astronomy

Tourists flock to Egypt’s Hatshepsut Temple to catch glimpse of rare astronomical phenomenon
Archaeology

Tourists flock to Egypt’s Hatshepsut Temple to catch glimpse of rare astronomical phenomenon

Tourists in Egypt flocked to Queen Hatshepsut Temple on Monday to witness the sun fall perpendicular on the holy shrines…
Visitors marvel as sun alignment illuminates the Temple of Hatshepsut
Archaeology

Visitors marvel as sun alignment illuminates the Temple of Hatshepsut

Archaeologists and astronomers visited on Monday the Mortuary Temple of Hatshepsut in Luxor’s Qurna mountain to witness a sun alignment…
Scientists spot black hole so huge it ‘shouldn’t even exist’ in our galaxy
Science

Scientists spot black hole so huge it ‘shouldn’t even exist’ in our galaxy

Astronomers have discovered a black hole in the Milky Way so huge that it challenges existing models of how stars…
Dark matter and exoplanet discoveries win Nobel Physics Prize
Science

Dark matter and exoplanet discoveries win Nobel Physics Prize

Canadian-American cosmologist James Peebles and Swiss astronomers Michel Mayor and Didier Queloz on Tuesday won the Nobel Physics Prize for…
Partial Lunar Eclipse to start Tuesday evening
Egypt

Partial Lunar Eclipse to start Tuesday evening

The head of the National Research Institute of Astronomy and Geophysics (NRIAG) Gad Mohamed al-Qady called on astronomy enthusiasts and…
South Americans marvel at total solar eclipse
World

South Americans marvel at total solar eclipse

A rare total solar eclipse plunged a vast swath of Latin America’s southern cone into darkness Tuesday, briefly turning day…
Red planet and ‘blood moon’ pair up to dazzle skygazers
Science

Red planet and ‘blood moon’ pair up to dazzle skygazers

  The longest “blood moon” eclipse this century will coincide with Mars’ closest approach in 15 years to offer skygazers…
Stephen Hawking: ‘His laboratory was the universe’
World

Stephen Hawking: ‘His laboratory was the universe’

Everyone knew of Stephen Hawking’s cosmic brilliance, but few could comprehend it. Not even top-notch astronomers. Hawking, who died at…
Egypt to become third country to have space station
Egypt

Egypt to become third country to have space station

Parliament finalized on Monday the approval of a law to construct an Egyptian space station, reported Al-Masry Al- Youm, in…
Perseid meteor shower in Egypt skies until Sunday
Egypt

Perseid meteor shower in Egypt skies until Sunday

Egypt’s skies witnessed the astronomical phenomenon of the Perseid Meteor Shower last night. Ashraf Tadros, head of the astronomy department at…
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