Tag Archives: Astrophysics

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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Are We The Only Intelligent Life in the Universe?? | Joe Rogan & Brian Cox

In my opinion, there is absolutely no way that we are the only “intelligent” life form in our galaxy, much less the universe. As physicist Brian Cox explains, there are a trillion galaxies in the universe and over 13 billion … Continue reading

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Time Travel Is Possible Through Wormholes—but You Can Only Ever Go Backward

Interesting stuff… Refer to story below. Source: Newsweek Hannah Osborne, Newsweek Time travel through a wormhole is technically feasible under the rules of theoretical physics—the only catch is that we can only ever go backward. In a blog post for … Continue reading

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Brightest Galaxy in the Universe Found

Interesting stuff… TGO Refer to story below. Source: SPACE.com By Mike Wall May 22, 2015 A newfound galaxy 12.5 billion light-years from Earth is the most luminous one known in the universe, blazing more brightly than 300 trillion suns, a … Continue reading

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Proto Star Cluster a Cosmic ‘Dinosaur Egg’ Ready to Hatch

Interesting stuff… TGO Refer to story below. Source: SPACE.com By Nola Taylor Redd May 15, 2015 The youngest example of one of the oldest objects in the universe may have been discovered by astronomers, who say it appears ready to … Continue reading

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Graveyard of Stars May Surround Milky Way’s Monster Black Hole

Black holes, one of the many mysteries of space… TGO Refer to story below. Source: SPACE.com By Charles Q. Choi The remains of thousands of stars might exist in a vast graveyard near the giant black hole at the heart … Continue reading

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Colossal Ancient Galaxies Die from the Inside Out

Astrophysics is such an amazing field. There is so much mystery; so much to speculate on and so much to discover. In this day and age, when so much is known about our world, it is so fascinating to have the … Continue reading

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A Conversation with Neil deGrasse Tyson

Interesting and informative conversation. TGO Video: YouTube  

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