Behemoth Black Hole

Black Hole Behemoth

In 2016, a supermassive black hole is found which was observed having a weight of 17 billion suns. This supersized black hole is found at the center of an elliptical galaxy named, NGC 1600. This galaxy is located in cosmic backwater which is a small cluster of approximately 20 galaxies. There are more than 50 such small groups besides the coma cluster. Scientists at NASA believe that this discovery of such a massive black hole could mean that there might be more such or even greater black holes waiting to be discovered out there in space. Continue reading “Black Hole Behemoth”

Probability of life on Saturn’s Moon: Enceladus

Enceladus is Saturn’s sixth largest moon. Its surface is composed of icy crust, water vapors and ice particles that thrust to the surface from underground geysers within the ocean beneath the icy crust. Carbon dioxide, carbon mono oxides, volatile gases, salts, silica and some organic compounds are present in the atmosphere of Enceladus. Continue reading “Probability of life on Saturn’s Moon: Enceladus”

Jupiter: A gas giant

Jupiter: A Mysterious Gas Giant

Jupiter is the fifth planet of our solar system but the largest of all. It is the focus of attention of the world’s renowned space agency, NASA. The planet is composed of swirls and stripes which are actually the gigantic clouds of Ammonia and water. The big Eye of the planet which is the giant red spot is comprised of an ever raging storm which is bigger than the size of the entire Earth. Jupiter gets its name after the king of the ancient Gods for it’s the largest in the solar system. It has like 50 moons which have been confirmed while there could be more which are awaiting authentication. Continue reading “Jupiter: A Mysterious Gas Giant”

Europa: Life supportive moon of Jupiter

Europa: Life Supportive Moon of Jupiter

Europa, Jupiter’s one of the confirmed moons has been recently revealed to have life supporting conditions. Its surface is made up of ice and underneath it has water which is more than the amount of water on Earth. The water surface is hidden behind a shield of radiation which proves that it is one of the best surface for hosting alien life. Continue reading “Europa: Life Supportive Moon of Jupiter”

Black hole-world's greatest mysteries

Black hole–world’s greatest mysteries

Black hole, as the name suggests appears to be a very dark and gothic place. A black hole is a place in space where the gravitational pull is extremely strong that even light cannot escape from it. It pulls everything in its close vicinity, inside and does not let it escape the swirl. The gravity of a black hole is so strong because much energy is pulled into a tiny space. It also engulfs stars and mostly it happens when a star is dying. Continue reading “Black hole–world’s greatest mysteries”