Daily Archives: April 19, 2012

Nothing really matters

In astronomy, as in any science, there are things which we know and things we don’t know. There are also things which we see, and things which we can’t see. Dark matter though, is one of those subjects out there … Continue reading

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Fact of the day:

Pluto has approximately the same surface area as Russia.

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Explosions in the dark…?

Picture the scene. You’re drifting in intergalactic space. There are no stars punctuating the darkness, like there are here on Earth. Instead of stars, the points of light you can see are fuzzier looking. Far fewer points of light than … Continue reading

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