Stephen Hawking passed away on March 14, 2018, leaving behind a legacy of works that rivals the greatest in history, including Galileo Galilei and Albert Einstein. However, this is not the only thing these three men had in common – they also shared remarkable coincidences about the times the each entered and left this world, […]Read More Galileo, Einstein, and Hawking – Tied Together by More than Physics
An Aztec map depicting the creation of the Universe was recently discovered under a lagoon beside a volcano near Mexico city. This stone structure is believed to be roughly 1,000 years old. Cipactli, a mythical aquatic monster, is seen splitting heaven from Earth, bringing life into being. The tablet was placed in such a way […]Read More Aztec Map Depicting Creation of Universe Seen on Tablet Found Outside Mexico City
TRAPPIST-1 may be home to at least two planets which could hold on to their atmospheres against the solar wind emanating from the ultra-cool red star. If this is proven by further research, this finding could greatly increase the chance that alien life may have formed in this alien solar system. An atmosphere is widely […]Read More Trappist-1 May Be Home to Atmospheres – and with it, Alien Life?
Selecting the Top 10 Astronomy Images of 2017 was a tough choice, but The Cosmic Companion is here to help guide you through some of the most amazing images yet seen of the Universe, adding to the wealth of scientific knowledge gained in 2017. These photographs of our Solar System, nebulae, and galaxies were produced […]Read More Top 10 Astronomy Photos of 2017