What Has the Cassini-Huygens Spacecraft Discovered About Saturn's Rings?
Arguably one of the most amazing things seen in out solar system is the rings of Saturn. As we learn more about these structures, they are even more fascinating than what we can see...
What Has the Cassini-Huygens Spacecraft Discovered About Saturn's Atmosphere?
Unlike our planet, Saturn's atmosphere conceals many secrets about the gas giant. But we are slowly learning what is hidden within...
What Is a Black Hole? A Fundamental Explanation
Black holes are astronomical objects in the universe. Black holes are always a fascinating subject to explore. Modern technology helps us to study black holes precisely. This article will explore the formation, growth, and everything associated with black holes.
The Unsolved Ancient Mystery of the Star of Bethlehem
The Star of Bethlehem is first mentioned in the Book of Matthew. The gospel talks about a bright star that appeared in the eastern sky when Jesus was born, famously seen by a group of wise men called the "Magi. “But did the Star really exist? Or was it just pious fiction invented by St. Matthew?
Tycho Brahe’s New Star or “Nova” of 1572
The appearance of the “new star” in November 1572, observed and reported upon by the famed astronomer Tycho Brahe, led to the revision of the ancient models of the heavens. The appearance of the new star challenged the Aristotelian dogma that the realm of the stars was unchanging.
What Are Chondrules and Chondrites?
How the solar system was developed is mysterious and can really only be pieced together by geological evidence and comparisons to other exoplanet systems. But when even the most basic building block is questionable in origin and function, what are we to do?
James Webb Space Telescope: Unravel the Universe
James Webb Telescope, the successor for the Hubble Space Telescope, launched on 22 December 2021 with the goal of explaining the existence of the universe. It is the most powerful telescope ever built by humans and its voyage could last up to 10 years.
Parker Solar Probe the First Spacecraft to Reach the Sun
The first artificial spacecraft reached the outer-most surface of the Sun called the 'Corona' to study solar activity data, predict accurate weather forecasting, and, most importantly, 'Solar Wind.' It is the first NASA mission to be named after a living individual.
What Is Arrokoth and What Has New Horizons Discovered There?
Arrokoth, formerly known as Ultima Thule, was the first Kuiper Belt Object visited by a probe. What did New Horizons find there?
Uranus: The Most Bizarre Planet in the Solar System
Uranus is a very unusual planet with many unique features that set it apart from the rest of the solar system. Here's an answer to many of the questions you may have about Uranus, such as why it's sideways, what it's made of, and how many moons it has.
Galileo Galilei Discovers the Moons of Jupiter and the Phases of Venus
Observations of the moons of Jupiter and the phases of Venus in 1610 made by the Italian inventor and scientist Galileo Galilei using a small telescope brought further evidence of the reality of Nicolaus Copernicus’ sun-centered universe model.
The Top 10 Strangest Objects in the Universe
This work examines the top 10 strangest objects in the universe. It provides an analysis of each scientific anomaly with a focus on current theories and hypotheses regarding these objects' overall existence in the universe at large.
What Is Emergent Gravity and Teleparallel Gravity?
Dark energy is stumping astronomers and attempts to rectify it are numerous. What does this idea bring to the table?
Is the Universe Made of Math? The Mathematical Universe Hypothesis
Is our reality so beautiful as to be made of math?
How the First Corned Beef Sandwich in Space Was Smuggled Aboard a NASA Space Flight
In 1965, an astronaut smuggled a corned beef sandwich onto a space flight. This is the story of what happened and how it ignited a Congressional investigation.
Are Black Holes Atoms? And Other Particle Possibilities
Learning about black holes? There's so much we don't know. Could they be atoms? What else could they be? In another attempt at understanding black holes, we have to travel down an unlikely path...
Unsolved Mysteries of Moon Observations and Transient Lunar Phenomena
That beautiful moon has more going on than meets the eye. Explore some hidden mysteries that you didn't know you knew!
Nicolaus Copernicus: The Astronomer Who Placed the Sun at the Center of the Solar System
Nicolaus Copernicus was a Polish priest and astronomer in the 16th century. He took the bold step of placing the sun at the center of the solar system instead of the earth--Heliocentric model. His most famous work is "On the Revolutions of Celestial Spheres" published in 1532.
Can We Really Live on Mars and Colonize the Planet?
This is a review of how scientists are studying methods of survival on Mars and a planned colonization of the planet. Learn about the issues involved and how our present technology might make it feasible.
How Did the Grand Unified Theory and Inflation Save Cosmology?
At the heart of cosmology is how the Universe started and where is it going, but problems resolving this exist. Those can be answered by the Grand Unified Theory and Inflation.
The James Webb Space Telescope: Its History and Most Recent Photographs From Space
The James Webb Space Telescope is the formal successor to the Hubble Space Telescope. Here are the latest Webb images along with the history, description, capabilities, and launch videos of the Webb telescope
Michael Collins: The Forgotten Apollo 11 Astronaut
Michael Collins was the pilot of the Command Module "Columbia" on the journey of the three-man crew to the moon during the epic 1969 Apollo 11 mission. This is his story.