Hubble Finds Teeny Tiny Clumps of Dark Matter

Hubble Finds Teeny Tiny Clumps of Dark Matter Using data from Hubble and the gravitational lensing technique, a team of astronomers have found definitive evidence that Dark Matter is indeed “cold”. The post Hubble Finds Teeny Tiny Clumps of Dark Matter appeared first on Universe Today. Universe Today Go to Source

The Perfect Stars to Search for Life On Their Planets

The Perfect Stars to Search for Life On Their Planets We tend to think of our Earthly circumstances as normal. A watery, temperate world orbiting a stable yellow star. A place where life has persisted for nearly 4 billion years. It’s almost inevitable that when we think of other places where life could thrive, we […]

TESS Finds a Planet That Orbits Two Stars

TESS Finds a Planet That Orbits Two Stars Researchers working with data from NASA’s TESS (Transiting Exoplanet Survey Satellite) have a found a planet that orbits two stars. Initially, the system was identified by citizen scientists as a pair of eclipsing binary stars without a planet. But an intern taking a closer look at that […]

Weekly Space Hangout: January 8, 2019 – Dr. Brian Weeden, Director of Program Planning, The Secure World Foundation

Weekly Space Hangout: January 8, 2019 – Dr. Brian Weeden, Director of Program Planning, The Secure World Foundation Hosts:  Dr. Morgan Rehnberg (MorganRehnberg.com / @MorganRehnberg & ChartYourWorld.org) Veranika Klimovich ( @VeronikaSpace) Annie Wilson ( @cosmoquestx Tonight we are pleased to welcome Dr. Brian Weeden, Director of Program Planning at the Secure World Foundation, to the […]

New Research Casts A Shadow On The Existence Of Dark Energy

New Research Casts A Shadow On The Existence Of Dark Energy The universe is expanding. When we look in all directions, we see distant galaxies speeding away from us, their light redshifted due to cosmic expansion. This has been known since 1929 when Edwin Hubble calcuated the relation between a galaxy’s distance and its redshift. […]

Our Guide to this Friday’s Penumbral Lunar Eclipse

Our Guide to this Friday’s Penumbral Lunar Eclipse Ready for the first lunar eclipse of the year? The first eclipse season of 2020 comes to an end Friday, with a penumbral lunar eclipse. This season overlaps with 2019, when it kicked off with the Boxing Day annular solar eclipse of December 26th, 2019. The post […]

Carnival of Space #645

Carnival of Space #645 Welcome to the 645th Carnival of Space! The Carnival is a community of space science and astronomy writers and bloggers, who submit their best work each week for your benefit. We have a fantastic roundup today so now, on to this week’s worth of stories! Universe Today: Top Astronomical Events for […]