• Edwin Hubble
    Astronomy History

    10 Most Influential Astronomers Of All Time

    While it is almost impossible to list all the astronomers that have made valuable contributions to the science of astronomy through the ages, it becomes merely difficult to list the ten most important astronomers of [...]
  • 10 Black Hole Quotes
    Astronomy Lists

    10 Black Hole Quotes

    John Michell (1724–1793): “If the semi-diameter of a sphere of the same density as the Sun were to exceed that of the Sun in the proportion of 500 to 1, a body falling from an [...]
  • Andromeda Galaxy (M31)
    Astronomy Lists

    15 Interesting Andromeda Galaxy Facts

    Part of Local Group If it were possible to travel anywhere in the galaxy, the next step would be to visit our 54 or so neighbouring minor galaxies, most of them dwarfs, that surround the [...]
  • 5 Bizarre Paradoxes Of Time Travel Explained
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    5 Bizarre Paradoxes Of Time Travel Explained

    There is nothing in Einstein’s theories of relativity to rule out time travel, although the very notion of traveling to the past violates one of the most fundamental premises of physics, that of causality. With [...]
  • Top 10 Facts About The Solar System
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    Top 10 Facts About The Solar System

    1: Solar System is 4.6 Billion Years Old The solar system is 4.6 billion years old and 99.86% of its mass is contained in our Sun, a rotating yellow dwarf star whose powerful gravity causes [...]
  • Saturn
    Astronomy Lists

    10 Interesting Facts about the Missions to Saturn

    Saturn has been observed since prehistoric times, with the planet having played a major role in all major ancient cultures and religions throughout history. The ancient Babylonians, for instance, kept records describing detailed observations of [...]
  • Astronomy Lists

    10 Beautiful Star Clusters for Stargazers

    Star clusters represent distinct steps in the evolution of the Universe. On the one hand, globular clusters can be thought of as “fossils”, in the sense that in many cases, they are all that remain [...]
  • Top 10 Desktop Apps For Stargazing
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    Top 10 Desktop Apps For Stargazing

    While computers and specialized software are not strictly required for stargazing at the amateur level, there is no doubt that the stargazing hobby can be greatly enhanced with the use of computers and user-friendly software. [...]

Stargazing

  • The biggest news story of 2021 is undoubtedly the successful launch of the James Webb Space Telescope- almost 25 years after it was first proposed. Although the image above was taken by NASA’s Juno spacecraft [...]