Astronomers

  • Spooky Galaxy Web Reveals the Largest Structures in the Universe (Video)

    Watch the video: “Quasar Alignment” A spooky new image shows a web of bright galaxies aligned in the largest structures ever discovered in the universe. Scientists working with a telescope in Chile discovered the alignment by studying 93 quasars — objects that shine very brightly and are powered by supermassive...
  • Will comet ISON survive its encounter with the Sun

    Boulder, Colo. — Oct. 9, 2013 — The much-anticipated close approach of comet ISON to the Sun this November may be spectacular as viewed from Earth, but it’s unlikely to spell the end of the comet, according to a numerical-simulation study performed by scientists at the Lowell Observatory and...
  • Celestial dance of Moon and Jupiter has begun

    As darkness falls on catholic Christmas night 25 th of December, check out the east-southeast sky. Shining brilliantly to the upper left of the bright, near  full moon is a silvery “star” with a steady glow. But that’s not a star, it’s the largest planet in our solar system, Jupiter, serving...
  • NASA – Why the World Won’t End in 2012

    Dec. 21, 2012, won’t be the end of the world as we know, however, it will be another winter solstice. Contrary to some of the common beliefs out there, the claims behind the end of the world quickly unravel when pinned down to the 2012 timeline. Below, NASA Scientists...
  • 2012 as a Diversion ? But a diversion from what ?

    With the advent of the internet came the Information Age, where it has become possible to spread and find information about almost anything with unparalleled ease and convenience – information that, as little as a couple decades ago, would have been extremely difficult if not impossible for most people to...
  • NASA Rover Curiosity has landed on Mars (first images)

    NASA Rover Curiosity has landed on Mars successfully at 7:30 am Eastern European time. Everything went as expected. These are the first images from NASA headquarter and first pictures taken from Curiosity on the surface from the Red planet of our neighboring planet Mars. Curiosity mission has been planned for 10 years. Curiosity mission is a quest to...
  • NASA – Curiosity Lands on Mars

    Here you can follow LIVE  the landing of NASA rover Curiosity (fully automated lab) on Mars. Stream videos at Ustream Live stream from NASA TV Live video stream from NASA’s ustream channel with commentary Live video stream from NASA’s ustream channel without commentary Universe Today’s live Google+ Hangout The above streams will be...
  • Missile tests or something else ?

    There were widespread reports from the Middle East to central Asia of a strange phenomenon in the late evening sky on June 7th. Emergency phone lines lit up as excited eyewitnesses reported a spectacular light display. Judging by the distribution of media coverage that followed, people in Israel and...

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