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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Sometimes the questions are complicated and the answers are simple – Here is this week’s Q&A!

As mentioned in my last month’s post, I am dedicating a week to answer random questions picked from Quora. So here is this month’s lot. If you had a chance for a “do-over” in life, what would you do all over differently? Oh yeah, I would be surprised if there isn’t a long list of... Continue Reading →

Answers ready to be served! – Astronomy Q&A for the month.

As mentioned in my last month’s post, I am dedicating a week to answer questions picked from Quora about Astronomy. So here is this month’s batch. What would happen if a bullet was shot in outer space? Answer: Space does not have oxygen but that doesn't mean your gun won't fire. Modern gun has ammunition... Continue Reading →

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