Through the looking glass – A cosmic parity violation?

Astrophysicists have always assumed that our Universe has a “mirror” symmetry. Researchers are now trying to test this assumption, and their first results show that our Universe might not be exactly as expected.
In a Universe with a mirror symmetry, the image of a counter-clockwise rotating galaxy is a galaxy with …

Astronomy Quiz #2

Here is the new astronomy quiz! A lot of you answered the previous one, and as I wrote last week, I’ll post a new quiz regularly. I hope you will enjoy this one too, and don’t hesitate to give me some feedback and comments so that I can keep improving these quizzes!

Astronomy Quiz

This week, I’m introducing something new on the blog: an astronomy quiz! If you like it, I will publish a new quiz each and every week, always related to astronomy, of course. I hope you will enjoy this one, and don’t hesitate to give me some feedback!

What if spacetime is timeless?

Time is everywhere in our lives, and its concept is deeply rooted in our existence. You know how old you are, how long a day is, or how long it will take you to go from one place to another. Time, in our everyday life is simply the way we …

Awesome artistic vision of our Universe

Everyone has seen how beautiful and amazing our Universe can be through the eyes of our telescopes. How about some wonderful animation, showing us some of our Universe in incredible details, and quite accurately? Then sit comfortably, and play the video below on the biggest screen you have (and make …

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