[아하! 우주] One gulp of the earth every second… Discovery of supermassive black holes growing fast

<!—-> ▲ A graphic image of a black hole A rapidly growing black hole has been observed that swallows up a mass equivalent to one Earth per second. Recently, a team from the Australian National University (ANU) announced that the fastest growing supermassive black hole ever observed has been detected in the constellation Centaur. Estimated … Read more

[아하! 우주] Incomparable quality… James Webb vs Spitzer Space Telescope

<!—-> ▲ Part of the Large Magellanic Cloud, taken by the Spitzer Space Telescope (left) and the James Webb Space Telescope. Photo = NASA/JPL-Caltech, NASA/ESA/CSA/STScI As the James Webb Space Telescope (JWST, hereafter referred to as Webb Telescope) has finally completed the mirror alignment work, expectations for the ‘work’ to be released by Webb Telescope … Read more

[아하! 우주] Next expedition to Uranus? Solve the secrets of the blue shining solar system planets

<!—-> ▲ Composite image of Uranus and its rings, taken with the Keke Observatory in 2004. Showing the two hemispheres of Uranus (Source: Lawrence Sromovsky, University of Wisconsin-Madison/WW Keck Observatory) Humanity’s challenge to explore Uranus, located at the edge of the solar system, is becoming visible. Recently, the US National Academy of Sciences (NAS) designated … Read more

[아하! 우주] Comet 130km in diameter, ‘largest ever observed’, is entering the solar system

<!—-> ▲ The ‘largest ever observed’ comet with a diameter of 130 km is entering the solar system (Photo=graphic image of comet ‘C/2014 UN271’ NOIRLab/NSF/AURA/J. da Silva (Spaceengine)/CC BY 4.0) The largest comet in astronomical history is entering the solar system. The National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA) announced on the 12th (local time) that … Read more

[아하! 우주] The most distant galaxy ever discovered at 13.5 billion light-years away

<!—-> ▲ HD1 confirmed as the most distant galaxy ever recorded. (Source: Harikane et al.) The most distant celestial body ever discovered has been discovered. A candidate galaxy named HD1 is estimated to be 13.5 billion light-years away. It is 100 million light-years further away than GN-z11, the most distant galaxy at present, which means … Read more

[아하! 우주] Another world outside the solar system… Over 5000 exoplanets discovered by mankind (Time Lapse)

<!—-> ▲ There are more than 5,000 other worlds beyond the solar system, NASA announced. On the 21st (local time), NASA added 65 new exoplanets to the NASA Exoplanet Archive. There are more than 5,000 other worlds beyond our solar system, NASA announced. On the 21st (local time), NASA added 65 new exoplanets to the … Read more

[지금은 우주] Earth’s Atmospheric Impact of Too Small Asteroid

NASA’s ‘Eyes on Asteroids’ helps track asteroids and comets around the solar system. [사진=NASA] [아이뉴스24 정종오 기자] An asteroid recently hit Earth’s atmosphere. Earth observation systems determined the asteroid’s orbit two hours before impact. It was so small that it was difficult to observe. Asteroid ‘2022 EB5’ is too small to pose a threat to … Read more

[아하! 우주] Space junk rocket crashes on the far side of the moon on the 4th… Nationality is a mystery

<!—-> ▲ The point where the moon was expected to collide on the 4th (left) and the last remnant of the rocket captured by the Italian online observatory, The Virtual Telescope Project, on February 8. It is known that about 3 tons of space debris collided on the far side of the moon around 9:25 … Read more

[아하! 우주] Powerful X-rays discovered on Jupiter solve a 30-year-old mystery

<!—-> ▲ Jupiter’s southern hemisphere as seen by NASA’s Juno Jupiter probe. In a new study, NASA’s Nustar Space Telescope has discovered the highest energy light on Jupiter. (Source: Enhanced image by Kevin M. Gill (CC-BY) based on images provided courtesy of NASA/JPL-Caltech/SwRI/ MSSS ) ​ NASA has detected the most energetic light ever seen … Read more

[아하! 우주] The ‘giant asteroid’ that passed by the earth, why didn’t we know in advance?

<!—-> ▲ Imagination of an asteroid approaching Earth, data photo 123rf.com In August 2020, an asteroid ‘2020 QG’ with a diameter of 1.8 to 5.5 m passed leisurely in the sky about 3000 km from Earth. This asteroid was recorded as the closest asteroid to Earth in the history of space observation, and it was … Read more