Astronomy

Mihajlo Pupin and The Universe

- 18 November 2021

The ancient Greeks believed that in the beginning the world was in total chaos. Then, in 1854, the great Mihajlo Pupin was born in northern Serbia, and started gazing at the sky and writing down his impressions. Today we want to talk about both matters so just sit back and enjoy.

Discover the Pleiades

- 3 November 2021

Discover the Pleiades

The Pleiades is an open star cluster in the north-west of the constellation Taurus. This star cluster, also known as The Seven Sisters and Messier 45, has a special history. In this blog we’ll tell you everything about the origin of this magical star cluster and the associated Greek myths. Discover the Pleiades!

Glossary of Astronomy Terms: Part 4

- 2 November 2021

Since the 20th century, professional astronomy is divided into observational and theoretical branches. Observational astronomy is focused on acquiring and analyzing data, mostly using the basic principles of physics. Theoretical astronomy is directed according to the development of computer or analytical models for the description of astronomical objects and phenomena. The two fields complement each other, so theoretical astronomy seeks to explain the results of observations and observations are used to confirm theoretical results. While you might not be seeking to start a career in either of these fields, knowing a few common terms here and there might help your social life. Let’s get started.