Tag: astronomy

Flashes from Beyond the Milky Way

Once thinking these bursts had emanated from within the Milky Way galaxy, or from cosmic neighbors, the astronomers now confirm that they are long-distance flashes from across the universe – more than 3 billion light-years away, according to a new report published Jan. 4 in the journal Nature. Source: dailygalaxy.com

Fine-tuned Universe

The fine-tuned Universe is the proposition that our Universe is remarkably well suited for life, to a degree that is unlikely to happen by mere chance. A number of scientists have noted that if some of the fundamental physical constants were to vary slightly, the establishment and development of matter, astronomical structures, elemental diversity, or …

Thunderbolts of the Gods | Official Movie

What if the sun is not driven by fusion reaction, but attracts energy from the outer space? See also: – Electrical treeing – No direct evidence for the existence of Black Holes – Bruce Lipton – Biology of Transformation – The Field – Internet enables Collective Intelligence at Planetary Scale – The Extended Mind: Recent …

Cosmic rays and cloud formation

Scientists has reproduced the Earth’s atmosphere in the laboratory and proved that clouds are seeded in part by incoming cosmic rays. Fluctuations in the cosmic-ray flux caused by changes in solar activity could play a role in climate change. Cosmic radiation Cosmic rays are very high-energy particles, mainly originating outside the Solar System. They may …

How a Giant Telescope Works

From ESOcast, explore the state-of-the-art technology behind the Very Large telescope, which has provided astronomers with an unequalled view of the Universe. To obtain the sharpest images of the sky, the VLT has to cope with two major effects that distort the images of celestial objects. The first one is mirror deformations due to their …