How will the Sun Die and When?

Most people know that all stars eventually die. With that said, when will the sun die, and what will happen as it starts to die? Luckily, most experts believe humans won't be around to witness the death of the sun. In the past, astronomers believed that the sun would turn into a planetary nebula and [...]

By | February 14th, 2019|AStronomy, Blog, Science, Space|Comments Off on How will the Sun Die and When?

The Discovery of a Tiny Galaxy

Of course, when it comes to things like galaxies, the word “tiny” is relative. This heretofore unknown galaxy, christened Bedin I, is 3000 light years across. This means that it takes light 3000 years to cross from one end to the other. As for mileage, consider that one light year is 5.88 trillion miles. But the galaxy [...]

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What You Need to Take the Perfect Astroscape

Thanks to technological improvements in digital photography, both professionals and amateurs are capable of shooting the stars without specialized equipment or software. Astroscapes, images with foreground landscape elements along with the night sky above, have surged in popularity. With the right equipment, one can capture stunning images of the night sky. CAMERA AND LENSES REQUIRED FOR [...]

By | February 14th, 2019|AStronomy, Blog, Science, Space, Travel|Comments Off on What You Need to Take the Perfect Astroscape

China’s Space Program Makes History

The space program belonging to the People's Republic of China began during the 1950s. At that time, the country developed a ballistic missile program when they felt threatened by the United States and Russia. However, space exploration did not begin until 2003 when Yang Liwei entered space aboard the Shenzhou 5. The program continually evolved over the [...]

By | January 5th, 2019|AStronomy, Blog, Science, Space|Comments Off on China’s Space Program Makes History

The Comet Cometh: This Comet Came a Little too Close to Earth

Comet Wirtanen passed extremely close to Earth earlier this month and its approach was observable several days in advance. Up to a week in advance of its arrival, the comet could be observed with the naked eye in parts of Ireland. It was also observed and reported by Astronomy Ireland, a nonprofit educational organization based [...]

By | January 4th, 2019|AStronomy, Blog, Science, Space|Comments Off on The Comet Cometh: This Comet Came a Little too Close to Earth

How Multiple Explosions in Space Causes Binary Stars

It is common knowledge that most of the stars that are detected on the space are binary stars or something close to that. There have been serious questions as to how these types of stars are formed. There have been several methods through which the binary star systems are formed. The problem is brought about by the [...]

By | October 26th, 2018|AStronomy, Blog, Science, Space|Comments Off on How Multiple Explosions in Space Causes Binary Stars

The Universe’s Speed Limit

The ultimate speed limit that can be achieved according to physics at this points is the speed of light. As Einstein stated, the speed of light is always the same no matter if the light ray is reaching toward the observer or moving away from them. As long as an object is comprised of matter, [...]

By | October 25th, 2018|AStronomy, Blog, Science, Space|Comments Off on The Universe’s Speed Limit

Best Museums In The World To Visit

Preparing for the future means understanding the trials and achievements of the people who lived before us. Artifacts of the past are lessons from our ancestors given physical form. Rather than a dry list of dates and events, museums display history’s remnants as direct sensation: a portal into what past generations felt--and created--in the moments [...]

By | September 20th, 2018|AStronomy, Blog, Science, Space, Travel|Comments Off on Best Museums In The World To Visit

Where To Stargaze In America

I’ve said this time and time again, but I’ll say it once more: I love astronomy. Everything about space utterly intrigues me and I want to know everything about it. Unfortunately, I will never go to space myself, but that won’t stop me from staring up at the skies and admiring our universe’s sheer beauty. [...]

By | September 12th, 2018|AStronomy, Blog, Science, Space, Travel|Comments Off on Where To Stargaze In America

Fun Facts About Space

Space. It’s vast, and, as far as we know, never-ending. Because of this, it technically means that we will always have something new to learn. However, that doesn’t mean that we haven’t learned a great deal already. In fact, we technically know more about our solar system than we do our own oceans. With that [...]

By | September 12th, 2018|AStronomy, Blog, Science, Space|Comments Off on Fun Facts About Space