Quantcast

Latest Adam Burrows Stories

Exoplanet Search Techniques Needs To Be Refined
2014-02-20 04:11:01

There is perhaps no field of astronomical research that more captivates our attention than the search for planets outside our solar system. In the last two decades the planet hunting community has exploded, with hundreds of new planets and planet candidates emerging each year.

e3c9a951b26a31e45898740a9050ce581
2011-04-25 09:59:03

Using supercomputers to understand the super stars of the cosmos.

fa1d8e27a09ac8a424b5844b75a6344d1
2010-09-17 08:10:00

For scientists, supernovae are true superstars -- massive explosions of huge, dying stars that shine light on the shape and fate of the universe.

2006-02-07 17:15:00

Scientists have made the astonishing discovery that sound might drive supernovae explosions. Their computer simulations say that dying stars pulse at audible frequencies -- for instance, at about the F-note above middle C -- for a split second before they blow up.


Word of the Day
edulcoration
  • The act of sweetening by admixture of some saccharine substance.
The word 'edulcoration' comes from a Latin word meaning 'making sweet'.