Kieran Digney
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Black Hole

Infographic: Black holes are strange regions where gravity is strong enough to bend light, warp space and distort time.

What is the Oort Cloud? The Oort Cloud is an extended shell of icy objects that exist in the outermost reaches of the solar system. It is named after astronomer Jan Oort, who first theorized its existence. The Oort Cloud is roughly spherical, and is the origin of most of the long-period comets that have …

What is the Oort Cloud? The Oort Cloud is an extended shell of icy objects that exist in the outermost reaches of the solar system. It is named after astronomer Jan Oort, who first theorized its existence. The Oort Cloud is roughly spherical.

The Eridanus Void. This area shows almost no signs of cosmic matter, meaning no stars, planets, solar systems or clouds of cosmic dust. Researchers couldn't even find dark matter, which is invisible but measurable by its gravitational pull. There were also no signs of black holes that might have gobbled up the matter once present in the region.

The Eridanus Void. This area shows almost no signs of cosmic matter, meaning no stars, planets, solar systems or clouds of cosmic dust. Researchers couldn't even find dark matter, which is invisible but measurable by its gravitational pull or black holes.

How will the universe change in a thousand, million, billion, and trillion years?   We’ve compiled a series of science infographics that tell you.

Assuming the universe exists in a state similar to how it is now, without the big rip, big freeze, big bounce, big slurp or any other proposed scenarios ta

Top 5 potentially habitable exoplanets

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Moons of our solar system

Focus: Moons by Charles Apple I recall when I was a kid, there were 32 moons in our solar system. The answer: 146 officially, with another 25 awaiting official recognition from the IAU. A list of all of them runs down the right side of the page while the

Solar System Planets and Dwarf Planets @ Pinfographics

facts : The Solar System consists of the and the astronomical objects gravitationally bound in orbit around it, all of which formed from the collapse of a giant molecular cloud approximately billion years ago. of the system’s mass is in the Sun.