Initial Stage: This New Year was quite different for me, more than celebration of new year parties, I was very much excited for all the astronomical events taking place this year. The predicted date for Total Lunar Eclipse was 31st of January, 2018, Indeed a great start of the year. I planned to organize an…… Continue reading My Experience of Total Lunar Eclipse 2018.
Astronomy is the science that studies stars, planets, galaxies and all the celestial objects, their origin and evolution, As a whole it is the study of universe and how it works. I have often seen people confuse astrology with astronomy. Astronomy has nothing to do with predicting future of individuals and we believe that the…… Continue reading What we do as an Astronomer
Marie Curie was the first Woman to win Noble Prize , Also the First person and only woman to win twice in different fields. She was the first woman to become a professor at University of Paris. She discovered two radio active elements Radium and Polonium. Awesome right !! I bet many of you might…… Continue reading Marie Curie, The Girl Everyone Wishes To Be!
In our Solar System , there are lot of amazing stuff but one of my favorite is “Jupiter”, Yes Jupiter! that’s the most mesmerizing object I have seen in the night sky. When we hear the name Jupiter, the first thing that comes to our mind is its size. It is a biggest planet in…… Continue reading A Giant in our Solar System
The nitrogen in our DNA , the calcium in our teeth , the iron in our blood , the carbon in our apple pies were made in the interiors of collapsing stars. We are made of star stuff – Carl Sagan , cosmos.No one has ever explained space , in all its glory , as…… Continue reading Carl Sagan – one true hero
when we look at the night sky , we can see thousands of stars twinkling , but we cant actually say how far away those stars really are.It is one of the amazing as well as limiting factor that all the stars look like they are at same distance from earth as all other stars.…… Continue reading Distance to a far away star!!!
when we talk about light, the first thing that comes to our mind is its dual nature. We all know that light is an electromagnetic wave in a visible region from 400nm to 700nm wavelength. We also know that light behaves as packets of energy called photons. But why does it exhibit dual nature? what…… Continue reading Light as messenger of Universe