Astronomer

May 29, 2015

Black hole glimpsed playing cosmic billiards

Astronomers have witnessed two big blobs of plasma, shot into space by a black hole, cannoning into each other in a dramatic cosmic billiard-shot. The supermassive […]
January 9, 2015

Nasa produces vintage travel posters for newly discovered planets

The US space agency has created a series of striking travel posters inviting tourists to visit recently discovered “exoplanets”, including Kepler-16b, which orbits two stars If […]
July 4, 2014

Habitable 'Goldilocks' planet not a real planet after all

WASHINGTON — A new study says a planet outside our solar system thought to be in the so-called Goldilocks zone is not even a real planet, […]