August 2019

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Establishing the Shape of the Milky Way

The milky way is our home galaxy while its shape has remained unestablished. Scientists may have uncovered a new method of shaping the Milky Way by determining the distance between stars and Earth through 3D…


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The Discovery of An Ultra Hot Neptune Exoplanet

The masses and physical characteristics of planets are usually predictable based on the distance between them and their star. Recent space discoveries reported at the TESS Space Conference in MIT announced the unusual observation of…


Stars Do Not Slow Down

Stars Do Not Slow Down

  According to space experts, the rate of spinning is believed to slow down as a star ages, but new findings announced at the TESS Science Conference are challenging the theory. The breakthrough study hypothesises…


Dark Matter Will Not Kill You

Dark Matter Will Not Kill You

Dark matter is known to permeate the universe. Scientists believe that the object is most likely small and light to go around undetected. A team from the Vanderbilt University in Nashville¬†are unravelling the nature of…


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Solar Wind in A Lab

Scientists have finally recreated the spiralling solar wind of the Sun, within a controlled laboratory setting. The breakthrough experiment conducted through an alumininum vacuum (known as the Big Red Ball) at the Wisconsin Plasma Physics…