Tag : stars

When you wish upon a star

11 months ago / 0 comments

Have you ever heard someone say “when you look up at the night sky, you’re actually looking into the past”. Is it true? Well technically, yes. As we know, light travels at a speed of roughly 300,000 kilometres a second. Even the brightest star in our sky (Sirius A) is … Read More

Secrets of the solar system are unearthed by Leeds physicist

6 years ago / 0 comments

A solar system like our own forms from huge clouds of dust and gas that collapse in on themselves, forming stars and planetary systems. An intriguing discovery has been made by Leeds physicist and astro-chemist Paola Caselli, on the search for water in our universe and its implications. The search … Read More