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By Sri Saravana on February 20, 2014
New Study Explains the Bipolar Jets of Planetary Nebulae

Planetary nebulae are one of many possibility of end of a star, when massive stars end their life with supernovae, smaller stars tend to form planetary nebulae – beautifully glowing gas clouds – from which another system could emerge later. These planetary nebulae are once thought of spherical in shape, but observations showed that often… Read more »

By Sri Saravana on February 15, 2014
Indonesian Volcanic Eruption – Covers Cities with White Ash

On 13th February, 2014, night time volcano eruption caused massive disturbance in Indonesian island Java, where the Mount Kelud is located. More than 100,000 people are evacuated, said Indonesian disaster agency. Mount Kelud, known for most powerful eruptions over history, blasted ash and debris more than 12 miles into air and the eruption could be… Read more »

By Joan Chamberlin on February 13, 2014
Your Eyes as Time Machines

Have you ever wished you could go back in time to see what the universe looked like in the past? Well, you are doing that when you look into the sky, where light takes time to come to you. The moon, for example is about 240,000 miles away; it takes light about 1.3 seconds to… Read more »

By Sri Saravana on February 13, 2014
National Ignition Facility Creates Record Amount of Fusion Energy

Scientist at National Ignition Facility, U.S, has created more energy than what they put into the fuel, it is the first time in 50 years of research, scientist could not able to achieve that before. Fusion is the reaction that powers the stars, including our own Sun, and if one could create the same process… Read more »

By Sri Saravana on February 10, 2014
13.6 Billion Years Old Star Found

Astronomers in Australia on Sunday had announced that they have found the oldest star, that is 13.6 billion years old. This star was formed few hundred million years after the big bang. Previously observed known oldest stars are around 13.2 billion years old, they are two stars discovered in 2007 and 2013. This oldest star,… Read more »