Astronomy

TESS satellite uncovers ‘first nearby super-Earth’

NASA's Transiting Exoplanet Survey Satellite (TESS) satellite has recently characterized the first nearby super-earth outside of our solar system- located at a distance of...

Cosmic Serpent

The VISIR instrument on ESO’s Very Large Telescope has captured this stunning image of a newly discovered massive triple star system. Nicknamed Apep after...

Largest Galaxy Proto-Supercluster Found

An international team of astronomers using the VIMOS instrument of ESO’s Very Large Telescope have uncovered a titanic structure in the early Universe. This...

Dark Matter and Dark Energy: Do They Really Exist?

For close on a century, scientists have speculated that the universe contains more matter than can be straightforwardly watched, known as dark matter. They...

ALMA Discovers Cold Dust Around Nearest Star

Alma observatory in Chile has recently discovered cold dust around the closest star, Proxima Centauri to the Solar System. It suggests that the glow coming...

Scientists Detect Comets Outside our Solar System

MIT scientists along with amateur astronomers have captured the dusty tails of six exocomets orbiting around a faint star 800 light years from Earth. These comets...

This is Why our Universe has Three Dimensions

You might never consider the reason behind why our universe has three dimensions. Although the question is one of the most profound puzzles in cosmology....