When looked at with X-ray telescopes, they shone as bright as a million suns combined. #spacescoop @unawe at #365DaysOfAstro
Healthy oceans are essential to our survival. They help to feed us, clean the water we drink, and most importantly, the oceans provide most of the oxygen we breathe — they are the lungs of our planet.
Astronomer just measured the masses of around 50 supermassive black holes that each one is 5 million times more massive than Sun! @unawe #spacescoop #365DaysOfAstro #news #children #astronomy
Most of us are familiar with magnets. But have you ever wondered how they work? more at #365DaysOfAstro Sunspots or Beauty Spots: The Sun’s More Attractive Than Ever! #spacescoop @unawe
Astronomers have spotted a new contender for Dancing with the Stars! And in an unlikely place – deep space!
Do you live in a part of the world that experiences snowstorms or dust storms? Rosetta experienced this kind of storm for 2 years. more at #365DaysOfAstro
There have been over 3,700 exoplanets discovered so far. Some seriously clever techniques have been used to hunt down these alien worlds. Astronomers define a new technique to discover baby planet!
In a recent study, a computer ran a “machine learning” software program called the Deflector Selector. It was fed millions of simulations of asteroids careening towards Earth. Each one resulted in either the asteroid hitting or missing the Earth.