Category Archives: Astronomy

Astronomy is the scientific study of celestial objects and phenomena that originate outside the Earth’s atmosphere

FAST world largest radiotelescope

China’s Five hundred metre Aperture Spherical radio Telescope called FAST is the largest radio telescope in the world. FAST was switched on in September 2016 and has already confirms some 20 previosly undiscorvered pulsars.

World largest radiotelescope

Pulsars are rapidly spinning neutron stars which is a compacted core of a dead star left behind in a supernova explosion.

Milky way

Milky Way Galaxy is a large spiral system consisting of several hundred billion stars. Galileo made the first telescopic survey in 1610 and discovered that it is composed of a multitude of individual stars. The sun that we have close is one of them.

Our galaxy