astronomy

  • 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...
  • Earth directed and long duration X1.4 solar flare erupted from Sun

    A major and long duration solar flare peaked at 16:52 UTC on July 12, 2012. The source of this solar flare isRegion 1520. A Type II and IV Sweep frequency events were recorded. Strong R3 radio blackout on the sunlit side of the Earth was recorded. This solar flare produced Earth directed bright Coronal...
  • CERN LHC – Higgs Boson has been discovered

    The hunt for the Higgs boson – the ‘God particle’ that holds the universe together – is over. Scientists at Switzerland’s CERN (the European Council for Nuclear Research) announced the discovery of the particle to an audience including Professor Peter Higgs, who first suggested the existence of the particle...
  • NASA has confirmed the existence of hidden magnetic portals around the earth

    Sci-Fi becomes a reality. Portals as a hole in time and space do exist. NASA has developed technology a way to detect hidden magnetic portals near the Earth. These sites are associated with the magnetic field of our planet and the sun. NASA says that certain portals are small...
  • NASA’s Voyager reaches edge of solar system

    Data from NASA’s Voyager 1 spacecraft indicate that the venerable deep-space explorer has encountered a region in space where the intensity of charged particles from beyond our solar system has markedly increased. Voyager scientists looking at this rapid rise draw closer to an inevitable but historic conclusion – that...
  • NASA – Black Hole Growth Out Of Sync

    WASHINGTON — New evidence from NASA’s Chandra X-ray Observatory challenges prevailing ideas about how black holes grow in the centers of galaxies. Astronomers long have thought that a supermassive black hole and the bulge of stars at the center of its host galaxy grow at the same rate —...
  • Venus moving across the face of the Sun

    Planet Venus is putting on a show for skywatchers by moving across the face of the Sun as viewed from Earth. The transit is a very rare astronomical event that will not be seen again for another 105 years. Observers in north and central America, and the northern-most parts...
  • NASA’S Hubble – Milky Way is Destined for Collision with Andromeda galaxy

    WASHINGTON — NASA astronomers announced Thursday they can now predict with certainty the next major cosmic event to affect our galaxy, sun, and solar system: the titanic collision of our Milky Way galaxy with the neighboring Andromeda galaxy. The Milky Way is destined to get a major makeover during...

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