Tag Astronomy - results: 93

Astronomers were able to explain the mysterious radio message from space

somewhere in the beginning of this year Brian Metzger realized that he was by himself — no incoming messages, no lessons — and that maybe, just maybe he got the answer to one of the most persistent mysteries of astronomy. He flew ...

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2019-03-11

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Astronomers have discovered another star with an extremely unusual decrease in luminosity

Piggy astronomical mysteries replenished. An international group of researchers reported on the results of observation of a very unusual star. Located about 440 years of low-mass star, dubbed EPIC 204376071, demonstrates a very in...

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2019-03-06

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The discoverers of the mysterious "Ninth planet" clarified its characteristics

Since the exclusion of Pluto from the category of planets in 2006 people still believe that our Solar system is home to 8 planets. However, a few years ago in the scientific community up a buzz about the possibility of the existen...

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2019-02-28

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The telescope "Hubble" accidentally discovered the tiny galaxy near the Milky Way

Modern astronomy has indeed reached a very high technological level. Because of this, we can observe events and phenomena that took place more than 13 billion light-years. We have seen how the encounter of the neutron star; curren...

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2019-02-01

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In the Solar system, opened a new class of objects, which confirms the long-held theory

While some scientists find somewhere beyond the orbit of Neptune's mysterious "Ninth planet", others open new class of small TRANS-Neptunian objects. A team of specialists from the National astronomical Observatory of Japan report...

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2019-01-31

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Astronomers spoke about the unique system with protoplanetary disk

Investigated using complex radio telescope ALMA, located in Chile's Atacama desert, a quadruple star system really surprised astronomers. It turned out that she has one feature that is never met in practice and up to this point ex...

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2019-01-15

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Radio transmissions from distant galaxies was repeated. What would it mean?

Astronomers have recorded the second repetitive quick burst that . This discovery suggests that the space may be a lot more of these mysterious signals. This surge, which was named FRB 180814.J0422+73, is among the 13 newly discov...

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2019-01-10

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10 spooky forces, phenomena and events that shape the surrounding space

Science has repeatedly shown how pathetic and insignificant we are. But thanks to this we were able to learn a lot about the Universe and its secrets related to the formation of different types of stars, galaxies and a variety of ...

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2018-12-18

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Astronomers have discovered a planet that is evaporating at a record rate

In space there is one very exotic class of exoplanets. Scientists call them "hot Neptune". They are so rare that among 3869 confirmed worlds had been discovered only a few such planets. However, their rarity may be able to explain...

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2018-12-16

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The astronomers measured how much light radiated by the stars in the entire history of the Universe

Astronomers have measured the whole sky, which was leaked to the space in the entire history of the Universe. Get 4 x 1084 particles of light, i.e. photons. It is roughly equivalent to all the photons which would emit if burned 10...

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2018-12-03

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Laid the Foundation for the biggest optical telescope in the world

At the moment, in several places of the world is building a revolutionary ground-based telescopes that promises to open the door to a new era of astronomical research. The mountain Mauna Kea, Hawaii, Australia, South Africa, North...

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2018-11-06

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Space telescope "Kepler" has officially completed its work

the space telescope "Kepler" discovered 70 percent of 3800 confirmed exoplanets, ran out of fuel. About it late in the evening of October 30, officially announced space Agency NASA. The telescope is no longer able to change their ...

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2018-10-31

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Astronomers have discovered the youngest pulsar in the milky Way

Using data obtained by x-ray space Observatory Chandra space Agency NASA, a group of American astronomers has confirmed the presence of the very young pulsar in our galaxy. The discovery may give researchers new data on the evolut...

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2018-10-25

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Astronomers have discovered the largest and heaviest object in the early Universe

Scientists from the National astrophysics Institute of Italy in Bologna to announce the opening of the largest and the heaviest of the object of the early Universe – a huge superclusters of galaxies located 11 billion light-years ...

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2018-10-18

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Astronomers have discovered a unique planetary system in the constellation Taurus

About 500 light years from Earth in the constellation of Taurus is a very strange planetary system CI Tau. Astronomers at Cambridge University have found in it four huge gas giant, comparable to our Jupiter and Saturn. What makes ...

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2018-10-17

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Astronomers first witnessed the birth of a system of binary neutron stars

the Completion of the life cycle of stars can occur in different ways. Some turn into black holes, others are scattered in the nebula. If the star had a very large mass, at her death, the light may appear to be a neutron star – a ...

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2018-10-12

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Nissan and ESA presented the SUV for astronomers, equipped with a telescope

Japanese automaker Nissan at the motor show in Hanover presented a concept SUV Navara Dark Sky, which should suit the tastes of anyone who enjoys and is engaged in professional astronomy, as well as those who are on duty often hav...

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2018-09-21

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Astronomers have found a real planet Vulcan from kynoselen Star trek

Astronomers of the University of Florida reported the discovery of this extrasolar planets, which by its characteristics is very similar to planet Vulcan appeared in kynoselen "Star trek". Exoplanet discovered with a telescope Dha...

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2018-09-19

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Findings of recent studies by NASA have hope for the habitability of Proxima b

In August 2016, astronomers at the European southern Observatory (ESO) confirmed the discovery of earth-like planets in the Proxima Centauri system – the nearest to our Solar system. In addition, scientists announced that the plan...

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2018-09-18

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The search for alien life will require a new space telescope

Scientists believe that if NASA really wants to seriously search for life beyond Earth, the Agency will require new large space telescope, one that will be able to directly photograph planets outside our Solar system. Such technol...

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2018-09-12

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