Space

Found lunar soil samples collected during the first landing on the moon

"Apollo 11" - world-famous space mission, during which humans have visited for the first time in the history of the surface of Earth’s natural satellite - the Moon, taking with him a few samples of the lunar soil.

In Chelyabinsk meteorite discovered nanocrystals olivine

Analysis of one of the fragments of space rock that has recently shocked the world with his powerful explosion of the Southern Urals, Russia has allowed scientists to detect nano-crystals of the mineral olivine.

Cosmologists: other universes exist

Researchers from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill campus (USA) claim that for the first time found irrefutable proof of the existence of other universes. This was reported by foreign media.

Animals sent into space, did not survive the flight

As representatives of the Russian Space Agency on Sunday, most of the animals died during their stay in space.

An asteroid the size of 2.7 km is rushing to Earth

Specialists space agency NASA reported that on the night of June 1 of the current year will fly near Earth asteroid the size of about 2.7 km.

The first private Russian satellite to be launched in 2013

The first Russian satellite, designed and managed by a private company that will be launched in 2013 as the head of Dauria Aerospace, Michael Kokorich.

The unique space telescope "Kepler" has failed

NASA astronomy satellite system "Kepler", designed to search for extrasolar planets, which account for a lot of high-profile discoveries failed.

Scientists have unexpectedly found near the magnetar giant black hole

Director of 27 radio telescopes, Very Large Array (VLA), located in New Mexico (USA) and working as a single complex antenna, Dale Frehley recently heard about a report that appeared last month in a scientific journal, which said the discovery of a long X-ray flare .

A new method of searching for distant planets

Detect distant planet - it’s quite a challenge for astronomers, because it represents a small dim facility, located near their parent stars.

The astronauts conducted an emergency spacewalk due to a leak on the ISS

Mysterious coolant leak at the International Space Station has forced two astronauts to unplanned spacewalk on Saturday, in order to find the source of ammonia "snowflakes", which appeared as early as Thursday.

Curiosity will drill one more stone to Mars

In early February of this year, the rover Curiosity has experienced its first drilling tools, drilling a hole in the rock to a depth of about 7 inches.

Astronomers have discovered in our galaxy unusual group of gas clouds

In a dark, almost starless of intergalactic space, astronomers noticed ever unseen phenomenon - the accumulation of clouds, composed of neutral hydrogen, scattered between Andromeda (M31) and the Triangle (M33) - two located near each other galaxies.

Water appears in the bowels of the Earth and Moon from a single source

Analysis of the isotopic composition of the samples brought to Earth "Apollo" from the deep lunar mantle, allowed planetary scientists to conclude that they contain water molecules and come from the same source as the water molecules that are in the matter of the Earth.

Telescope "Chandra" captures the gas cloud of two merging galaxies

Astronomers working with the telescope "Chandra", managed to shoot X-ray radiation from cosmic clouds of gas that surrounds the two merging spiral galaxy NGC 6240.

Russia raised the price of shipping the Americans into space

NASA has concluded a contract with Russia for another $ 424 million to deliver American astronauts into space. The head of the U.S. space agency has laid the blame for the increased costs to the Congress.

The brightest gamma-ray burst recorded by Russian scientists

Astronomers from Russia managed to hold the first observation of the brightest gamma-ray burst in the last five years.

Mysterious phenomena seen in the red supergiant

In cool red supergiants discovered mysterious hot area.

Double star discovered more and more powerful than the Sun is 300 times

Telescope "Hubble" to help the U.S.space agency specialists NASA make another startling discovery: Astronomers have discovered the largest double star in the universe, the mass of which, according to experts, the mass of Earth’s sun is about 300 times..

Lyrids meteor shower will light up the sky on April 21-22

Meteor shower, which appears annually in the sky to reach this weekend its peak, but observe a bright show this year can not all amateur astronomers.

Telescope "Kepler" found three potentially habitable exoplanet

New data from the telescope "Kepler", allowed American astronomers detected in the constellation Lyra - a small constellation of the northern hemisphere - three extrasolar planets on which life can exist.

