Connect with us

Science

How black holes can spaghettify stars that fall too close – Mashable

Spaghetti never sounded so deadly.

Published

on

ADVERTISEMENT

Spaghettification sounds like a particularly unpleasant thing to happen to pretty much anything that isn’t a lump of pasta dough. Now imagine it happening to a star.
Thats precisely what astronomers around the world observed over a six-month period when a black hole stretched and ripped apart a star that was sucked into its intense gravitational grasp at a distance of 215 million light years from Earth, as detailed in an Oct. 12 study
published through the Royal Astronomical Society. It was t…

Click here to view the original article.

Science

Asteroid flies ‘EXTREMELY CLOSE’ distance at record speed | Science… – AlKhaleej Today

Asteroid flies ‘EXTREMELY CLOSE’ distance at record speed | Science…

Published

on

post featured image
ADVERTISEMENT

A space rock called 2020 UF3 that was shot down from Earth on October 22nd. Astronomers can take pictures of the passing asteroid. According to the Virtual Telescope Project, the asteroid passed at a distance of only 42,000 kilometers, which is roughly 11 percent the distance between the Earth and the Moon.
NASA data showed the asteroid was flying at 22 kilometers per hour, or more than 79,000 kilometers per hour. At this speed, the asteroid 2020 UF3 could orbit the earth twice in just one hour….

Click here to view the original article.

Continue Reading

Science

More road deaths in 2020 than 2019 even with drop in traffic due to pandemic – Irish Mirror

‘Road deaths actually went up during the last lockdown, which was a major shock to those working in road safety’

Published

on

post featured image
ADVERTISEMENT

More people have died on Irish roads in 2020 than at this point last year even with the drop in traffic due to lockdowns.
So far 118 people have been killed, compared to 111 in 2019.
Under the Governments Level Five public health restrictions people have been asked to stay at home and only travel for essential journeys.
With rush hour traffic less than normal, motoring group AA has urged drivers to be on the lookout for vulnerable road users, such as cyclists and pedestrians, whose numbers increase…

Click here to view the original article.

Continue Reading

Science

Stretch of unstable weather, Halloween blue moon, retreat time – haveeruonline

The passage of the cold front leads to dry weather and a sharp drop in temperature, making it feel like autumn again.Sunday, October 25th will feel like

Published

on

ADVERTISEMENT

The passage of the cold front leads to dry weather and a sharp drop in temperature, making it feel like autumn again.
Sunday, October 25th will feel like autumn again. Clouds and sun will mix with some afternoon showers. The high temperature is about 50 degrees.
It usually rains at night after 10pm, and then there is a high probability of showers at night.
There will be sometimes more spot showers on Monday, October 26th. High temperatures in the first half of the 50s.
The unstable pattern will…

Click here to view the original article.

Continue Reading

Trending

You might also like ...

post featured image
NASA on works to prevent losing too much of OSIRIS-REx Asteroid Sample – Micky News
post featured image
ESA/JAXA BepiColombo snaps new images of Venus during a close approach – SlashGear
post featured image
A Human Toddler and a Mammoth Crossed Paths in Ancient New Mexico, Footprints Suggest – Gizmodo Australia