Galaxy

Could dark matter cause some mass extinctions?

Posted in Science on 21st Feb, 2015
by Alex Muller

In Earths path through our Galaxy, dark matter may perturb comets and lead to heating in the Earths core, both of which could be connected with mass extinctions.

Could we travel to other parts of our galaxy via a giant wormhole?

Posted in Science on 25th Jan, 2015
by Alex Muller

There could be a space-time tunnel (wormhole) in our galaxy that would allow us to travel to a distant location.

Aragoscope is space telescope system that could achieve 1000 times higher resolution than Hubble

Posted in Hardware on 24th Jan, 2015
by Alex Muller

A new space telescope concept could allow scientists to image space objects like black hole event horizons and plasma swaps between stars

Simulation creates a universe with galaxies like the real deal

Posted in Software on 31st Dec, 2014
by Alex Muller

Astronomers have created a simulation of the universe that includes realistic galaxies enabling better research into how the cosmos evolved over the past 14 billion years.

Complex life may be possible in only 10% of all galaxies

Posted in Science on 24th Nov, 2014
by Alex Muller

Stellar explosions called gamma ray bursts emit beams of radiation that could render 90% of galaxies barren of complex life.