On August 18th 1868, humanity made another great step in the quest of unlocking the secrets of the Universe: the discovery of helium. It happened during a…… Read more "Helium And Its Discovery"
The quantum world is weird. Things don't work the normal way here. The quantum theory is now more than 100 years old and it is one of…… Read more "Pauli's Exclusion Principle And Its Applications In Astronomy."
This is an Astronomy Glossary made up of the series Astronomy Term of the Day on the Facebook Page of The Secrets of the Universe. Click the…… Read more "Astronomy Glossary"
Mankind keeps on searching through the universe, looking for both ordinary and extraordinary phenomena. We know about one septillion (1024) stars, enormous objects made of plasma, that…… Read more "Top 10 Largest Stars In The Universe."
Are you an astronomy geek? How about having some cool space theme items that you can use in your day to day life? Here are 5 such…… Read more "5 Cool Space Theme Items You Must Have If You Are A Space Enthusiast."
"Cassini was, in a sense, a time machine. It revealed the processes that likely shaped the development of our solar system." The Cassini–Huygens mission, commonly called Cassini, was a collaboration…… Read more "10 Surprising Facts About One Of The Most Successful Mission Of NASA: Cassini Huygens"
2019 is going to be a great year for astronomy enthusiasts. From three super-moons to a rare transit of Mercury, here are all the major astronomy events…… Read more "Here Are All The Top Astronomy Events For 2019."
The last meteor shower of 2018, the Ursid meteor shower, will peak on the night of December 21-22. Though it is a weak shower, producing only 10…… Read more "Ursid Meteor Shower: When, Where And How To Watch It?"
There's an intriguing class of objects out there known as "variable nebulae", the most famous of which is probably Hubble's Variable Nebula. They are primarily reflection nebulae…… Read more "A Strange Thing Is Happening In The Constellation of Orion And Astronomers Are Puzzled."
Does alien life exist? How can humans detect it if it does? These questions make us all ponder whether there is an extraterrestrial life. Are there any…… Read more "What Is Astrobiology And How It's An Important Emerging Branch Of Science?"