Why NuSTAR Findings Are Important for Scientists [Video]

Why NuSTAR Findings Are Important for Scientists [Video]

NASA’s Nuclear Spectroscopic Telescope Array, or NuSTAR, recently found evidence of a lopsided supernova explosion. During the explosion, the star’s core went off in one direction while the shell of the star jetted off in the opposite direction. TheseĀ findings are important for scientists, who have come one step closer to finding out why some supernovae […]

Universe Expansion Is Slowing Down

Universe Expansion Is Slowing Down

Astronomers believe the Universe is expanding at an ever-increasing rate by the enigmatic force that is known as dark energy. Though, new evidence has been found that may counter this original theory. Astronomers have found types of supernovae are are extraordinarily diverse, which backs up the claim that the Universe’s expansion is actually slowing down. […]

Nova Vulpeculae 1670 Discovered to Be a Rarity in the Universe

Nova Vulpeculae 1670 Discovered to Be a Rarity in the Universe

Over 340 years ago, Renaissance astronomers discovered a bright star in the night sky, one that was not a nova, but a collision between two stellar bodies. The luminosity of the cosmic collision was more magnificent than a nova, but less extraordinary than a supernova. Now, new observations have been made using the Atacama Pathfinder […]

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