The video shows distant worlds orbiting a star 133 light-years away

Article An artist’s rendering of the HR 8799 planetary system at an early stage in its development, showing planet HR879cc, a disk of gas and dust, and the inner planets. (Dunlap Institute for Astronomy and Astrophysics / Mediapharm / NASA) a New time-lapse video from Northwestern University shows four exoplanets, or planets outside our solar … Read more

Will Steffen fought passionately for our planet. To honor him we must follow his plan Penny Sackett

tHis science week lost one of the Earth system’s greatest experts, Australia lost a skilled and passionate expert in climate science communication, and the world lost a humble spirit of the highest humanity, kindness, and integrity. Like dozens of others have, I lost a colleague and friend when Will Stephen left us on Sunday after … Read more

Hear the wind on Mars

wWhen I first heard it, it sounded like a short, shrill quote. A temporary lull in an outside event captured by an old video camera. A sound slide on a windy afternoon anywhere on Earth. The voice was actually blowing wind through the microphone. But the wind is on another planet. Wind on Mars. The … Read more

Governments will be major customers for Axiom Space private astronaut missions in the future

WASHINGTON — Axiom Space says customers for private astronaut missions to the International Space Station are dominated by governments, not individuals. On a call with reporters Jan. 30, Axiom Space executives said they were “very overloaded with training” the crew for the Ax-2, the company’s second mission to the station, which is tentatively scheduled for … Read more

How can we really visit other universes

For nearly 100 years, physicists have tried to reconcile the physics of the smallest building blocks in the universe (quantum physics) with the physics of large galaxies (Einstein’s theory of general relativity). But they kept coming up against one requirement that was hard to swallow: Their theories only work if we live in a multiverse … Read more

Future space telescopes could be up to 100 meters wide, built in space, and then bent into a precise shape

It’s an exciting time for astronomers and cosmologists. Ago James Webb Space Telescope (JWST), astronomers have been treated to the sharpest and most detailed images of the universe ever taken. webPowerful infrared imagers, spectrometers, and coronal imaging devices will allow much more to come in the near future, including everything from surveys of the early … Read more

How to spot planets hiding in plain sight

This video was produced by Trevor Kjorlien as part of the CBC Creator Network. Learn more about Creators Network here. Most people are aware that if you live in the city, light pollution limits your view of the night sky. If you want to see a lot of stars, comets and the Milky Way, you … Read more

Creation of the Universe According to Srimad Bhagavatam | Sarpath

According to Srimad Bhagavatam, the universe was created by the Lord, Sri Krishna, through the process of cosmic emergence. The creation process begins with the Lord’s desire to create, and from that desire, material energy, known as maya, is activated. This material energy then condenses to form mahat-tattva, the total physical energy, from which the … Read more