Universe

Unbelievable facts, recent scientific discoveries and disputable theories about space exploration and the Universe in general. Interesting reads for astronomers, sky watchers and anyone who would like to learn more about the universe we live in!

The Mystery of the 2,000-Year-Old Ancient Computer Has Just Been Solved

By | June 11th, 2016|Categories: History & Archaeology, Uncommon Science, Universe|Tags: , , , |

The world’s most ancient computer, Antikythera mechanism, has long been puzzling researchers. Who created it and most importantly, for what reason? It seems that after years of research, this mystery was finally solved. But first of all, let’s take a look at a brief history of the Antikythera mechanism. The World’s Most Ancient Computer The [...]

Calendar of the Formation and Evolution of the Universe

By | April 19th, 2016|Categories: Earth, Uncommon Science, Universe|Tags: , , , , , , , , |

One of the greatest challenges of the modern astrophysics is an explanation about the origin (or formation) and evolution of the universe. This issue has been a heated source of discussions during the past centuries and even before since man began to learn about the universe. Following Einstein’s general theory of relativity in 1917 about [...]

Astronomers Just Discovered a Star with an Almost Purely Oxygen Atmosphere!

By | April 13th, 2016|Categories: Uncommon Science, Universe|

For the first time, Brazilian researchers have discovered a star with the almost purely oxygen atmosphere. The newly discovered star, named SDSSJ124043.01+671034.68 and nicknamed "Dox,” is the first ever seen star with 99% of its atmosphere composed of pure oxygen. The star is categorized as what is called a “white dwarf”. This unique discovery was [...]

Timeline of the Universe Shows the Full History and the Future of Space, Earth, Humanity and Life

By | March 22nd, 2016|Categories: Earth, Futurism & Technology, Uncommon Science, Universe|Tags: , , , , , , , |

Life is but a vapor, and the universe is vast. Its history is way past ancient. The timeline of the universe is almost unfathomable, and if we take a look at this timeline, we see ourselves as an equivalent of only a few seconds. Can you imagine the true scope of this? There are no [...]

Cosmic Wonders: 5 Weirdest Deep Space Objects

By | March 19th, 2016|Categories: Uncommon Science, Universe, Weird & Unbelievable Facts|Tags: , , , , |

The deep space is filled with cosmic wonders, many of which can't be explained. These wonders defy common logic and inspire scientists as they peer into the fathomless depths of space. 1. Bizarre Mass of Objects Orbiting Star A strange pattern of light found orbiting star KIC 8462852 Discovered in 2009 by the Kepler Space [...]

Scientists Detect Repeating Radio Signals Coming from the Same Location Outside Our Galaxy

By | March 18th, 2016|Categories: Uncommon Science, Universe|Tags: , |

I don’t believe the Earth is the only parasitic rock in the universe. Although it seems we are lone bugs on one of many orbs in the dark, there are indicators which could prove the opposite. Are we alone? One of the most interesting hints that we are not alone in the universe is the [...]

We’re Now One Step Closer to the Discovery of Intelligent Alien Life Thanks to a New Method

By | March 15th, 2016|Categories: Extraterrestrials & UFOs, Uncommon Science, Universe|Tags: , , |

Over the past decade, there has been a tremendous amount of effort to find intelligent alien life on exoplanets, i.e., other planets out of our solar system. The 2009 launching of NASA’s Kepler telescope boosted the hunting of the new planets. Primarily designed to be used for the finding of exoplanets, Kepler is also used [...]

What Is Dark Matter? New Research Sheds New Light on This Unsolved Mystery

By | March 4th, 2016|Categories: Physics & Natural Sciences, Uncommon Science, Universe|Tags: , , , |

Dark matter is one of the unsolved mysteries in physics and astrophysics. This hidden matter, which is believed to form as much as 85% of the total matter in the universe, was first introduced about 60 years ago by the astronomer Fritz Zwicky. He developed and later proposed his “missing matter" theory to explain why [...]

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