Space

Is The Red Giant Betelgeuse About To Explode?

Every season has its characteristic star constellations in the night sky. Orion – one of the most recognizable – is distinctly visible on crisp, clear winter nights in the northern hemisphere. The constellation is easy to spot even in light-polluted citie ...

Article - The Conversation - Jan 15 2020 - 6:30am

First Signs IF Betelgeuse Were to Supernova.

A burst of gravitational waves followed closely by neutrinos and then the light.  While light's speed, in vacuum, is constant in all inertial reference frames, it does vary depending on the medium.  The same is not necessarily true of all waves which ...

Blog Post - Hontas Farmer - Jan 15 2020 - 6:12pm

NGC 4490: The Cocoon Galaxy Turns Out To Have A Double Nucleus Structure

NGC 4490, nicknamed the "Cocoon Galaxy" because of its shape, has "a clear double nucleus structure," according to a new paper. It's only realized now because while one nucleus can be seen in optical wavelengths, the other is hidde ...

Article - News Staff - Feb 5 2020 - 3:32pm