New Discoveries on the Dark Side of the Moon – What we Know?

Moon seems to be more than we think. The dark side of the Moon was not thoroughly researched due to limitations. Recent missions have equipped scientists with sophisticated tools and technologies that enable detailed examination and exploration of the lunar surface. And we have a new finding: a radioactive granite rock. Let us see what … Read more

Next Solar Flare – Predictions and Safety Tips

Solar flares, intense bursts of radiation emanating from the Sun, hold significant importance due to their profound impact on Earth. These occurences can disrupt communication networks, GPS systems, and even power grids, making an understanding of their nature and timing crucial. That is why it is important to follow predictions and how to protect yourself … Read more

Star Explosion on the Horizont – T Coronae Borealis Nova

Star Explosion - Corona Borealis

The T Coronae Borealis, or the ‘Blaze Star’, is one of the most interesting phenomena in the field of astronomy. This recurrent nova, nestled in the constellation of Corona Borealis, offers a rare spectacle in the night sky. Since we are still waiting for the eruption to happen, I feel it is important to outline … Read more

Voyager 2 Communication Update and What Occured After?

Voyager 2 Communication Breakdown

The Voyager 2 mission, launched by NASA in 1977, stands as a pillar of human achievement in space exploration. Recently, the spacecraft experienced a significant communication blackout due to an antenna misalignment. Let’s see what happened. Incident Overview In early 2023, NASA’s Voyager 2 spacecraft unexpectedly stopped communicating with Earth. The communication loss was traced … Read more

Exciting Space Missions to Look For in 2024

Explore 2024's most exciting space missions including lunar and Martian explorations.

The year 2024 promises significant advances in our quest to explore and understand the cosmos. Multiple ambitious space missions have launch windows scheduled that will push scientific and engineering capabilities. Both crewed and uncrewed voyages are on tap to destinations as close as the Moon and as distant as Mars’ moons. Samples from asteroids and … Read more

What Happens if Solar Storm Hits Earth?

Understand how solar storms affect satellites, power grids, and human health with significant global impacts.

Solar flares denote powerful eruptions of radiation originating from the sun, occasioned by the abrupt release of accumulated magnetic energy. The radiation emitted by solar flares traverses the vast expanse of space and reaches the Earth within a mere eight minutes. Subsequently, it impinges upon radio communications and GPS systems, adversely affecting their functionality. CMEs, … Read more