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Water on Mars

The European Space Agency has discovered a huge deposit of water at the bottom of Valles Marineris, the largest and deepest canyon in the solar system. The formation is ten times longer and five...

$11.65 trillion in precious metals may be contain Near-Earth asteroids

Scientists recently estimated that one of two metallic asteroids flying around Earth could contain precious metals (gold, platinum, iridium, osmium, ruthenium, rhodium and palladium) worth about $ 11.65 trillion. This expensive nugget can carry...

The largest, known and closest to earth: the main nebulae discovered by astronomers

In November, NASA celebrates the "month of nebula" - #NebulaNovember. In honor of this "Hi-Tech" talks about the most famous, beautiful and unusual of them. Nebulae are some of the most popular space objects. This...

Destroy in orbit or burn up in the Earth’s atmosphere: how the life of the ISS will end

The ISS is planned to be disabled in 2028, but NASA believes that this is a short time and it is not enough to complete all space experiments, so the agency wants to extend...

GRU* Space Intelligence: Every American Satellite Is Registered

Russia keeps space in sight. This is not some kind of bravado, but reality. Recently, Defense Minister Sergei Shoigu voiced the topic that a satellite was targeted in outer space. It seems like they...

Black woman flies to ISS for the first time

NASA astronaut Jessica Watkins joined the crew of the Crew Dragon-4 mission. She will travel to the International Space Station next April. The first black woman to go to work on the ISS Jessica Watkins will...

Matthias Maurer became 600th man into space

NASA and SpaceX hastily launched the Crew-3 mission tonight. The flight has become historic - the 600th man went into space in 60 years of exploration of distant frontiers. The crew of Crew-3 included Raja...

Fatal coincidence. In November, the full moon and lunar eclipse will take place on the same day – what does this mean

In November 2021, two important astrological events will take place on the same day - the Full Moon and the Lunar Eclipse. On November 19, 2021, a Full Moon and a lunar eclipse will begin...

Oxygen found in a very unexpected place on the Moon

The Australian space agency plans to use the rover to collect rocks on the lunar surface as part of the Artemis mission. Lunar rocks are believed to contain oxygen, according to The Science Time. Scientists...

Jeff Bezos predicts that in the next 100 years, humanity will be born in space and fly to Earth as tourists

According to Jeff Bezos, the hour is not far off when people will be born in the space colonies of the galaxy. Humanity will populate other planets and satellites and make them their home....

Virgin Galactic sold another 100 space tickets

Virgin Galactic has sold about 100 tickets to interested space tourists. Since the company's founder Richard Branson flew into space last summer, the company has enjoyed an unprecedented interest in space tourism. The first...

Large reserves of organic matter were again discovered on Mars. Scientists are looking for traces of life

The data from the Curiosity rover helped scientists to conclude that there are large reserves of organic matter on the surface of Mars. Scientists from the Curiosity team, led by Paul Mahaffy, have found the...

How the Earth protects itself from the solar wind

Energy from the solar wind interacting with the magnetospheric ‘bubble’ around Earth creates waves of energy that appear to stand still. This new finding, from research led by Imperial scientists, improves our understanding of the...

New Insights Into How Central Supermassive Black Holes Influence the Evolution of Their Host Galaxy

Emirati national Aisha Al Yazeedi, a research scientist at the NYU Abu Dhabi (NYUAD) Center for Astro, Particle, and Planetary Physics, has published her first research paper, featuring some key findings on the evolution of...

A Bug’s Life: Mountains on Neutron Stars May Be Only Fractions of Millimeters Tall

Photo: Artist’s depiction of a neutron star. Credit: ESO / L. Calçada New models of neutron stars show that their tallest mountains may be only fractions of millimeters high, due to the huge gravity on...

SuperBIT: A Low-Cost Telescope

A SuperBIT optical and ultraviolet composite image of the ‘Pillars of Creation’, trunks of gas and dust in the Eagle Nebula, 7,000 light years away in the direction of the constellation of Serpens. Credit:...

ARCA Space to accept Bitcoin and Aether payments for its launch services

ARCA Space has finished the development of its EcoRocket, sea-launched small orbital vehicle. The first launch is scheduled for August 16 - 30, 2021.

Tragic Teardrop Star Reveals Hidden Supernova Doom

Artist’s impression of the HD265435 system at around 30 million years from now, with the smaller white dwarf distorting the hot subdwarf into a distinct ‘teardrop’ shape. Credit: University of Warwick/Mark Garlick Astronomers have made...

Distorted Deja Vu: How the Universe Is Reflected Near Black Holes

A disk of glowing gas swirls into the black hole “Gargantua” from the movie Interstellar. Because space curves around the black hole, it is possible to look round its far side and see the...

Ariane 6 Rocket Targets New Missions With Astris Kick Stage

Astris added to the Ariane 6 upper stage. Credit: ArianeGroup ESA will enhance the versatility of Europe’s Ariane 6 rocket with a kick stage called Astris in a €90 m development contract with prime contractor,...

40-Year Mystery Solved: Source of Jupiter’s Strange X-Ray Flares Uncovered

The purple hues in this image show X-ray emissions from Jupiter’s auroras, detected by NASA’s Chandra Space Telescope in 2007. They are overlaid on an image of Jupiter taken by NASA’s Hubble Space Telescope....

“What’s This Weirdo?” – A New Type of Supernova Illuminates an Old Mystery

Las Cumbres Observatory and Hubble Space Telescope color composite of the electron-capture supernova 2018zd (the large white dot on the right) and the host starburst galaxy NGC 2146 (toward the left). Credit: NASA/STScI/J. DePasquale;...

Mysterious Population of Rogue Planets Spotted Near the Center of Our Galaxy

Artist’s impression of a free-floating planet. Tantalizing evidence has been uncovered for a mysterious population of “rogue” (or “free-floating”) planets, planets that may be alone in deep space, unbound to any host star. The results...

Science Made Simple: What Are Atomic Nuclei?

In 1911, Ernest Rutherford discovered that at the core of every atom is a nucleus. Atomic nuclei consist of electrically positive protons and electrically neutral neutrons. These are held together by the strongest known...

Surprising Insights Into Star Formation From Unprecedented Survey of the “Nurseries” Where Stars Are Born

Using the Atacama Large Millimeter/submillimeter Array (ALMA), scientists completed a census of nearly 100 galaxies in the nearby universe, showcasing their behaviors and appearances. The scientists compared ALMA data to that of the Hubble...
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