Leonids annual show

Leonids annual show

The Leonid meteor shower will be peaking this weekend. Meteoroids, commonly referred to as shooting stars, are space debris that have survived being accelerated towards the Earths gravitational field and penetrating the Earth’s atmosphere. As they enter the Earth’s...
A virtual telescope the size of the Earth!

A virtual telescope the size of the Earth!

Up to 2016, the biggest telescopes were composed of an array of antennas located in a particular site, like the one at Atacama Desert, in Chile. called ALMA (Atacama Large Millimeter/ Submillimeter Array). Its construction dates from 2004 and consists of sixty-six...
Do galactic haloes have a constant density?

Do galactic haloes have a constant density?

]Galactic halos – comprising of the theorized dark matter halo– show an interesting characteristic in the constant nature of their volume density. Galaxies come in all shapes and sizes with the most common and well-studied being similar to our Milky way galaxy and...
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