Space

Space Diamond

A 4.5 Billion-Year-Old Space Diamond Has Been Discovered On Earth

Geologist Andy Tomkins was on a regular field visit in the North-West African region to categorise meteorites, as one does, when he stumbled upon an incredible discovery. He came across a strange “bended” diamond in a meteorite that he later discovered was lonsdaleite, a rare hexagonal stone from space. Tomkins, who is a professor at Monash Univers

Largest Alcohol Molecule In Space

Astronomers Have Discovered The Largest Alcohol Molecule In Space, Here’s What That Means

Aside from supermassive black holes and man-made debris that could potentially crash and wreak havoc on Earth, outer space also contains alcohol. Before you get excited, it’s only present in microscopic molecular form. So you can put your plans to chug cosmic beer on hold for now. In a paper published in the Astronomers and Astrophysics journal, re

Sunspot

A Massive Sunspot Has Doubled In Size And Here’s Why It’s Alarming

In today’s edition of ‘terrifying space thing that could potentially cause major harm on Earth’, we have a gigantic sunspot that is facing the planet and which doubled in size overnight. The sunspot, known as AR3038, is now roughly three times the size of Earth. The Solar Dynamics Observatory at NASA is keeping a close eye on the spot for any indic

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