Astronomers


The Universe's Star 'Baby Boom' Ended Five Billion Years Ago

The Universe's Star 'Baby Boom' Ended Five Billion Years Ago

The Universe’s star-making boom period is already over, according to a new study, which suggests that the rate of star-formatio...

Jan 16 2014, 11:46am CST

Life On Earth Didn't Begin On Mars, Says Astrochemist

Life On Earth Didn't Begin On Mars, Says Astrochemist

The eternal chicken or egg question — did Mars seed life on earth or did earth seed life on the Red Planet? — is utter astrobio...

Dec 27 2013, 5:06am CST

Eleven Great Space Moments Of 2013

Eleven Great Space Moments Of 2013

It was nearly 50 years ago that Star Trek first dubbed space as “the final frontier.” Today, it’s still a frontier, but it’s a...

Dec 26 2013, 12:51pm CST

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Keynes and Copernicus: The Debasement Of Money Overthrows The Social Order And Governments

The United States Senate moves toward the confirmation of Janet Yellen, now posited for next January 6th, as chair of the Feder...

Dec 23 2013, 7:16am CST

Astronomers Still Puzzle Over 'Low Surface Brightness' Galaxies

Astronomers Still Puzzle Over 'Low Surface Brightness' Galaxies

Our own Milky Way and Andromeda, its nearest spiral neighbor, are stunningly beautiful examples of High Surface Brightness (HSB...

Dec 22 2013, 9:51pm CST

Black Hole Phenomenon Spurns Laws of Astrophysics

Black Hole Phenomenon Described

The phenomenon of a black hole in outer space is something which spurns all the laws of astrophysics. In fact, it goes against...

Nov 28 2013, 2:40am CST

Comet ISON Going on Peak This November

Comet ISON Going on Peak This November

It is a phenomenon of the night sky that will be viewable from earth pretty soon. Comet ISON is coming closest to the sun on No...

Nov 5 2013, 2:46am CST

New Most Distant Galaxy of Universe is Discovered

New Most Distant Galaxy of the Universe is Discovered

A new galaxy is discovered by astronomers which is the most distant galaxy yet. Named z8_GND_5296, this new galaxy is 30 billio...

Oct 24 2013, 7:27am CDT

Over 60 Billion Planets in the Milky Way Could Support Alien Life

Over 60 Billion Planets in the Milky Way Could Support Alien Life

The most fundamental question astronomers and philosophers have asked themselves is: is there life out there? Well, for starter...

Jul 2 2013, 8:41am CDT