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BLACK HOLES

BLACK HOLE: A MYSTERY!

“Black holes are where God divided by zero.” – Albert Einstein What is a Black hole? A black hole is defined in simple terms as space that is dense and has a strong gravitational force such that even light cannot escape and hence the name “Black Hole.” The astronomers have…

TIMELINE OF BIG BANG-INFLATION AND BARYOGENESIS

TIMELINE OF BIG BANG-INFLATION AND BARYOGENESIS

Due to a lack of observational or physical evidence of the astronomical data of the time of the Big Bang, there is much speculation amongst scientists as to the true perplexing nature of space and time at that time. Present computer models and speculations depict an environment where the universe…

HUBBLE SPACE TELESCOPE2

HUBBLE SPACE TELESCOPE

Hubble Space Telescope, a wonder of optical telescopes, was launched into low Earth orbit in the 1900s and remains operational till now. It has been the most versatile and one of the most useful telescopes ever built, well known both as a research tool and public relations boon for astronomy.…

BLACK HOLES

BLACK HOLES

In the year 1916, Albert Einstein predicted the existence of Black Holes as a region in spacetime where the gravitational force of an object is so much that not even light can escape from there. The term “Black Hole” was coined by American astronomer John Wheeler many years later in…