Tag: universe

7 talks to make you love science

7 talks to make you love science

Ted talks has selected 7 amazing talks from its database that will make you love science. Here they are: Ed Yong Suicidal crickets, zombie roaches and other parasite tales Mar 2014 We humans set a premium on our own free will and independence … and yet there’s a shadowy influence we might not be considering. As […]

Cosmic Accounting Reveals Missing Light Crisis

Cosmic Accounting Reveals Missing Light Crisis

Pasadena, CA—Something is amiss in the Universe. There appears to be an enormous deficit of ultraviolet light in the cosmic budget. The vast reaches of empty space between galaxies are bridged by tendrils of hydrogen and helium, which can be used as a precise “light meter.” In a recent study published in The Astrophysical Journal Letters, […]

Nearby galaxy is a “fossil” from the early universe

Nearby galaxy is a “fossil” from the early universe

Pasadena, CA— New work from a team of scientists including Carnegie’s Josh Simon analyzed the chemical elements in the faintest known galaxy, called Segue 1, and determined that it is effectively a fossil galaxy left over from the early universe. Astronomers hoping to learn about the first stages of galaxy formation after the Big Bang […]

Aurora Borealis. What Happens When a Solar Thunder Hits the Earth ?

Aurora Borealis. What Happens When a Solar Thunder Hits the Earth ?

  The astrophotographer Göran Strand de Östersund, Sweden, has captured what happens when a solar thunder hits the Earth and the video is amazing. Is there anything more beautiful than an aurora borealis? Yes, there is something: being able to see one, but if you don’t have the chance of living in one of the […]

Meteor in USA 2013

Meteor in USA 2013

Rayna Petrova and I woke up this morning with amazing news from the outer space: Another meteor! This time the scenario is not Russia, but USA and far from being a disaster, it has been almost romantic to see that beautiful shinning ball crossing the sky. Despite we could think that our Planet is being […]