History of Astronomy

NASA Photo, an astronomer on space.

Astronomy is a branch of science that encompasses the study of extraterrestrial objects and phenomena. With the invention of the telescope and the discovery of the laws of gravity and motion in the 17th century, the study of astronomy became broader. These inventions were relatively used to expand the early catalog of … Read more

Top 5 Universities for Physics and Astronomy

Physics and Astronomy are disciplines that are intertwined and share a lot of characteristics. They both study the properties and nature of energy and matter in space. They have been important fields of study for hundreds of years and bring us an understanding of the world in which we live. Before deciding … Read more

Facts about the Milky Way

Facts about the Milky Way

For so many centuries, scientists and philosophers were baffled with our home planet and galaxy. The Milky Way galaxy is our galactic home, encompasses the Earth, our solar system and billions of other planets and stars. Here are some of the fun facts about the Milky Way galaxy. 1. Name The name … Read more

NASA Unveils New Space Suit

NASA Univeils new space suit

You have probably seen pictures of astronauts taking a “space walk” in an EVA suit. Astronauts have worn similar suits during extra-vehicular activity since the 1960s and the suits have not been updated in nearly 20 years. The National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA) recently unveiled a new spacesuit for the next … Read more