The James Webb Telescope Successfully Launches Into Space | Smart News

The James Webb Telescope Successfully Launches Into Space |  Smart News

An artist’s conception of the James Webb Space Telescope at work. NASA GSFC / CIL / Adriana Manrique Gutierrez via Flickr under CC BY-SA 2.0 In an incremental sign the universe rewards the diligent behavior and patience of astronomers out to study it, conditions cleared enough this Christmas morning for the launch of the biggest, … Read more

10 Things in Space That Come in Twos – NASA Solar System Exploration

10 Things in Space That Come in Twos – NASA Solar System Exploration

This February’s calendar has lots of twos. There was 02-02-2022 and now 02-22-2022 – which some people are calling “Twosday.” To mark this day of duos, we bring you our list of things in the solar system that come in twos, or pairs. 1. Binary Asteroids – Sometimes Asteroids Come in Pairs Asteroids don’t always … Read more

The physics of accretion: How the universe pulled itself together

The physics of accretion: How the universe pulled itself together

Gathering dust Every star grows up on its own schedule. The protostar stage is like a star’s volatile teen years. When its accretion disk stabilizes and material stops falling into the core, it becomes a main sequence star. There may still be a debris disk and the planets around might still be figuring out where … Read more