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Star Corpses | Three Distinct Types

MinutePhysics author Henry Reich on YouTube explains the physics of a phenomenon in a minute if possible. Here he explains what is left behind when stars die. 59 more words


5 Space Terms You Might Have Heard but Never Understood

There are many different things in space, much of which we don’t understand.  However, even though we can barely reach the other planets in our solar system, many different observations and theories have been crafted just from what we can see on Earth.  972 more words


A cosmic explosion that cannot be explained.

(Gif image from NASA)

This is very interesting, a cosmic explosion that neither resembles a Black Hole devouring a Neutron star or a Neutron star exploding which in turn creates a Gamma Ray Burst.  396 more words


PSR J1748-2446ad

Hey baby,

what’s the world coming to these days? It’s all going to hell isn’t it?
what if we just got away from it all? like light years away… 624 more words


Less than Tragedy


dense remnants of sky
are crushed into exhaustion
inside neutron stars

hot pulses, i have
felt from weakness with
my concentration

behind cold matter i am… 11 more words


The Hidden Member Of Periodic Table: The "Element Zero"

Chemistry has a total of 118 known elements in the periodic table. Most of the elements after atomic number 90 is artificial or man-made elements. The numbering of elements in periodic table is done by the number of protons present in the nucleus of a particular atom. 142 more words

Chemistry :)


Radiation from the pulsar PSR B1509-58, a rapidly spinning neutron star, causes nearby gas to glow with X-rays (gold, from the Chandra X-Ray Observatory) and illuminates the rest of the nebula, here seen in infrared (blue and red, from WISE).

Image Credit: NASA