Russia has launched a one-month animals in space travel after 17 years

The team, consisting of geckos, mice, gerbils and other animals has been launched into orbit on Friday (April 19).

The Higgs boson will destroy the universe

The Higgs boson, or so-called divine spark did not inspire confidence in scientists.

To Mars and back in 30 days on a thermonuclear rocket

The energy source of the Sun and other active stars, nuclear fusion, the future can be used to take people to Mars and back in just 30 days, the researchers report.

NASA is preparing a mission to search for aliens

The Americans plan to launch a satellite in 2017 to a potentially habitable planets. This statement was made by representatives of the U.S. space agency. In the creation of a new unit attended Google and the Massachusetts Institute of Technology.

The budget of the new Russian space program will be $ 50 billion

On the day of noisy celebrations in honor of the Day of Cosmonautics, President Vladimir Putin announced a new multi-year plan for the development of the space sector of the country, which will last until 2020.

Mars rover Curiosity will be no communication with Earth until May

In connection with the passage of the Sun Mars rover Curiosity temporarily left without a connection to the Earth.

The atmosphere of Mars in the past resembled Earth

Scientists have found evidence that the atmosphere of Mars in the past was much denser than today.

At Jupiter volcanoes "out of place"

Astronomers from the United States found oddities in the location of the famous volcanoes on Jupiter’s moon Io. Geological formations are not in the center of volcanic activity.

NASA will send a team of investigators to the asteroid

NASA plans to draw to a small asteroid moon, where it will be able to explore the astronauts.

ISS detector may have first recorded traces of dark matter

Detector on the International Space Station for the study of cosmic rays, for the first time in history showed signs of dark matter, according to the information scientists from the European Centre for Nuclear Research CERN in Geneva.

Russia renews a program of lunar exploration

Russia is developing a new program of unmanned exploration of the moon.

Astronomers in Japan have discovered "cosmic Magatama"

Celestial object that resembles a Magatama - Old Japanese charm - and formed an extremely rare superposition of two galaxies, was discovered by Japanese astrophysicists.

Roscosmos has reduced the flight to the ISS from two days to six hours

Three cosmonauts successfully arrived at the ISS, became the first people who have experienced the new "express" route, which cuts travel time from two days to just six hours.

Astronomers from the United States opened a 25 "mini-supernova"

A new type of supernova was discovered by American astronomers. Outbreaks of these stars are so weak that they could be called a "mini-supernova", according to officials of the Harvard-Smithsonian Center for Astrophysics.

The third object in a binary system has baffled scientists

First Photo 2M0103 double planetary system has allowed the European astronomers to see the mysterious third object orbiting the two central stars.

Telescope "Plank" said the composition and age of the universe

Scientists from the Space Telescope "Plank", failed to make the most accurate map of the "echo" of the Big Bang, and to clarify the age of the universe, "wear" it on tens of millions of years, according to the website of the European Space Agency.

"Voyager 1" yet to be released into the interstellar medium

Transferred from NASA interplanetary probe "Voyager 1" data on sudden changes in the properties of cosmic rays do not allow experts to speak confidently about the output device of the solar system and its appearance in interstellar space, said Vladislav Izmodenov head of the laboratory of the Institute of Space Research..

On Mars, found "oases"

Russian instrument DAN (Dynamic Albedo neutrons), mounted on the Mars rover Curiosity on Mars recorded a non-uniform distribution of groundwater. This was reported by the Institute of Space Research Institute (IKI), Russian Academy of Sciences.

Speed ??supermassive black hole is equal to the speed of light

It is believed that huge black holes are the only powerful and heavy objects with mass, reaching millions and even billions of solar masses, which are detected by researchers at the centers of many galaxies.

Astronomers have discovered an extremely rare triple quasar

By combining the data obtained from several telescopes and advanced modeling, an international team of astronomers discovered a very rare triple quasar system - the second such object ever discovered.


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