BLACK HOLES has been astonishing people from time to time since its prediction by Einstein in his paper in 1916. It was first coined by American astronomer John Wheeler in 1967 and was discovered in 1971. Different physicists like Stephen hawking and many other astronomers has been studying this mysterious yet dangerous object existing in … Continue reading Understanding Black holes
Natural phenomenon, which is largest in 68 years, will be visible after sunset on Monday wherever you are in the world and there wouldn’t be another like it until 2034. So, I went to outskirts of my city and enjoy this event. Here are some of the pictures during my visit. T: #Supermoon C: Canon Rebel … Continue reading Through the lens: The Incredible Space
NuSTAR has observed 40 "X-ray binaries" — intense sources of X-rays comprised of a black hole or neutron star that feeds off a stellar companion. By NASA/JPL | Published: Wednesday, January 06, 2016 NASA's Nuclear Spectroscopic Telescope Array (NuSTAR) has captured the best high-energy X-ray view yet of a portion of our nearest large neighboring … Continue reading NuStar’s latest image maps Andromeda’s dead stars
NGC 4845, otherwise known as LEDA 44392 or UGC 8078, is an 11th magnitude spiral galaxy in the constellation of Virgo. It is 58.8 million light-years away from us. The galaxy was originally discovered by the German-born British astronomer William Herschel in 1786. According to astronomers, NGC 4845 hosts a supermassive black hole in its center. The presence of … Continue reading NGC 4845: Hubble Space Telescope Sees Large Spiral Galaxy
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=2j5-rRiUNbU What's Up for January? A meteor shower, a binocular comet, and the winter circle of stars!
In this video they have given a beautiful and a complex presentation showing 3D visuals and what actually our universe looks like. I hope that after seeing this video you will really be amazed by the work of the team. Must Watch..!!
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=6xTGzesCsjs NASA began it's mission of the most successful manned flight ever achieved on July 26, 1971.....Apollo 15. It was the ninth manned mission in the United States' Apollo program, the fourth to land on the Moon, and the eighth successful manned mission. It was the first of what were termed"J missions," long stays on … Continue reading Documentary on Apollo 15
After the recent success of New Horizons, a conference held by NASA discussing regarding the dwarf planet. An interesting interaction and discussion. With Dr. Alan Stern, Principal Investigator followed by his Team at Johns Hopkins Applied Physics Laboratory. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=0jTdaOhG9wE
Astronomers have found evidence for a large population of hidden supermassive black holes in the Universe. Using NASA’s Nuclear Spectroscopic Telescope Array (NuSTAR) satellite observatory, the team of international scientists detected the high energy X-rays from five supermassive black holes previously clouded from direct view by dust and gas. “An illustration of the NuSTAR … Continue reading Five Supermassive Black Holes discovered