24 May, 2024
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Experiment on the ISS: CAL will cool down the temperature of atoms to absolute zero in fraction of seconds

The Antares rocket and Cygnus supply ship by Orbital ATK were recently launched to the International Space Station after almost a day’s delay. Cygnus carried a number of apparatus of which, one of the most exciting pieces of the instrument is called Cold Atom Laboratory or CAL. This ice chest-sized apparatus would allow scientists to […]

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A newly-discovered supermassive black hole found that shines brighter than an entire galaxy

Researchers at the Australian National University (ANU) have come across the fastest-growing black hole in the known universe. The supermassive black hole is located around 12 billion light-years from the Earth making it one of the black holes that formed right after the Big Bang. The supermassive black hole is estimated to be the size […]

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TESS satellites sends a stunning test image of more than 200,000 stars

NASA’s new exoplanet-hunting mission, the Transiting Exoplanet Survey Satellite (TESS) that was launched on April 18 aboard SpaceX Falcon rocket has spent just a few days in the space and yet, it managed to send a stunning test image consisting of more than 200,000 stars in a single frame. The image released by NASA shows […]

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Space Timeline of February: Notes on Not-To-Miss Sights of February’s Night Skies

The second month of 2017 is around the corner and only after few hours, the clock will strike at February. The month of January was quite successful for space missions and sky grazers and the approaching month also has some exclusive sights for the space enthusiasts. However, before the month ends, nature has some precious […]