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Secrets of Cosmos

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Secrets of Cosmos is an attempt to share interesting cosmic events, objects and phenomenon with space enthusiasts.

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May 20, 2019


Tabby’s star: It’s dust, not aliens!

KIC 8462852, also known as Boyajian’s Star, or Tabby’s Star has been a source of exciting anticipations since last couple of years. After all, it could have been aliens! The phenomenon was thought to be a possibility of Dyson’s Sphere, a hypothetical structure built around a star to absorb all it’s energy, like the below

Big News! Supermassive orbiting black holes detected

Okay, so merging black holes are no more a secret. Two gravitational wave signals were detected by LIGO in Feb and June last year. The signals proved existence of gravitational waves coming out of the black hole merger. However, black holes must be entangled in an orbit, attracting each-other in a circular dance before they

Proof of 11 dimensions .. wait is almost over

We observe 3 dimensions on everyday basis: Height, Width and Depth. Time is considered to be the fourth dimension. That’s not all. According to M-theory, there are 11 dimensions in space-time. We are not able to observe those extra dimensions, but those extra dimensions play an important role in unifying the theory of relativity and

Aliens are coming soon!

Humanity has been able to propose many hypothesis on creation of life on our planet. Majority of scientists agree that the origin of life took place millions of years ago, and since then we have been evolving from amoeba to humans. It is this knowledge that compels us to wonder why such a process could