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Latest findings from Space

Space excites people of all age groups equally. While small kids like gazing at Sky looking at moon and counting stars, there are people who simply enjoy to spend the night in the moonlight and enjoying the nature.

Then the other professionals who are more interested in knowing more about space and the milky way. They are keen observers and they are always looking for different constellations of stars asteroids, and other celestial bodies in the galaxy. .

Research keeps on going and different stars constellations and planets keeps on inventing in every few years or so. Recent research in space has revealed some more interesting in unidentified celestial bodies in space. Some of these have been identified as stars and a couple of them are even being looked at as planet.

However, no concrete evidence have been found to confirm the same. Nevertheless, it has been confirmed by different resources that these celestial bodies do not have any prior records. Therefore, research is being done to find out more about them.

Some of the most interesting discoveries in recent years includes discovering the center of milky way in the year 2000 and calculating acceleration and growth speed of the Universe in the year 2005.Apart from it, astronomical evidence were also found that confirm availability of water in pro-planetary discs in 2008 and methane traces were observed in Mars.

All these evidences have not only been able to enhance and update our knowledge about the universe, but they are also indicative of the long debatable subject of possibility of life outside our planet.

Apart from modern Telescopes, flashlights too have been playing an important role in these type of research. UV and infra red Flashlights is considered as a boon and are being used more frequently during this research. Much like the scope of Universe, the possibilities of Flashlights too looks endless!


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