Tag Archives: Astronomy

19Mar/15

NASA confirms ocean on Jupiter moon, raising prospects for life

NASA confirms that a moon orbiting Jupiter has an ocean beneath its icy surface.
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03Mar/15

NASA spacecraft to enter Ceres’ orbit later this week

(Next Media) – NASA’s Dawn spacecraft will reach dwarf planet Ceres on Friday, marking the end of its eight-year journey. The spacecraft’s mission is to study both Vesta, one of the largest asteroid in our solar system, and Ceres, an icy dwarf planet.
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01Mar/15

World’s largest radio telescope project mark progress

S Africa-Radio Telescope

China Central Television (CCTV) – Preliminary work on the world’s largest radio telescope project has made a major progress, with the completion of an array of radio telescopes in Northern Cape Province, South Africa.
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26Feb/15

Scientists find giant black hole weighing as much as 12 billion suns

(Next Media) – The discovery of a giant black hole which is growing faster than usual challenges our current theories of black hole expansion.
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12Feb/15

Sun’s activity captured in stunning time-lapse video

(IVO)- A twisting solar flare erupting into space……just one of many captivating images taken by the Solar Dynamics Observatory during its five years in space.

To mark the milestone, NASA has released a veritable ‘greatest hits package’ of the sun’s activity.
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