Back on May 1st, 2022, I wrote an article on the world's largest dark sky reserve that is coming to Texas and Mexico. I am currently doing an internship at Vindhyachal Bhawan, Bhopal. It's a state government office that controls the affairs relating to planning and statistics. I usually report at 11 in the morning, … Continue reading We pollute too much sky
Alien tech on the ocean bed?
I recently read this article that read that a professor is planning a privately funded expedition to retrieve the pieces of a meteor he thinks came from outside the solar system. And, it can be an alien technology with buttons? Interesting. CNEOS 2014-01-08 is the object in question here. It was detected in 2014 by … Continue reading Alien tech on the ocean bed?
Too primitive to perceive
Let’s be honest. We have thought about whether or not aliens exist out there in the universe at least once in our lives. There can be different opinions. They live but are not intelligent enough. They once existed but have died out. Or they simply don’t exist and that we are alone in this vast … Continue reading Too primitive to perceive
James Webb Space Telescope reveals the first set of images
On the 11th of July, NASA revealed a bonus sneak peek with Webb’s first Deep Field image of galaxy cluster SMACS 0723. The amount of time Webb spent capturing this deep field was 12 hours. Way lower time than what its predecessor Hubble Space Telescope took, about 22 days. NASA also said that this is … Continue reading James Webb Space Telescope reveals the first set of images
Our money is not being wasted
I was recently reading this article where the author beautifully describes why investment in space technology and space exploration is necessary, and how it yields benefits for humanity in the short and long run. I should probably mention that I have previously in my posts written extensively about this, and have advocated that astronomy does … Continue reading Our money is not being wasted
Dark sky reserves
I was reading around the web and my newsletters when I stumbled upon this very exciting and great news. The world's largest dark sky reserve is coming to Texas and Mexico. For people who might not be aware- An IDA International Dark Sky Reserve is a public or private land possessing an exceptional or distinguished … Continue reading Dark sky reserves
The naming scare
I was reading Phil Plait's astronomy newsletter last week, and it had something which might seem not that much relatable with science and astronomy, it did had and has its effects nevertheless. The James Webb Space Telescope is up and running, the first test images are already out, and they look awesome. The mirrors are … Continue reading The naming scare