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Neighboring galaxy Seen cosmic explosion

 explosionStaff NASA Swift space observatory reported a powerful explosion, which occurred May 28, 2014 in the neighboring Andromeda galaxy at 01:21 Moscow time. This explosion is known as gamma-ray burst is one of the most powerful electromagnetic events in the Universe.

The exact cause of these phenomena is unknown, but it is believed that gamma-ray burst occurs when two neutron stars collide. This dead core of stars with a mass as our sun, enclosed with a size of a small town. When they collide, explosion is so powerful that it can be seen throughout the universe. Read the rest of this entry »

 
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Posted by on May 29, 2014 in Earth, Galaxy

 

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Detected cosmic disaster

cosmic disasterStar Hypernova explosion, which occurred about 3 million years ago, within our galaxy. This is the first in the world saw specialists Japan Aerospace Exploration Agenc, according to BBC News . Fix emission balances Hypernova could X-ray using a device that is installed on the Japanese module “Kibo” of the International Space Station.

Exploding star was in the constellation Cygnus the distance 5500 light years from Earth. Read the rest of this entry »

 
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Posted by on February 24, 2013 in Galaxy, Nature, Planet

 

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