Posts Tagged ‘hubble’

Hubble captures double-star system’s spectacular cosmic fireworks (IMAGE)

Hubble has been capturing the Eta Carinae double-star system for over two decades, giving astronomers unprecedented insights into the system’s evolution and changing characteristics over time.  Located 7,500 light-years away, Hubble has observed the system in various wavelengths. Its latest observation, however, shows the system in unprecedented detail with the highest resolution image ever taken.  […]

‘Living fossil from the early universe’: Hubble spots new galactic neighbor (PHOTO)

While analyzing stars in cluster NGC 6752, astronomers using the NASA/ESA Hubble Space Telescope encountered a tiny and faint spherical dwarf galaxy 30 million light-years away which they have nicknamed Bedin 1. At roughly a thousand times dimmer than the Milky Way, Bedin 1 is one of the most ancient parts of the known universe […]

‘Its exact nature is unclear’: Hubble snaps mysterious nebula (PHOTO)

The “little-known nebula” named IRAS 05437+2502 was snapped in the constellation of Taurus, close to the central plane of the Milky Way galaxy. The boomerang-shaped feature was first discovered in 1983 in a sky survey using infrared light to find new celestial objects invisible from Earth’s surface. READ MORE: Earth-based telescope takes super-sharp image of […]

Hubble spots pitch-black exoplanet so hot it ‘eats light’ from nearby star

An international team of astronomers from McGill University, Canada and the University of Exeter, UK measured how much light is reflected by the exoplanet, otherwise known as its ‘albedo,’ in order to better understand the chemical makeup of the planet’s atmosphere. Only the Space Telescope Imaging Spectrograph (STIS) on the NASA/ESA Hubble Space Telescope is […]

Stunning! Hubble image captures hundreds of galaxies 6 billion light-years away

     In a breathtaking image of hundreds of galaxies, the Hubble Space Telescope provides an incredible display of a phenomenon known as gravitational lensing. The telescope, run jointly by NASA and the European Space Agency, imaged a region six billion light-years away containing the galaxy cluster Abell 370. Gravitational lensing, first proposed by physicist Albert […]

Leader’s representative decries Muslim killings in Kashmir

TEHRAN (Tasnim) – Leader of the Islamic Revolution’s representative in Southeast Asia denounced India’s crackdown on Kashmir Muslims as a major catastrophe, urging the Iranian administration to take a strong stance against the Indian government over the cruel measures. In an interview with the Tasnim News Agency, Ayatollah Seyed Mohammad Naqi Shahrokhi took a swipe […]

10 Important Books You Don’t Know About That Will Keep You Reading Until The Very Last Page

**This is an updated version of an article we published last month. We will continue to update the list and re-publish it for those who are interested in some good reads! Reading is incredible. It sparks our imaginations, enhances our critical thinking skills, improves our vocabulary, exercises our brain, and much more. While our love […]

Video Shows The Grim Reality Of Life As ISIS Soldier

Vice News has obtained footage claiming to show ISIS fighters involved in a fatal battle with Kurdish Peshmerga 30 miles outside of Mosul. The headcam footage was recovered from an ISIS fighter’s helmet and finishes with the man getting shot and martyred. Talk and Purpose reports: As VICE rightly points out, the ISIS propaganda wing, […]

“Flemish Culture too White”

Flemish culture is “too white,” an official subcommittee from the Belgian government’s Department of Culture, Youth, Sport, and Media has announced. The report also revealed that Flemish theaters and dance houses were to be denied grants because of their “lack of diversity.” The Beoordelingscommissies (evaluation committees) are an official organization of the Department of […]

Novel intermediate energy X-ray beamline opening for researchers

Members of the Intermediate Energy X-ray collaborative development team standing in front of the beamline. Left to right: Jessica McChesney, Yizhi Fang, Tim Roberts, Mohan Ramanathan, Mike Fisher, Fanny Rodolakis, and Ruben Reininger Researchers working to create next-generation electronic systems and to understand the fundamental properties of magnetism and electronics to tackle grand challenges such […]

The CIA Has Rebranded The ‘Moderate’ Syrian Rebels

The CIA has re-branded its moderate rebels, also  known as the “Free Syrian Army” and often called “terrorists” According to Russia Insider : the new freedom-spreading group will be called the Syrian Democratic Forces: “The Syrian Democratic Forces calls itself a unified national military, aimed at establishing a new democratic Syria. Members include Kurds, Arabs […]

Gigantic see-through object seen hovering in sky above Manipur, India

     May be aliens exist or may be not. But UFO (unidentified flying object) sightings from around the world continue to stir up the debate on claims by conspiracy theorists on the existence of extraterrestrial life. And in what could spur the interest of UFO enthusiasts around the world, a huge see-through, cloud-like round object […]

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