News and articles regarding the astronomical world.

Three scientists have won the 2020 Nobel prize in physics for their work on black hole formation and the discovery of a supermassive black hole at the centre of our galaxy.

Tiny piece of meteorite from London’s Natural History Museum will be used by rover exploring red planet

Discovery has major implications for hunt for alien life on the red planet as it means any evidence is likely to be buried deep underground

Black hole

When black holes collide, the ensuing cosmic drama was assumed to play out under the cloak of darkness, given that both objects are invisible. But now astronomers believe they have made the first optical observations of such a merger, marked by a blaze of light a trillion times brighter than the sun.

Object found in HR 6819 system is the closest to Earth yet known – and is unusually dark

Sci-Fi Movies and The Reality of Extraterrestrial Life

Perhaps, topics that involve Extraterrestrial Intelligence are one of the most daunting tasks to write about. Having no formal proofs for their existence, and still knowing that anything, including the existence of Extraterrestrial Life, is possible, it is even more complicated to think about what they are based on, what shapes, sizes, and forms, they have – if they do exist. Extraterrestrials have been a major topic for SciFi; many books have been written and as many movies, if not more, have been produced.