Tag: space

The 2019 Nobel Prize in Physics Awarded to Trio for Furthering our Understanding of Earth’s Place in the Cosmos

The 2019 Nobel Prize in Physics was jointly awarded to three scientists for furthering our understanding of the universe on Tuesday.

Researchers Created Millions of Virtual Universes and Shed Light on Galaxy Evolution

Scientists have found a way to create millions of virtual universes. Their study contradicts what we know about galactic evolution.

Scary Science: We Can’t Stop an Impact Event

The Scary Science series aims to show that some of our day-to-day issues can be inconsequential in the grand scheme of things and might bring about existential crisis for everyone who reads it. Here is why Bruce Willis might not be able to save us from an asteroid.

Scary Science: The Sun can Throw us Back to the Dark Ages

Scary Science series aims to show that some of our day-to-day issues can be inconsequential in the grand scheme of things and that there are some truly terrifying scientific theories

Man Made Space Debris are Threatening our Dreams of Conquering the Stars

We leave a large amount of junk orbiting our planet each time we send something to space. If we don’t do something soon humanity will be trapped, unable to leave Earth.

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There Might Be More to Gravity Than We Thought

By Pawan Naidu

This first detection of gravitational waves was the culmination of an epic scientific quest that resulted in proving Albert Einstein’s landmark theory of gravity. Since then, detectors have seen them multiple times. However, this is only the beginning.

Our Universe is too vast for even the most imaginative sci-fi

By Michael Strauss

As an astrophysicist, I am always struck by the fact that even the wildest science-fiction stories tend to be distinctly human in character. No matter how exotic the locale or how unusual the scientific concepts, most science fiction ends up being about quintessentially human (or human-like) interactions, problems, foibles and challenges