Cosmology

Cosmology: the science of the origin and development of the universe. Modern cosmology is dominated by the Big Bang theory, which brings together observational astronomy and particle physics.

  • Supernova remnant – exploded star is a cosmic flower Amazing new image of a supernova remnant released on Feb 12, 2015 by NASA and Harvard captured by the Chandra X-ray Observatory. According to  Chandra.Harvard.edu, the website that released image, “G299 was left over by a particular class of supernovas called Type Ia. Astronomers think that a Type Ia supernova is ...
  • Comet on January 22, 2015 – Rosetta NavCam Image Details Title: Comet on January 22, 2015 – NavCam Released: Feb 02, 2015 3:00 pm Copyright: ESA/Rosetta/NAVCAM – CC BY-SA IGO 3.0 Id: 334588 Description: This four-image mosaic comprises Rosetta navigation camera images taken from a distance of 27.9 km from the centre of Comet 67P/Churyumov-Gerasimenko on January 22, 2015. The image resolution is 2.4 m/pixel ...
  • Comet on January 21, 2015 – Rosetta NavCam Image Details Title: Comet on January 21, 2015 – NavCam Released: January 28, 2015 5:15 pm Copyright: ESA/Rosetta/NAVCAM – CC BY-SA IGO 3.0 Description: This four-image mosaic comprises Rosetta navigation camera images taken from a distance of 27.9 km from the centre of Comet67P/Churyumov-Gerasimenko on January 21, 2015. The image resolution is 2.4 m/pixel and the ...
  • Gigantic ring system much larger, heavier than Saturn’s Scientists at the University of Rochester have discovered an enormous ringed planet with rings 200 times larger than Saturn. The planet, named J1407b, would appear larger than the moon and dominate the night sky if it were in our solar system. “If we could replace Saturn’s rings with the rings around ...

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