The Strangest Star Ever Observed from Earth

The state of our knowledge about the Universe is in a strange place now. We can map countless stars around us, but we seem to be just stumbling upon every discovery. Some of them are so puzzling, even skeptical scientists start to suspect aliens! The brightest example is the Tabby Star, who’s light dims as […]

The Fastest Star Ever Is Going Through Our Galaxy

Well hi! Unless you’re an astronomer, you probably don’t think of stars as moving all that quickly. You might not even know they move at all. If that’s the case, you’d be surprised to learn that a star called S5-HVS1 is zipping through our galaxy at over ten thousand miles per second. [siren] Alright buddy, […]

A Journey to the End of the Universe

What will happen to us in the next few hundred years? Or a thousand? How will the Universe end? How the heck should I know? Hey, nobody knows for sure, but we can gather all the existing theories together and find it out. Good thing we’ve got this time projector here to check it out […]

How Solar Storms Affect Life on Earth

Did you know that there are terminator events in the life of our sun that can spawn a solar tsunami – colossal and super-fast waves of pure burning plasma making the magnetic poles of the sun go bonkers and literally flip? Sounds scary! So scary in fact, I couldn’t resist learning more about it so […]

The helical model – our solar system is a vortex

El viejo modelo heliocéntrico de nuestro sistema solar… …de planetas rotando alrededor del sol… …no solo es aburrido, sino además incorrecto. Nuestro Sistema Solar se mueve a través del espacio a 70.000Km/hr Ahora imagina esto en su lugar: El Sol es como un cometa, arrastrando a los planetas en su estela Puedes ver el “vórtice”? […]

A Huge Emptiness Has Been Found Near Our Galaxy

“The Universe is constantly expanding.” You’ve heard that phrase plenty of times, yet have you ever really wrapped your brain around it? If the earth is a planet in the solar system, which is only a part of the Milky Way Galaxy, which is one of countless others in an infinite universe, and the whole […]

Nuclear Fusion: Engine of the Stars and Energy of the Future

Okay, well, hello everyone, I am Clayton Myers I’m from Princeton Plasma Physics Laboratory in Princeton New Jersey and I’m going to talk to you today about nuclear fusion and its applications now and in the future as hopefully an energy source for the future mankind internationally. So I hope you enjoy it and I’ll […]

A Potentially Habitable Super Earth Has Been Discovered

Just in case anyone missed this little bit of news, the universe is big. Shocking, I know. Too big, some think, for us to be the only ones in it. It’s just a matter of knowing where to look, and scientists from NASA’s TESS program might have stumbled across the next clue in this galactic […]

The Largest Black Holes in the Universe (VERSION ONE)

We’ve never seen them directly, yet we know they are there, Lurking within dense star clusters, Or wandering the dust lanes of the galaxy, Where they prey on stars, Or swallow planets whole. Our Milky Way may harbor millions of these black holes, the ultra dense remnants of dead stars. But now, in the universe […]

What If The Sun Was 2x Bigger? | Unveiled

What if The Sun Was 2x Bigger? Despite being situated on average 93 million miles from Earth, the Sun plays a crucial role in sustaining life on our planet. If it were to shrink, grow or change in any significant way, then we would definitely experience drastic changes in our lives. This is Unveiled, and […]