Browsing Astronomy

28 articles found

Headword Date Article Type
Arthur Eddington begins his statistical study of stellar motions 1906 T Note
Black holes within galaxies theory 1969 T Note
Blandford-Znajek Process developed - model for the extraction of energy from a black hole 1977 T Note
Carbon-12 resonance predicted 1953 T Note
Deuterium and lithium abundances predicted by hot Big Bang 1974 T Note
Differential nature of solar rotation discovered by Richard Carrington 1863 T Note
Dirac’s cosmological theory 1938 T Note
Edward Maunder plots the first sunspot ’butterfly diagram’ 1904 T Note
First cloning of a vertebrate 1967 T Note
Hawking suggests black holes might have been created in the Big Bang 1971 T Note
Herschel's General Catalogue of stars and nebulae 1864 T Note
Hoyle-Narlikar theory formulated 1963 T Note
Interstellar carbon monoxide found 1970 T Note
Jeans length determined 1902 T Note
Kerr solution found to describe a spinning black hole 1965 T Note
Launch of the International Ultraviolet Explorer satellite 1978 T Note
Laws of black home mechanics proposed 1972 T Note
Maxwell theorizes on the nature of Saturn’s rings 1856 T Note
Origin of singularities posited 1964 T Note
Quasar density shown to increase with redshift 1965 T Note

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