All posts tagged final frontier

February 22, 2017, by VOANews

An international team of astronomers, using an array of ground and space telescopes, has discovered an astonishing seven Earth-sized planets in a system just 40 light years away. Water, water […]

February 2017 penumbral lunar eclipse to be visible from Sofia – clouds permitting

February 9, 2017, by The Sofia Globe staff

Bulgaria’s capital Sofia will be among places from which the penumbral lunar eclipse in the early hours of February 11 2017 will be visible R ...

2016 Perseid meteor shower to peak on August 12 and 13

August 11, 2016, by The Sofia Globe staff

Skywatchers in Bulgaria will be able to enjoy one of the summer night sky’s most spectacular annual displays as the 2016 Perseid meteor showers ...

Bulgarian connection in discovery of planet orbiting two suns

June 14, 2016, by The Sofia Globe staff

A Bulgarian who has a doctorate in astrophysics from Johns Hopkins University has been named as lead author on research to be published in the Astroph ...

  • NASA: Pluto has blue skies, water ice
    October 8, 2015, by The Sofia Globe staff

    The first colour images of Pluto’s atmospheric hazes, returned by NASA’s New Horizons spacecraft last week, reveal that the hazes are blue, the space agency said on October 8 2015. […]

  • NASA: Strong evidence of liquid water on Mars
    September 28, 2015, by VOANews

    NASA scientists have found strong evidence of salt water streams on Mars, at least during the red planet’s summer, the space agency announced Monday. The lines of “hydrated” salt minerals […]

  • Rare Supermoon eclipse will be last until 2033
    September 22, 2015, by VOANews

    In the wake of the pope’s visit to the United States, a rare – and unrelated celestial event – will happen in the heavens. You’ll see it either Sunday or […]

  • Total lunar eclipse to be visible from Europe
    September 11, 2015, by Raymond Johnston of The Prague Post

    People in Europe will have a chance to see a total lunar eclipse on the night of September 27–28. The eclipse is visible from much of the world, but times […]

  • 2015 Perseid meteor shower to peak on August 11-13
    August 10, 2015, by The Sofia Globe staff

    This year’s Perseid meteor shower is set to peak in the very early morning hours of August 11 to 13. Unlike 2014, the Perseid meteor shower will not have a […]