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
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.
The spectacular solar storms that paint the polar skies in beautiful greens and pinks have a darker side…More view Article in link… https://www.livescience.com/magnetic-storm-originate-close-to-earth.htmlRead More Violent Solar Storms Are Happening Closer to Earth Than Anyone Thought Was Possible
An ordinary-looking star system, barely visible in the night sky, appears to have a very bright future in store – and if astronomers’ predictions are right, some of us might even be around to see it… More about this article in link… https://www.sciencealert.com/this-innocent-looking-star-is-doomed-to-explode-and-you-might-be-alive-to-see-itRead More Astronomers Detect a Binary Star Set to Explode, And You Might Be Alive to See It