Unbelievable facts, recent scientific discoveries, and thought-provoking theories about space exploration and the Universe in general. Interesting reads for amateur astronomers, skywatchers, and anyone who would like to learn more about the universe we live in!

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

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…

Potentially Hazardous 100-Foot Asteroid 2013 TX68 Will Pass Close to Earth Next Month

The asteroid 2013 TX68 is reported to be passing by the Earth on March 5, 2016. While NASA researchers are still trying to find out its exact trajectory, it is estimated that the asteroid may get as close to Earth as 11000 miles, i.e., closer than some communication satellites orbiting…

The Discovery of Gravitational Waves Is Now a Reality – What’s Next?

A long-time effort to detect gravitational radiation has finally led to a triumphant conclusion - for the first time after about a century of extensive effort, scientists have finally succeeded to verify and detect it. The discovery of gravitational waves was carried out with the participation of over 1000 physicists…

10 Most Remarkable Scientific Discoveries of 2015

Another year on earth has passed, and now we can look back at what we’ve accomplished. Science has progressed in leaps and bounds, bringing us ground-breaking finds, revealing anticipated answers. It’s safe to say, there are more than a few examples of these accomplishments. Let’s take a look at 10…

Do We Live in One of Infinite Worlds in a Giant Multiverse?

The idea of the existence of infinite worlds has been fascinating scientific minds for centuries. Let's explore some of the most intriguing theories and studies that suggest our universe is not the only one. According to the conventional cosmic theory, our universe was created about 13.7 billion years ago in…