Tweet A robotic explorer named Juno is on its way to Jupiter, following launch this afternoon aboard an Atlas 5 rocket flying from Cape Canaveral, Florida. Blastoff was delayed almost an hour while engineers worked around a problem with a helium purge line in the rocket’s ground support equipment, but […]

Tweet This is super cool! Astronomers using a pair of sub-millimeter wavelength telescopes discovered the largest reservoir of water ever found in the Universe. The water-containing cloud was found near quasar APM 08279+5255, some 12 billion light years from Earth. This means that the radiation seen today from this quasar […]

Tweet Astronomers and Scientists today reported that they had discovered another earth like planey beyond our solar system using the Kepler Space Telescope. Astronomer Geoff Marcy from the University of California-Berkeley and other scientists found more than 500 large gasseous planets like Jupiter or Saturn. This is the first one […]

Tweet New clues are helping solve a long held belief that the Sun’s surface is millions of degrees hotter than its atmosphere. Astronomers and scientists used two different satellites to come to a conclusion that spicules are created on the surface which vent hot gases called plasma towards the Suns atmosphere. […]

Tweet Who says age is a barrier when it comes to discovery of SuperNova? Story broke out today that a 10-year-old Kathryn Gray made a record-breaking find when she discovered a supernova effectively becoming the youngest discoverer ever. The Canadian schoolgirl stumbled on her find while scanning through astronomical images […]

Tweet Its been more than 30 years since NASA’a Viking spacecraft were on Mars and declared no evidence of life on the rocky martian surface. But now, scientists say that a new experiment on Mars-like soil shows Viking did infact find organics on Mars. This new study was started due […]


Tweet Skygazers and enthusiasts are all in for a treat in the early hours of Tuesday when the first lunar eclipse in almost three years is to take place which will turn the moon pink, coppery and even a red. The lunar eclipse coincides with the northern hemisphere’s mid winter solstice. […]