Category: Space Research

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Empty spaces in the universe

Scientists have discovered the biggest expanse (one billion light years across) of nothing. Inside the void, there are hardly any galaxies, planets, or black holes. For a long time, astronomers thought that matter—which makes...

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Venus: Mysteries Solved

European Space Agency’s Venus Express Mission has solved many of the mysteries surrounding the planet. Venus is the planet closest to earth not just in distance, but also in size. Earth’s evil twin Venus,...

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Perseid meteor showers

If you searched the skies from August 10-12, 2016, you couldn’t probably have missed the Perseid meteor showers. A meteor shower is an increase in the number of meteors observed in a particular part...

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Phoenix Mars Lander

After years of planning and past failed attempts, NASA spacecraft Phoenix Mars Lander finally descended on Mars on May 25, 2008 after completing a 422 million-mile journey. It took off on August 4, 2007. The...