astronomy

  1. Robby

    Space Jupiter’s Great Red Spot Is Growing Taller, Changing Color As It Shrinks, Reports NASA

    (Article by Lorenzo Tanos at The Inquisitr News) Jupiter’s Great Red Spot is changing as the years pass, and based on NASA’s latest observations, it continues growing smaller in size, while becoming taller and becoming more of an “orange spot” rather than a red one. As noted by NASA, the...
  2. Kevin

    Space Asteroid named after Freddie Mercury

    On what would have been Freddie Mercury's 70th birthday comes news that asteroid has been named after the Queen front man. :cool: The asteroid, nearly 500,000 million kilometers away, was discovered in 1991 by Belgian astronomer Henri Debehogne. It is an asteroid belt between the orbits of...
  3. Tom

    Politics Black Holes are not really Black Holes

    I am not a scientist. I do pay attention to science news and read periodicals. There is NO SUCH THING AS A BLACK HOLE. According to the information that is currently popular a BLACK HOLE is a super-massive point in space that the gravity from such mass pulls everything, including light into...
  4. Robby

    Space NASA Image of the Day

    Triple Play What looks like a pair of Saturnian satellites is actually a trio upon close inspection. (More at NASA Picture of The Day)
  5. Robby

    Space NASA Image of the Day - 2015

    Ceres, Target of NASA's Dawn Mission Discovered on Jan. 1, 1801 by Giuseppe Piazzi of Italy, Ceres is the largest object in the asteroid belt - the strip of solar system real estate between Mars and Jupiter. On March 6, 2015, NASA's Dawn spacecraft will arrive at Ceres, marking the first...
  6. Robby

    Space NASA Image of the Day

    (click to view the full-size image) This oblique view of the lower mound in Gale Crater shows layers of rock that preserve a record of environments on Mars. Here, orbiting instruments have detected signatures of both clay minerals and sulfate salts, with more clay minerals apparent in the...
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