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Supermassive black hole shredding a star. Credit: DESY, Science Communication Lab

Watch Video: Black Hole Shreds Star Emits Neutrino That Reaches Earth

Black holes are big, bad and amazing. And they can shred a star to pieces - as this cool animation from the Deutsches Elektronen-Synchrotron (DESY), a particle accelerator lab in Hamburg, Germany show...

Images of the Milky Way and the Large Magellanic Cloud (LMC) are overlaid on a map of the surrounding galactic halo. The smaller structure is a wake created by the LMC’s motion through this region. The larger light-blue feature corresponds to a high density of stars observed in the northern hemisphere of our galaxy. Credits: NASA/ESA/JPL-Caltech/Conroy et. al. 2021

All Sky Map of Milky Way’s Halo l NASA l ESA l Galaxy

NASA & ESA have created an All Sky Map of Milky Way's Halo. Our Galaxy is orbited by dwarf galaxy Large Magellenic Cloud & has dark matter in outer edges. Look at this amazing image!

New Images of Black Hole at the centre of M87

New Images of a Famous Black Hole l Event Horizon Telescope

The Event Horizon Telescope Collaboration has taken unprecedented new Images of a famous Black Hole at the centre of galaxy M87 using data from 19 ground and space observatories and in different wavel...

Uranus in X-ray (2002). Credit: NASA/CXO/University College London/W. Dunn et al. Optical by W.M. Keck Observatory (2004)

Video l Uranus – A Planet Tilted And It’s Emitting X-rays

When you look at images of planets in our solar system, they all seem to follow a certain design. The rocky ones are round with a few moons, while the gas giants and the ice giants have rings. But one...

Voyager 2 image of Uranus in natural colour. Credit: NASA

Podcast Episode 33 l Uranus: A Planet Tilted And It’s Emitting X-rays

Podcast on Uranus a planet that is tilted sideways and a new study reveals that it is also emitting X-rays based on Chandra Telescope data.

Caroline Herschel, First Professional Female Astronomer

Fantastic Women Series – Caroline Herschel First Professional Female Astronomer l Blogpost

Caroline Herschel was the First Professional Female Astronomer who discovered comets and star clusters in the 18th century and the first to be awarded a Gold Medal by the Royal Society.

Hubble finds concentration of small black holes at centre of globular cluster

Hubble Discovers A Concentration of Small Black holes Inside Globular Cluster

The Hubble Space Telescope - a project of international cooperation between NASA and ESA (European Space Agency) - is a gift that keeps on giving. Astronomers were using it to find an intermediate-mas...

Venus, Earth and Mars photo taken by NASA/ESA Solar Orbiter

Photo of Venus, Earth, And Mars Together Taken by Solar Orbiter

Photo of Venus, Earth And Mars Together, Taken by NASA & ESA's Solar Orbiter. This complex laboratory is on its way to the Sun, to take images

Image of a black hole and its event horizon, taken by the Event Horizon telescope in 2019

Video Episode 20 | What is a Black Hole?

Want to know what a black hole is, what is inside a black hole including the event horizon and singularity? We talk about quasars too.

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