Wormholes
News & Events

Are Wormholes Fact or Fiction?

October 4, 2022 James Miller 0

Wormholes are a sci-fi trope that everybody has heard of, a swirly (often blue-colored) tube that lets the protagonist jump between large distances or to other worlds. Of course, wormholes of this type are pure […]

Meteor Shower
Observing

The Night Sky This Month: October 2022

October 1, 2022 James Miller 0

Planetary viewing remains poor in the Northern Hemisphere, particularly for observers located at or above latitude 450N. Moreover, most of the planets will remain within about 20 or so degrees above the horizon for observers […]

Super Moon
Observing

The Night Sky This Month: August 2022

July 31, 2022 James Miller 0

In August, planetary viewing remains poor for observers situated north of latitude 500N. Observers between latitude 250N and latitude 500N, on the other hand, might be able to spot some of the inner planets at […]

Meteor activity
Observing

The Night Sky This Month: July 2022

July 1, 2022 James Miller 0

Sky watchers can look forward to observing a Super Moon in July, as well as the annual Delta Aquarids meteor shower, noted for their persistent ionized gas trails. This month, planetary viewing remains difficult for […]

Radio telescope
News & Events

Astronomy and the Study of Black Holes

June 19, 2022 James Miller 0

Black holes have been an object of fascination ever since Einstein predicted them in 1916 using his then newly developed theory of general relativity. We have come a long way since then. Kip Thorne calculated […]

Observing

The Night Sky This Month: May 2022

May 1, 2022 James Miller 0

There’s a wealth of astronomical occurrences to delight in May. Look out for the Eta Aquarids, a Halley’s Comet associated meteor shower, producing around 30 meteors per hour during its peak on the nights of […]

Planet 9
News & Events

The Search For Planet 9 Continues

April 11, 2022 James Miller 0

We have been stuck with 8 planets in our solar system ever since Pluto was downgraded to a dwarf planet in 2006. This ‘injustice’ may be corrected soon though, as astronomers believe that there might […]

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