The South Pole is a hostile environment; it’s a frozen desert but for the last 8 years, scientist try to look for this answers: What shoots beams of tiny, almost undetectable particles at Earth?
Listen to this story from the Sun as it tells its story in layers of light, each layer reveals what’s happening at different depths and temperatures. #spacescoop @unawe #365DaysOfAstro
Could Life Exist on One of Saturn’s Moons if it has water? @unawe #spacescoop #365DaysOfAstro
Does the Universe go on forever or does it have an edge? Has it always existed and if not, how old is it? Will it end? more at #365DaysOfAstro today’s @unawe #spacescoop
In October of 2018, the discovery of a new supercluster in the distant Universe was announced! Just 2.3 billion years after the Big Bang.
Astronomers have used NASA’s Chandra X-ray Observatory to discover a ring of black holes or neutron stars in the galaxy AM 0644-741 in the constellation Volans. This ring of black holes covers an area three times larger than the Milky Way, making it the real Lord of the Rings!
Colliding Stars Spill Radioactive Waste Into the Universe. @unawe #spacescoop at #365DaysOfAstro
Today, we understand gravity much better than we did in Galileo’s day, thanks to Albert Einstein. Over 100 years ago, Einstein came up with a theory of gravity that has so far passed all tests, in laboratories and out in space.