Mankind is always curious to know how everything started. One of the branches of science dedicated to answering this question is particle physics — the study of really tiny pieces of things i.e. particles. These particles are the really small pieces that build up the world around us and are best described in the language […]
The discovery of two ghostly galaxies DF2 and DF4, devoid of dark matter, has sparked a cosmic debate within the astronomical world. While the answer is still in the air, this cosmic-stir ending in an affirmation of the question can invalidate our decades-long understanding of how galaxies form and evolve.
Humans have been scouring space in a quest to understand the prospects of human survival and the evidence of extraterrestrial life on other planets for a long time. Ground-breaking space missions like Voyager 1, Kepler, and Cassini-Huygens have revolutionized the way astronomers look at our universe and have opened new fields in planetary science exploration.
Mankind has always been captivated by the stars and everything that the sky holds. But the current age of space exploration was ushered in by the sustained action of two countries vying to land the first person on the Moon: The United States of America (USA) and the former Soviet Union (USSR). Today, more than […]
Water is an absolute necessity of life. This is why when astronomers are looking for life in the universe, they are actually on the lookout for water. Astronomers have discovered such a planet called K2-18b, which is at the perfect distance from its star K2-18 that allows water to exist in liquid state therein. This […]
Do you ever contemplate the future of science in Pakistan, and wonder if there even is one? Are you intrigued by the paradox of science and religion? Have you ever looked up at the sky and marveled at its unparalleled beauty? If your answer to these questions is yes, the work of Salman Hameed would […]