Richa Gupta

August 25, 2015

White Holes

Black holes are astronomical entities that are intriguing enough to make our minds run wild—but the speculations of mankind and the treasures of the cosmos don’t […]
August 12, 2015

Raspberries and Rum- Sagittarius B2

  Sagittarius B2 is a colossal cloud of dust (spanning across 150 light years) that is located at about 390 light years from the center of […]
August 10, 2015

Black Holes

Black holes are probably some of the most terrifying specimens of astronomy existing in the universe. The gravitational pull of black holes is so overwhelmingly strong […]
August 5, 2015

Neutron Stars

Our sun is 2* 10^30 kilograms in weight- over three hundred thousand times the weight of the earth. However, since the sun is so tremendous, its […]
August 1, 2015

Planets: Gliese 581 c

Mankind has been tirelessly searching for planets that support or can support various forms of life, and Gliese 581 c is one of those few planets […]
July 26, 2015

The Planets: WASP-12b

Each planet beyond the solar system carries with it a distinctive feature, or a mysterious color, or an unfounded phenomenon. However, WASP-12b is a famous exoplanet […]
July 24, 2015

Exoplanet TrES- 2b

Every planet has some feature distinctive to it that makes it a source of enigma. In this case, the exoplanet TrES-2b’s claim to fame is its […]
July 23, 2015

The Planet of Burning Ice

Gliese 436 b, or the Planet of Burning Ice, is one of the most exotic contradictions within the realm of human knowledge, for it is known […]
July 20, 2015

The Boomerang Nebula

  The Boomerang Nebula   Nebulae have always been sources of mystique to astronomers and scientists. A nebula is an interstellar cloud of ionized gases and […]