Discover interstellar phenomena that you didn't even know
The Life of a Star.
Experience a stellar cycle from birth to death and go through an introduction
to basic astrophysics. You will see how the sun creates its energy, and discover
the final states of a star, such as white dwarfs, pulsars, and neutron stars.
A Closer Look at Black Holes.
Although a black hole is invisible, we take a look at these most extra-ordinary
phenomena to be found in space. Nobody can really say how it looks like inside
of such a hole. You will be confronted
with expressions like entropy, reference system, quantum fluctuations, and
Hawking-radiation. But don't worry - if you prefer learning about the history
of discovering them, accompany Isaac Newton and Stephen Hawking on their
long way to unfolding black hole secrets. We invite you to witness discoveries
that have changed our imaginations of space and time.
Wormholes in Hyperspace.
Theoretically space-travelling through wormholes is possible.
Wanna know how? Read on.
1 - Create your own star and watch it die.
After you have learned something about how the mass and the final state of a
star depend on eachother, you can experiment with different sizes of stars and
watch themlive and die, blow up and shrink
2 - Add your own stars to a "virtual universe" and watch it grow
and change over a period of time. The universe attempts to model real life
physics, (although, this turned out to be a difficult thing to do) and the stars
in it grow and advance through the stages in a star's life cycle.
In the virtual universe, one day is actually a hundred million
years, so you can see how your star changes over time.
Take a voyage through our galaxy and visit the black hole in the center
of the Milky Way. Along with some nice pictures and facts about certain
regions in our galaxy, you travel with more than light speed to the giant
black hole in the Milky Way's core. Believe me - you have no idea what to
Additional information to the preceding sections.
You can also find out where we got our images and other information.
You'll find some of those hard words in our glossary page.
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