Tag: Astronomy

  • An Amazing Spiral Formation of Stars Is Captured by NASA’s Hubble Telescope

    An Amazing Spiral Formation of Stars Is Captured by NASA’s Hubble Telescope

    Nature likes spirals – from the whirlwinds of a hurricane to the pinwheel-shaped protoplanetary disks around newborn stars to the vast regions of spiral galaxies in our Universe. Now astronomers are surprised to find young stars spiraling into the center of a massive star cluster in the Small Magellanic Cloud, a satellite galaxy of the […]

  • China’s Space Program: The World’s New Space Superpower

    China’s Space Program: The World’s New Space Superpower

    China’s ambitions in space received a boost as three astronauts docked at China’s semi-finished Space Station. China plans to collect samples from asteroids and explore Jupiter by 2025. Three Chinese astronauts, two veteran Taikonauts, and one rookie launched from the Gobi Desert and docked with the center part of the Space Station. They will complete […]

  • Are There Any Real Pictures of Mercury?

    Are There Any Real Pictures of Mercury?

    Mercury, the closest planet to our sun, is a very hot planet, with daytime temperatures reaching 430°C. However, the planet has cooled considerably over the years as its interior became colder. Real Pictures of Mercury Recommended posts: Mercury was a lava planet billions of years ago, when the rocks on its surface melted. As a […]

  • NASA’s Psyche Mission to an Asteroid

    NASA’s Psyche Mission to an Asteroid

    NASA’s Psyche mission will explore a unique metallic asteroid between Mars and Jupiter in 2022. The asteroid could contain metal from the core of an early rocky planet. Recommended posts: Psyche mission NASA There aren’t many classes of objects left in the solar system that we haven’t looked at up close with a spacecraft. And […]