NASA discover 7 Earth like Planets, may have possible life

NASA discover 7 Earth like Planets, may have possible life

Chandigarh: Its first time, astronomers have discovered seven Earth-size planets orbiting around a single nearby star and astronomers also shows possibility that these new worlds could hold life.

This gang of planets is less than 40 light-years away in the constellation Aquarius, according to NASA and the Belgian-led research team who announced the discovery Wednesday. Continue reading “NASA discover 7 Earth like Planets, may have possible life”

India sets eyes on Venus and Mars, Isro attempts mega world record

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For the first time India is set its eyes on Venus and planning to re-visit on Mars the red planet very soon.

Buried and hidden in the hundreds of pages of the new format electronic budget documents, is the first formal acknowledgement by the government about these two new bold inter-planetary sojourns to Earth’s immediate neighbors. Continue reading “India sets eyes on Venus and Mars, Isro attempts mega world record”

Black Hole at Galaxy’s Center Launches Planet-Size ‘Spitballs’

The massive object at the Milky Way’s core is shredding stars and tossing out their remnants, new simulations suggest.

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An x-ray image shows the turbulent region of space that surrounds the supermassive black hole at the middle of the Milky Way, known as Sagittarius A*.

The monster black hole at the center of our galaxy is shooting out “spitballs” the size of planets—and one may be sprinting through space several hundred light-years away from Earth.

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What are stars?

what are stars

From the centuries to this day human beings has spent lives looking at the night sky for stars and get amazed by these shining bright pearls. In the past the humans wonder what these luminous things in the sky are. The ancient people used to associate the stars with heavens, with gods and goddesses and also that when a person died he become the star. And many of people still believe this. Every different culture relates stars according to their belief but mostly stars are seen as gods and goddesses.

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Why is Universe known as Space?

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What is space? is it a void place, gap between two objects, persons. according to Wikipedia Space is “Space is the boundless three-dimensional extent in which objects and events have relative position and direction. Physical space is often conceived in three linear dimensions“. But what space mean in cosmology? why our universe known as “Space”. Continue reading “Why is Universe known as Space?”

The Spider Nebula and Young Stars

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A nebula (cloud of interstellar gas and dust) known as “The Spider” glows vividly green in an infrared image taken by NASA’s Spitzer Space Telescope and the Two Micron All Sky Survey (2MASS). The Spider nebula, officially named IC 417, lies near a much smaller object called NGC 1931, (not pictured in the image). Continue reading “The Spider Nebula and Young Stars”