Space

The Most Detailed Image & Video Of The Sun’s Surface

National Science Foundation released the highest resolution image ever captured of the Sun’s surface.  They used ground-based Daniel K. Inouye Solar Telescope to capture unprecedented details.  It reveals features as small as 18 miles in size...

A Planet That Orbits Two Stars Instead Of One

An exoplanet named TOI 1338 b orbits a pair of stars every 95 days.  This circumbinary planet is almost 7 times bigger than Earth and 1,300 light-years away.  In 2018, NASA launched a space telescope named Transiting Exoplanet Survey Satellite...

Astronomers Find Mysterious ‘Cotton Candy’ Planets

Astronomers identify a new class of planet with incredibly low density.  They studied three planets orbiting a Sun-like star Kepler 51.  These puffy have densities lower than 0.1 gram/cm3. Planets are made out of numerous different things. Venus...

When Did The First Stars And Galaxies Light Up?

A new study suggests that the Dark Ages completely ended around 12 billion years ago.  This is when the first generation of stars and galaxies lit up the universe.  It is estimated that our universe is 13.8 billion years old, with an uncertainty of...