Astronomy


Asteroid Buzz

Two asteroids just buzzed by the earth! Just how close did those huge space rocks come to slamming into us? Closer than you may think! All it takes is one asteroid bigger than a car…




How Scientists Hunt for Dangerous Asteroids

The scientists presented the following NEO (Near-Earth Object) monitoring systems that had been successful and their possibilities in the future: • Scout Hazard Assessment System. This system contains information about likely space rock candidates. It…


Metallic Asteroids Go Undercover

Metallic asteroids may prove to be downscaled versions of planetary cores. Scientists have remained baffled by the lack of metal-rich asteroids as original research had suggest. Recent research has uncovered that many of these special…


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…


The Examination of Oumuamua

The Examination of Oumuamua

  Oumuamua is a peculiar space rock purported to be many things, with some observers suggesting extraterrestrial relations with the first known interstellar visitor. However, scientists have linked its physical traits to those belonging to…


Collision Courses of Exoplanets

Collision Courses of Exoplanets

  Compounded research on space rock collisions has revealed much information in the mechanics of our solar system. Scientists believe that they may have discovered the first instance of rock collisions under an exoplanetary setting….