Saturday, August 8, 2020

astronomy

Personal Portrait: Vera Rubin

The Large Synoptic Survey Telescope, a flagship astronomy and astrophysics project currently under construction on a mountaintop in Chile, will be named...

Is The Moon A Planet?

What makes a planet a planet? The Moon is so big compared to the Earth — roughly one-quarter our planet’s size —...

Star orbiting supermassive black hole again confirms relativity

An artist’s impression of red-shifted light emitted by a star passing near a supermassive black hole like the 4-million-solar-mass singularity at...