Astrophysics

French Researchers Determine the Age of the Moon...

 
French Researchers Determine the Age of the Moon
After discovering a star much bigger than the sun, the researchers at the Nice Observatory on the Côte d'Azur have made two other major findings: the age of the moon and the soil composition ...
Astrophysics

Spin of Black Hole Measured For First Time Using Gravity Lens Predicted ...

 
Spin of Black Hole Measured For First Time Using Gravity Lens Predicted by Einstein
This first direct measurement of the spin of such a distant black hole is an important advance for understanding how black holes grow over time.
Astrophysics

715 New Exoplanets Discovered by Kepler Mission...

 
715 New Exoplanets Discovered by Kepler Mission
NASA's Kepler mission announced Wednesday the discovery of 715 new planets – bringing us even closer to finding proof of extraterrestrial life.
Astrophysics

Mystery of Ultra-Compact, Burned-Out Galaxies Solved...

 
Mystery of Ultra-Compact, Burned-Out Galaxies Solved
Using NASA's Hubble Space Telescope and Europe's Herschel Space Observatory, astronomers have pieced together the evolutionary sequence of compact elliptical galaxies that erupted and ...
Astrophysics

Volatile pulsar reveals millisecond missing link...

 
Volatile pulsar reveals millisecond missing link
For the first time, astronomers have caught a pulsar in a crucial transitional phase that explains the origin of the mysterious millisecond pulsars.

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