Hungry Enough to Eat Star

Friday, 26 August 2011 by

Have you ever been so hungry you felt like you could eat a horse? How about an entire star? In March, something happened about 3.9 billion light years away that had scientists scratching their heads. X-rays began streaming towards Earth and some satellite images showed evidence of high-energy flares. It turns out that a black

Planets Big & Little

Tuesday, 01 February 2011 by

Have you ever wondered how big the planets really are in comparison to each other? Brad Goodspeed, a blogger and space enthusiast, was thinking about just that when he created the following animation. Imagine that each planet you see is the same size it would appear to be in the sky if it shared an