Space

At 20 light-years away from us open the planet on which life can exist

Planets that are part of the solar system of the red dwarf star Gliese 581 (Gliese 581), one of the closest star to our Sun in the galaxy, have been the subject of many studies aimed at the detection of the first potentially habitable exoplanet.

Scientists sent the first extraterrestrial boat on Titan

A team from the Open University, led by Professor John Zarnecki, intends, in cooperation with NASA, to conduct a study of Saturn.

The Crab Nebula shocked astronomers

The Crab Nebula was seriously surprised astronomers. They registered therein unprecedented emission of gamma rays, which are very light with high energy in the universe.

Open gas giant galactic storms

Using a camera with a low-resolution spectrometer on board the Herschel Space Observatory, an international team of scientists led by the Max Planck Institute, discovered the molecular gas giant storms raging in the center of many galaxies.

Some black holes may be older than the Universe

According to a new intriguing hypothesis, some black holes might occur before the formation of our universe.

Massive asteroid is rushing to Earth

A massive asteroid will fly this year, within the orbit of the moon, nearly hitting the Earth. Cosmic body, called YU55, will fly at a distance of 324,604 miles away from us at the point of its closest approach, on November 8.

Discovered a "super-Earth" - the densest planet

Canadian small telescope discovered "super-Earth" which excited the astronomical community.

The most detailed three-dimensional map of the distant Universe

It is the largest and most detailed 3D map of the universe, which allows you to go to 11 billion years ago.

Russia concerned for the safety of the spacecraft SpaceX

Russia said it would not allow the spacecraft company SpaceX Dragon to dock with the International Space Station until then, until all the necessary tests to ensure the safety of the process.

China plans to establish its space station by 2020

Less than ten years ago, they sent a man into orbit. Now Beijing is working on a modular outpost in space.

Bacteria can exist under gravity

This discovery extends the range of places in the universe where there may be alien life. Proving by example that a strong - it does not mean big, some microorganisms survive the gravity 400,000 times greater than that which we experience on Earth.

Scientists have discovered what they were very young galaxies in the universe

Astronomers using the orbiting space telescope GALEX (Galaxy Evolution Explorer), closer to understanding why the most massive stellar explosions occur in very young galaxies.

The body of a dead alien found in Siberia

It’s all too strange looks to be true, but the two hikers said they found the body of an alien in frozen wastes of Siberia.

Mars discovered deposits of carbon dioxide

Martian spy satellite found that the overall composition of the atmosphere on Mars is undergoing a sea change as the angle of inclination of the axis shift of the planet.

NASA will invest $ 270 million in the development of space taxis

Commercial space travel one step closer to putting into reality: NASA has allocated $ 270 million to companies that will focus on development of space vehicles.

Discovered the most massive distant object in the Universe

Scientists at the Harvard-Smithsonian Center for Astrophysics, reported the discovery of the most massive distant cluster known at this time.

Revealed the secret FBI files on UFOs?

Is the recently discovered in the archives of the FBI memo in 1950 proves that the U.S.

Why is the Russian satellites are different from American ones?

This is a photo - one of the most beautiful and amazing images of the Earth. On the Russian photo clearly visible differences in color regions of the Earth and detailed outlines of the mountains, which makes them incredibly beautiful.

Astronomers have for the first time managed to get an image of Mercury from orbit

Early in the morning of March 29, the automatic interplanetary station Messenger made a historic snapshot of the closest planet to the Sun.

Discovered the coldest star - not a hot cup of coffee

Astronomers generally classified stellar objects ranging from the hotter to the cooler using the letters O, B, A, F, G, K and M.

Residents of Colorado observed a mysterious UFO phenomenon

Residents of Lafayette in Colorado reported that they observed last week, "a strange game glowing lights" in the night sky, which caused excitement among the local people and the society UFOs.

Scientists have measured the expansion rate of the universe

It is equal to 73.8 km / sec. / Mpc. So, what does this number?

Discovered brown dwarf room temperature

We used to think that the stars, even extinct, called brown dwarfs, very hot. But these ideas are collapsing recently discovered brown dwarf room temperature.

Can "superluna" next week to influence the weather?

Moon close to us at the closest distance for the last 19 years. Amateur astronomers the opportunity to take unique photos of our satellite.

NASA scientists continue to find fossils of alien life

Adoption of one of NASA scientists that he found small fossils of alien life in the remnants of a meteorite has stirred up the public, causing both excitement and skepticism, and was reviewed in detail 100 experts.

Study galaxies with a high gas content

The findings obtained in the research of new galaxies with high gas content are exactly the same with the predictions of modified Newtonian dynamics (born Modified Newtonian dynamics, MOND).

New conditions for the existence of life on other planets

The ebb and flow can transform a so-called "make the most out of life zone" around a few massive stars do uninhabitable.

Last flight into space shuttle "Discovery"

Astronauts Space Shuttle "Discovery" made the first of two spacewalks this week to perform a number of wiring and maintenance of the International Space Station (ISS).

Discovered two planets that share the same orbit

In the vast flow of information, which is transmitted by the Kepler telescope detected a previously unseen solar system.

Astronomers first observed the birth of a new planet

For the first time scientists have discovered the birth of a new world around a distant star like the sun.

Chandra telescope discovered the superfluidity in the core of a neutron star

X-ray Space Observatory "Chandra" has found the first direct evidence of superfluidity, abnormal physical state of matter in which there is no friction.

Giant galaxies like snowflakes in space

Giant galaxies that contain billions of stars are formed almost in the same way as the thin delicate snowflakes, these are the results of a new study from Swinburne University of Technology.

Astronomers made the discovery in the Andromeda Galaxy

An international team of astronomers has identified for the first time a thick stellar disc in the Andromeda Galaxy, a large spiral galaxy closest to our own Milky Way.

Solar activity threatens the work of a satellite navigation system

The researchers say that the sun begins to wake up after a period of low activity. This could threaten the global navigation system.

"Mars 500" landed on the red planet - Russian Simulation

On Monday, an international team of six men landed on "Mars." They walked across a wide space, strewn with red dust, sand and stones, under a black, starry sky, where they will conduct experiments in the next week.

A hidden giant planet in our solar system?

It can be larger than Jupiter, the orbit, located in the outer regions of the solar system.

Japan plans to use a giant fishing net to catch debris

Giant network, the size of several kilometers, was created as a joint project of Japanese space agency, and 100-year-old company manufacturing fishing nets. The project aims to help collect debris from Earth orbit.

Sand dunes of Mars will change position every year

The vast sand dunes, which are near the north pole of Mars is not just frozen relics of the past, they move and change every Martian year, as shown by observations.

NASA satellite has helped discover five planets like Earth in the habitable zone

NASA has opened about the first batch of planets the size of Earth coinciding with that are in the habitable zone - a region where the surface temperature of the planet provides a potential possibility of the existence of liquid water.

Space is at least 250 times larger than the visible universe, cosmologists say

When we look at the universe, we see only the part of it that is close enough to the light can reach us since the creation of the universe.


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