The Actual Universe

Space Telescopes: Introduction

Space Telescopes: Introduction

The meaning being derived from the name itself, a space telescope or space observatory is a telescope used to observe astronomical/celestial objects but is placed in outer space. Space telescopes...

Shlok Kakkar

Antimatter: Part I

Antimatter: Part I

Antimatter. What’s the first thing that comes to mind when we hear this term? A deadly bomb from Dan Brown’s “Angels and Demons”? Or some fictional term?

Saieesh Sukhrani

Space Tethers

Space Tethers

We as humans are pushing our limits in space exploration and are crossing the boundaries we never thought we would. But every time we blast off that 1.5 kilo-ton machine...

Suchetan R S

Roche Limit

Roche Limit

Ever wondered what would happen if our Moon gets too close to the Earth? When you try to imagine what happens when orbital planes, asteroids or satellites get too close...

Piyush Mohite

Astrophotography For Beginners

Astrophotography For Beginners

The night sky can be considered as one of the most magnificent spectacles that we can experience every night. The twinkling stars, the bright moon and the cold yet exciting...

Shriram Joshi

Messier 45: Pleiades

Messier 45: Pleiades

The Pleiades star cluster is also known as the Seven Sisters or M45. It is visible from virtually every part of the globe. We can see it from as far...

Ashutosh Gupta