November 9th is Carl Sagan’s birthday and it is now known as Carl Sagan Day. Read about Carl and the Voyagers spacecraft
On Hyabusa 2, Bepi Colombo and the Parker Solar Probe Read
(Published in Dunya Blogs) Cassini’s mission has ended and it has plunged into Saturn but the data it has sent back has and will continue to change our perception of Saturn, its rings, its moons and the solar system for a long time. Read more.
(Published in Dunya Blogs) Cassini will reach its end this year and Juno, the next. But the Voyagers, undoubtedly our greatest space mission, will continue their journey towards deep space. They have given us many moments of amazement. Perhaps the greatest one was when Voyager 2 turned its camera back […]
(Published in The Nation Pakistan) The landing of the orbiter and the search for it also gave scientists plenty of lessons for future missions. Now, on September 30, Rosetta will come very close to the comet, make some critical observations and then will descend on to the surface. Click here […]
(Published in The Nation Pakistan) Matter tells space how to curve, space tells matter how to move, said John Archibald Wheeler describing Albert Einstein’s General Theory of Relativity which he Read More
(Published in The Nation Pakistan) It has been a hundred years since Einstein proposed GR, stating that spacetime was curved due to the presence of massive bodies, which change this curvature as they move. This successfully explained and predicted additional physical phenomena, which would be later confirmed through experimentation. For […]
(Published in The Nation) The ISS is a joint venture between the US, Russia, Japan and EU, and more than 220 people from 17 countries have visited it since the year 2000. Its purpose is to serve as a micro-gravity and space environment research laboratory and where crew members conduct […]