls of gas float in the sky, out past the atmosphere surrounding our tiny, tiny planet, past the moon, and our own burning star-- billions and billions of stars are just tiny pi..
Listed on 2011-12-14 14:43:11
Scientists have discovered the two biggest black holes ever observed, each with a mass billions of times greater than the Sun’s, according to a study published overnight. The two giants are..
Listed on 2011-12-12 17:30:04
Astronomers with NASA’s Kepler mission have confirmed the existence of an Earth-like planet in a “habitable zone” around a star not unlike our own. The planet, Kepler 22-b, lie..
Listed on 2011-12-12 17:28:18
String theory is one of the most famous ideas in modern physics, but it is also one of the most confusing. At its heart is the idea that the fundamental particles we observe are not point-like do..
Listed on 2011-10-31 05:07:31
Precession of the equinox is the phenomenon whereby the Sun, on the day of the equinox (the day when the day and night are of equal length), rises in different constellations and changes abo..
Listed on 2011-09-16 04:25:37
A large collaboration of physicists working at the Fermilab Tevatron particle collider in the USA has found evidence for a possible explanation for the prevalence of matter over antimatter ..
Listed on 2011-09-04 06:03:55
The formation of galaxies is still one of the most active research areas in astrophysics; and, to some extent, this is also true for galaxy evolution. Some ideas, however, are now wide..
Listed on 2011-08-21 07:32:41
O'siyo world,As i stare from my part of the Earth, Scorpio is rising, with Sagittarius all ways ready with his bow,(my sign). I can see thousands from here, our neighborhood ..
Listed on 2011-08-17 17:18:45
The Great Year, is the term that some ancient civilizations use to describe the slow precession of the equinox through the twelve houses of the ancient zodiac, a period that takes about 24,000 years...
Listed on 2011-07-27 02:31:18