Now and then we take a peek at the stars and wonder about life and the scale of the Universe. Unfortunately, those twinkly stars are quite featureless from this distance. The beautiful sky of a summer night has been branded with romanticism. But, as I feel it, people don’t stop to really take a look […]Read more "Tackling the enormity of the Universe"
In the near feature, 15th February 2013 to be exact, an asteroid will pass by Earth at a record distance. Its designation is 2012 DA14 and it was first observed last year on the same month. It is 45m in size and has a mass of around 130,000 tonnes( as a comparison, a blue whale […]Read more "Close call"
I found a nice narrated documentary clip about Mars that is quite interesting: it tries to prove that Mars was much like our Earth in the past, until a major catastrophe, at least.Read more "The interesting story of Mars"
HuffingtonPost: If you’ve ever wondered what happens when a comet hits the Sun, this might be your answer. This stunning video shows the Sun’s “reaction” as a comet barrels towards its surface. What happens next is spectacular. Though NASA states that you can’t actually see the comet hit the Sun (the impact is blocked out by the […]Read more "Comet hits the sun"
Seems like Infographics are becoming popular on my blog. Why not post another one? 🙂 Click on the image to view it fullsize!Read more "Interesting Sun Infographic"
I get very excited when I discover news about new fantastic solar systems. I bet the astronomers too, and I really regret that I don’t have enough time to read about these things(I know “I don’t have time” is the perfect excuse, but I’m being honest: there’s not enough time to study everything around you!”). […]Read more "Exoplanet that could harbour life"