Space

Astronomers Spot A New Class Of Low-Mass Black Holes

There may be an entire class of black holes that we didn’t know about.  Astronomers have spotted a black hole that is smaller than the smallest known black holes in the universe.  It is just 19 kilometers wide and has a mass of about 3.3 solar...

A Halloween-Themed Sun Captured By NASA

NASA shares a ‘pumpkin Sun’ image that was captured by the Solar Dynamics Observatory in 2014. The image is colorized in yellow and gold tones to create a Halloween-themed appearance. Like other stars, our Sun is a ball of gas. In terms...

Could Life Form In Two-Dimensional Universe?

There are ways to make gravity work in 2(space)+1(time) dimensional universe. A physicist showed how a scalar gravitational field would work in two spatial dimensions, enabling stable orbits and a logical cosmology. Have you ever wondered how life...

What Is The Temperature of Uranus’ Rings?

Researchers used two most advanced ground-based telescopes to measure the temperature of the rings of Uranus.  Uranus ring system has a temperature of -196°C (77 Kelvin), just about the boiling point of liquid nitrogen.  Typically, Saturn is the...