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

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

Strange Celestial Events

Space, as I’ve mentioned before, is an incredibly strange void. Although we know a great deal about space and it functions relatively routinely, there are still some aspects and events that almost defy expectations. Because of this, space offers some of the strangest and most unique events known to man. Being the astronomy fanatic that [...]

By | March 26th, 2018|AStronomy, Blog, Science, Space|Comments Off on Strange Celestial Events

Astronomy Events to Watch in 2018

2017 was a fantastic year for astronomy, mainly due to one of the most publicized events in recent memory: The Great American Solar Eclipse. On August 21st, for just a few moments, the entirety of the United States was treated to a magnificent solar eclipse. Events such as these are rare, and so we must [...]

By | March 26th, 2018|AStronomy, Blog, Science, Space, Travel|Comments Off on Astronomy Events to Watch in 2018

It’s A Big Place Out There

Ever look up at the night sky and wonder how big this place really is? Our universe, and we’re only seeing a very small piece of it at night, is mind-bogglingly enormous! Let’s look at some numbers to see how enormous it really is.  Our sun, which seems close by as we feel it’s warmth [...]

By | March 7th, 2018|AStronomy, Blog, Science, Space|Comments Off on It’s A Big Place Out There

What Can A Solar Storm Do To Earth?

According to multiple news outlets, a solar storm has hit the earth  recently. While Earth has been subject to a few solar storms in the past, this new event could cause quite a bit of trouble. So, what exactly would happen if the earth were suddenly hit by a solar storm? Let’s find out.   [...]

By | March 2nd, 2018|AStronomy, Blog, Science, Space|Comments Off on What Can A Solar Storm Do To Earth?