The most distant dying galaxy discovered so far, more massive than our Milky Way — with more than a trillion stars — has revealed that the ‘cores’ of these systems had formed already 1.5 billion years after the Big Bang, about 1 billion years earlier than previous measurements revealed.
A super-Earth known as Barnard b might be far more habitable than previously thought.
Launched in 2009, Kepler’s mission was actually born in the early 80s as scientists began to turn their attention to finding planets with similar characteristics to home. Here are just some of the cool discoveries made possible due to the intergalactic telescope.
‘This is the most beautiful and satisfactory explanation of creation to which I ever listened.’
A team of scientists from the University of Southampton in collaboration with DES-SN, This is part of a global effort to understand dark energy, a component driving an acceleration in the expansion of the Universe.
Vexed astronomers all over the world have lambasted Rocket Lab, a private U.S./New Zealand-based aerospace development company, after it surreptitiously launched a satellite resembling a giant disco ball into the Read More…