The week that made its way into our history books!

If you had been following the news, you know what my headline means exactly. Yes, the launch of the Falcon Heavy - the most powerful rocket build by our very own rocket man’s company, SpaceX. A very short brief: On Feb 06 2018 at 3:45 PM EST, SpaceX made its way into history (again) with... Continue Reading →

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Falcon Heavy – Up, up and away(and back) in few days. What should you know about this beautiful beast?

Falcon Heavy is by far the powerful rocket to have been manufactured. Thanks to SpaceX, it will liftoff on Feb 6 2018 from the launch pad 39A, located at Kennedy Space Center in Cape Canaveral  - the same one used by NASA’s Apollo moon missions making this one historical too. Although NASA is in-progress of... Continue Reading →

“Super Blue Blood Moon”, why are we calling it that and what it means?

Here is another great also extra special celestial event for all the astronomical junkies out there! The last day of the first month in 2018 is going to end in a spectacular way. Astronomers are calling the event “Super Blue Blood Moon”. Why extra special? We will get to that in a moment. Let’s first... Continue Reading →

Remember, the important thing is not to stop questioning – Albert Einstein

I dedicate one week of every month’s to post about questions taken from Quora. Here goes this month’s bunch. Where exactly is our solar system located? If you examine our Milky Way graphical upper view, it sort of looks like an octopus’s top view but with spiral shaped arms. These arms illuminate interstellar dust and... Continue Reading →

New discoveries – yet again! 72 new galaxies found.

Astronomers at the ESO (European Southern Observatory) have found 72 new galaxies hiding in the plain sight. This was observed by Multi Unit Spectroscopic Explorer (MUSE), a second generation instrument in development for the Very Large Telescope (VLT) of the ESO. The galaxies were observed on the area in space called “Hubble Ultra Deep Field”,... Continue Reading →

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