European Southern Observatory Current Affairs, GK & News

James Webb telescope captures ‘Super-Jupiter’ : 5 GK & Current Affairs Facts

Recently, the James Webb Space Telescope (JWST) captured its first image of an exoplanet at, or planet outside the Solar System. Facts About the HIP 65426 b Exoplanet The captured exoplanet is named HIP 65426 b and is about six to 12 times the mass of Jupiter. It was first discovered in 2017 using the ..

Month: 

Category: 

Topics: 

The researchers at University of Warwick in UK discover a rogue exoplanet

The researchers at the University of Warwick in the UK have discovered a rogue exoplanet – NGTS-4b – with its own atmosphere in the Neptunian Desert. The Neptunian Desert is the region close to stars where no Neptune-sized planets are found. This area receives strong irradiation from the star, meaning the planets do not retain ..

Topics: 

MIT student creates an Algorithm that made first Black hole image

Computer scientist Katie Bouman, who is still a graduate student at MIT has developed the algorithm to create the first image ever of a black hole. Katie has named the algorithm ‘CHIRP’ (Continuous High-resolution Image Reconstruction using Patch priors) which was needed to gather data from 8 radio telescopes across the world working under Event Horizon ..

Topics: