Astronomers may have found the first-ever exomoon seen by humans

We’re living in an age where astronomers can find exoplanets that we can’t actually see. What we haven’t seen yet though, is an exoplanet’s moon, as they’re much smaller than the exoplanets themselves. Now, though, astronomers at University of Notre Dame claim they have seen the human race’s first-ever exomoon. Using the method of analyzing how gravity affects and intensifies otherwise undetectable starlight (gravitational microlensing), the team found a planet-like object — too small to be a planet — that’s orbiting what appears to be a larger object. The larger object does not appear to be a star, which would likely make … Continue reading Astronomers may have found the first-ever exomoon seen by humans

Russia To Open A Hotel In Space by 2016

By Awaissoft The rich and famous look for the most exotic places to spend their vacations. Orbital Technologies, a Russian company, has announced plans to make one of the most exotic hotel ever. Their idea to create a space hotel for commercial use is both metaphorically and literally out of this world. The hotel, officially called Commercial Space Station, will be able to accommodate seven guests in four cabins. It will orbit the earth at a height of 350 kilometers above the earth’s surface. Guests will be able to relax in zero-gravity and can pass the time by watching TV, … Continue reading Russia To Open A Hotel In Space by 2016