Tag Archives: interstellar

Images of Space: Meteor Shower 2014 – Planets & Comets / Astronomy What’s Up for December 2014

More meteor showers and plenty of planets. Hello and welcome. I’m Jane Histon-Jones from Nasas Jet Propulsion Laboratory. If the weather marred your meteor watching in November , don’t worry. The December Geminids and Ursids offer up two more chances to see meteor showers this year. The constellation Gemini namesake of the Geminids and location… Read More »

First Interstellar Asteroid Wows Scientists

First Interstellar Asteroid Wows Scientists [Music] Asteroid 1I/2017 U1 was discovered Oct 19 by the NASA-funded Pan-STARRS1 telescope in Hawaii. From its trajectory and speed, scientists determined it came from outside our solar system. It was a special day when this object was first discovered. We had been waiting for the discovery of an interstellar… Read More »

Black Holes 101 | National Geographic

(mysterious music) – [Woman] Black holes are among the most fascinating objects in our universe, and also the most mysterious. A black hole is a region in space where the force of gravity is so strong, not even light, the fastest known entity in our universe, can escape. The boundary of a black hole is… Read More »