TRAPPIST-1 (meet the 7 earth-like exoplanets!)

"Astronomers have discovered the first known system to host seven Earth-size planets around one star, and it lies just 39 light-years away from our own solar system." - Space.com Unless you live under a rock, you heard this week that NASA disclosed a groundbreaking discovery regarding the TRAPPIST-1 system, containing 7 Earth-like planning potentially supporting... Continue Reading →

‘Kids these days’, and Juvenoia.

The phrase 'kids these days', has been used since time immemorial by older generations to express their disappointment in the younger generations. We love to talk about just how different life was 'back in the good old days'. In that regard, you see a huge number of 'only 90s kids will remember...' on Facebook, Instagram,... Continue Reading →

Why doesn’t anybody talk about the ISRO?

Mangalyaan. It's a word you've probably heard a lot the last few years. That's because it was one of the world's cheapest space probes to reach Mars, collect data and relay it back to Earth, even more efficiently than NASA.Who was the genius space institute who developed this?None other than India's ISRO (Indian Space Research... Continue Reading →

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