Astronomy News: WHITE DWARF produces FASTEST nova EVER?

Astronomy News: WHITE DWARF produces FASTEST nova EVER?

What does it mean for a nova event to be “the fastest ever?” Fastest Nova Ever On June 12th of last year, astronomers noticed that a star in our night sky had suddenly brightened considerably. The star in question is a white dwarf called V1674 Herculis...
Scientists Figure out What Type of Core Mars Has!

Scientists Figure out What Type of Core Mars Has!

Author: Eric Malikyte I’ve been saying it! Haven’t I been saying it? Yes, folks, we’ve finally figured out with quite a bit of certainty, what Mars’ core is like. And it’s liquid and molten baby! The Power Marsquakes Marsquakes are much, much fainter than they are...
Black Holes Are Scary (and Awesome) Part I

Black Holes Are Scary (and Awesome) Part I

Author: Eric Malikyte The story around black holes has really changed in the last few years, amazingly so.  In Einstein’s time, black holes were just a mathematical oddity, a thing which was possible but remained totally theoretical. Many scientists in the...
Dozens of Lakes Beneath Mars Baffle Scientists:

Dozens of Lakes Beneath Mars Baffle Scientists:

(Author: Eric Malikyte) We’ve known for a little while that Mars has water stores trapped beneath its surface. In 2015, the MARSIS mission was able to identify a 20-kilometer-wide subsurface lake beneath the Southern Icecap, and now scientists have discovered evidence...