Stargazing in the US

Stargazing in the US

#stars #stargazing When living in a densely populated city, we forget about the wonders of stargazing. The distracting sound of the cars, trucks, motorcycles, fire engines, police cars, ambulances, light pollution, smog and clouds the skies keep us from looking up, rendering Orion’s Belt fairly missable and pushing the Little Dipper out of sight entirely. That […]

Astronomers Tracking FRBs from the Milky Way with AI

Astronomers Tracking FRBs from the Milky Way with AI

Astronomers are now using AI (artificial intelligence) to detect mysterious fast radio bursts coming from outer space. The technology was developed by Wael Farah, a doctoral student at Australia’s Swinburne University of Technology. Fast radio bursts (FRB) are brief pulses of radio waves coming from far outside our Milky Way galaxy, flaring with the power […]

Astronomers Reveal 1st Image of a Planet Being Formed

Astronomers Reveal 1st Image of a Planet Being Formed

Astronomers Reveal 1st Image of a Planet Being Formed Astronomers say they captured the 1st confirmed image of a planet forming in the dust swirling around a young star. Scientists said Monday the planet appears as a bright spot in the snapshot taken using the European Southern Observatory’s Very Large Telescope in Chile. Miriam Kepler […]