GAIA mission is to map of our Galaxy, the Milky Way
ALMA starts observing the sun. more at #365DaysofAstro @unawe #spacescoop
Black holes are known for their destructive behavior but it also a valuable members of our cosmic society
Earth is surrounded by a huge cocoon that protects us from the dangerous cosmic radiation and particles that bombard our planet. This cocoon is Earth’s magnetic field.
Nowadays, outer part of our Galaxy spins faster. But back in the early Universe it would have rotated much more slowly.
Our understanding of Saturn’s rings is still evolving. Check it out!
We’ve just found a new stellar system with seven, count em!, seven small, rocky planets.
Cosmic objects like to travel in groups and we can studying them WITH telescopes is better.