Published on Feb 2, 2021What are some skywatching highlights in February 2021? Find Mars all month after sunset, especially on the night of NASA’s planned rover landing, Feb. 18. Then watch the Moon glide across the Winter Circle before it pays a visit to the bright stars of the constellation Gemini. Additional information about topics […]Read More Watch “What’s Up: February 2021 Skywatching Tips from NASA” on YouTube
In the year 774 AD, an enormously powerful blast of matter and energy from space slammed into Earth. Nothing like it had been felt on this planet for 10,000 years. A mix of high-energy light and hugely accelerated subatomic particles, when this wave impacted Earth it changed our atmospheric chemistry enough to be measured centuries […]Read More Bad Astronomy | A solar flare in 774 AD changed Earth’s atmospheric chemistry
From coronavirus pandemic to floods to earthquakes to cyclones, mankind has faced a lot of trouble in the year 2020, making it one of the worst years. People across the world are praying for all the troubles to end so that humanity can start its normal life again. However, if you feel that the worst […]Read More Massive sunspot heading towards Earth, can cause major solar flare | All you need to know
Since movie theaters and Broadway have been closed for some time, you can catch the best shows this year simply by looking up at the sky. From supermoons to meteor showers, the night sky has been, well, stellar entertainment. This weekend, another incredible celestial event will hit: an annual “ring of fire” solar eclipse… more about this article […]Read More A “Ring of Fire” Solar Eclipse Will Be Visible This Weekend – “Ring of Fire” Solar Eclipse June 2020
Social distance science made possible with public W. M. Keck Observatory and NASA archive data. https://scitechdaily.com/einstein-ring-astronomers-just-found-cosmic-golden-needle-that-was-buried-for-two-decades/Read More Einstein Ring: Astronomers Just Found Cosmic Golden Needle That Was Buried for Two Decades – SciTechDaily
Covid-19 aka ccpvirus climate change is proof that we should all slowly come out of lock down and keep washing your hands and clean your house with the disinfectant… shop wise and use mask with micro filters also keeping your Carbon footprint down on the world use common sense and don’t fly if your live […]Read More Watch “StarTalk Podcast: Coronavirus and Climate Change, with Neil deGrasse Tyson” on YouTube
A typical neutron star with a radius of eleven kilometres is about as large as a medium-sized German city. Credit: NASA’s Goddard Space Flight Center An international research team led by members of the Max Planck Institute for Gravitational Physics (Albert Einstein Institute; AEI) has obtained new measurements of how big neutron stars are. To […]Read More Team obtains the best measurement of neutron star size to date
NASA’s Parker Solar Probe just took the record for the fastest human-made object and the closest object to the sun from… NASA’s Parker Solar Probe. The solar probe, launched in August 2018, is built to withstand the scorching temperatures of the sun’s outer atmosphere, unraveling some of the mysteries lurking within. A suite of four instruments on board […]Read More NASA solar probe smashes two wild records as it approaches the sunGotta go fast.