World’s largest digital astronomy camera ready to solve cosmic mysteries

The SLAC (Stanford Linear Accelerator Center) National Accelerator Laboratory has announced the completion of the LSST Camera, which is capable of capturing 3,200-megapixel images, and will now be installed on a telescope in Chile to help unravel some … Continue reading World’s largest digital astronomy camera ready to solve cosmic mysteries

Supermassive sexual tension measured between the heaviest cosmic couple

At some point we’ve all regretted taking too long to make a move on that special someone, but at least there’s comfort knowing we didn’t take a quarter of all time that’s ever passed. That’s how long the sexual tension has been building between two slo… Continue reading Supermassive sexual tension measured between the heaviest cosmic couple

Brightest object in the universe swallows a Sun every day

You’d assume that the brightest object in the known universe would be a pretty easy thing to discover, but astronomers have only just spotted it. This overlooked show-off is a supermassive black hole with the mass of 17 billion Suns, and counting – it … Continue reading Brightest object in the universe swallows a Sun every day

Celestron “home observatory” lets users view the cosmos on a smart TV

Mobile apps and AI processing are making things a lot easier for would-be stargazers, who no longer have to fiddle with focusing using cold fingers or even track and identify celestial objects – smart telescopes take care of all that for you. The lates… Continue reading Celestron “home observatory” lets users view the cosmos on a smart TV

Celestron “home observatory” lets users view the cosmos on a smart TV

Mobile apps and AI processing are making things a lot easier for would-be stargazers, who no longer have to fiddle with focusing using cold fingers or even track and identify celestial objects – smart telescopes take care of all that for you. The lates… Continue reading Celestron “home observatory” lets users view the cosmos on a smart TV

Most distant black hole discovered, but it’s “impossibly massive”

Astronomers have discovered the most distant – and therefore earliest – known black hole. Hiding in a galaxy called GN-z11, this black hole is bigger than should be possible given the age of the universe.Continue ReadingCategory: Space, ScienceTags: Bl… Continue reading Most distant black hole discovered, but it’s “impossibly massive”