Tag Archives: Astronomy

Feast your eyes on this spectacular Hubble photo of a spiral galaxy

30 million light-years away, think about that! Light travels at 186,282 miles per second, so… 186,282 x 60 (seconds) x 60 (minutes) x 24 (hours) x 365 (days) x 30,000,000 (years) – that is quite a distance!  The universe truly … Continue reading

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Black hole seen for first time in image showing matter being sucked into timeless oblivion

What an amazing achievement!!! Just consider that the photograph of the black hole seen below was taken at the center of a galaxy that is 55 million light-years away from earth! That’s 186,282 (miles per second) x 60 (seconds) x … Continue reading

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Is Dark Matter Made Up of Mini Black Holes from the Big Bang?

Interesting stuff. TGO Refer to story below. Source: Live Science By Meredith Fore, Live Science Contributor | April 9, 2018  Dark matter, the mysterious extra mass in the universe that emits no light yet exerts a gravitational pull, may actually … Continue reading

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The other blue planet: How Mars looked 3.5bn years ago – and scientists believe the water is still there

It would be so cool if man could actually colonize Mars. This however, seems increasingly more unlikely to occur, given how mankind continues to “behave” here on earth. Odds are that a third world war, which quite possibly could become … Continue reading

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Colossal distant black hole holds surprises about early universe

Interesting stuff. One regret of mine, and I have many, is not studying astronomy, theoretical physics, etc. I find it more fascinating and relevant than most other fields of study. It would be interesting to spend a week among people … Continue reading

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Stephen Hawking issues dire warning: We have less than 600 years until Earth becomes a sizzling fireball

How we’re going to travel at the speed of light, 186,282 miles per second, is a slight problem, at least with today’s technology. Although I suppose anything is possible. It seems we would need to be integrated into a beam … Continue reading

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Massive Galaxy That Formed Just After Big Bang Is Second Oldest Cosmic Object Ever Discovered

Interesting stuff… TGO Refer to story below. Source: Newsweek Meghan Bartels,Newsweek Astronomers announced today they’ve spotted the second-oldest object in the universe to date, a star-forming galaxy located 12.8 billion light-years away. Because astronomical observations act as a sort of … Continue reading

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The Milky Way’s Supermassive Black Hole is Proving Einstein Correct

If ever there was a reason for hoping that life after death was a real phenomenon, this is it. Just imagine how Einstein would feel in KNOWING that his theories were correct!  Obviously, this would also apply to countless other … Continue reading

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