Monday, January 22, 2018

Japan to send its astronauts to the moon

Japan hopes to send its astronauts to the moon as part of manned missions in the 2020s, reported on Sunday, November 26 local media. This will be possible due to the likely participation of the country in the international program for the construction of a modular habitat...

Scientists will send to the ISS barley for Mars beer

Experts are going to organize a brewery on the Red Planet, the colonization of which, according to their forecasts, could begin as early as 2024. At the ISS, 20 grains of brewing barley will be delivered, which cosmonauts will germinate in zero-gravity conditions, the Profibeer...

Astronomers have learned about the rain from diamonds on Neptune and Uranus

Astronomers suggested that Neptune and Uranus are experiencing diamond rains due to significant carbon stocks on the planets. This was reported by the portal Science Friday. Scientists believe that methane on these giant planets under the influence of thunderstorms turns into carbon, which during the...

Giant ‘protuberance’ appears on the Sun

Russian scientists recorded a huge prominence on the Sun - plasma formation, which can be observed from the Earth through an astronomical filter. The fountain of plasma stretches for 500,000 kilometers, it is the largest protuberance in the last few years. In the Russian Laboratory of...

Water flowed over the surface of Mars in the era of dinosaurs: astronomers

Planetologists have found large deposits of ice in the northern hemisphere of Mars and traces of meltwater flows moving on its surface relatively recently, during the heyday of dinosaurs on Earth, according to an article published in the journal JGR: Planets. "We thought for a...

Astronomers first discovered in the solar system asteroid in the form of a cigar

American scientists first recorded the so-called interstellar asteroid, which for hundreds of millions of years moved between the stars of the Milky Way and was in October in the solar system. The discovery was announced on Monday by the US National Aeronautics and Space Administration...

Scientists have found a life-like atmosphere in a super-earth

Having studied the composition of the atmosphere of 55 Cancer e (Janssen), scientists from NASA came to the conclusion that life on super surface surface can exist. Data for analysis and search for life forms specialists were obtained with the help of the Spitzer spacecraft,...

Astronomers have found a huge exoplanet

Its dimensions are four times larger than the largest planet in the Solar System - Jupiter. At a distance of 578 light years from Earth, astronomers have discovered a huge exoplanet, on which there is enough space for everyone. The HD76920b is four times larger...

‘Planet-diamond’ in the constellation of Cancer has an atmosphere: scientists

The bizarre "planet-diamond" 55 Cnc e in the constellation of Cancer has some kind of atmosphere, despite the fact that its surface is incandescent by several thousand degrees Celsius, according to NASA's Jet Propulsion Laboratory. "We argued long ago about whether this "planet-diamond" is similar...

Scientists declare a supramarginal outburst in a nearby galaxy

The international group of astronomers announced the most powerful cosmic outburst in the history of observations in the galaxy, which was removed by 2.6 billion light years from Earth. According to the researchers, it was caused by the explosion of a large star. This is...

NASA scientists told when they first meet with aliens

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Researchers answered questions from users of Reddit and named the expected terms of detection of extraterrestrial life. As representatives of the space agency said, a probable candidate can be detected in 20 years. "Before we start looking for life, we will try to find out...

Scientists said that the Earth is ‘bombarded’ by exotic antimatter

In this case, researchers propose to exclude all other options before moving on to the exotic. Scientists using observations of neighboring pulsars have not established the source of mysterious antimatter flows that "bombard" the Earth from space. According to the researchers, this indicates their extremely exotic...

Scientists discover a planet similar to Earth

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Astronomers have discovered a new planet called Ross 128b, 11 light-years away from the Earth and a mild climate. A group of scientists led by Xavier Bonfils, using the Harris telescope in Chile to study the red dwarf (Ross 128), discovered that the star is...

Hubble telescope captures a unique snapshot of the “one-armed” galaxy

The Hubble telescope captured a rare galaxy NGC 4625, which has only one spiral sleeve instead of four or two. This is reported on the official website of the telescope. The galaxy is located in the constellation Canes Dogs at a distance of 30 million...

Planet in danger! — 15,000 scientists from 184 countries signed a ‘Warning to mankind’

Researchers from 184 countries pointed to statistics, according to which for a quarter of a century mankind has not managed to solve most environmental problems. More than 15 thousand scientists from different countries have signed their own signatures under the second "Warning to Humanity". They did...

Ufologists confident in the habitation of Mars — Why?

In the debate about whether there was life on Mars, most often the victory is gained by the proponents of the hypothesis that the Red Planet was once inhabited. Moreover, many scientists are sure that once upon a time it was bigger in size. In...

Chinese ufologists said will be the first to come into contact with UFOs

Scientists intend to achieve this with the help of the world's largest radio telescope FAST. UFOologists of the People's Republic of China (PRC) said that they will be the first to find representatives of extraterrestrial life and will contact them, local media outlets report. According to...

NASA announced a rare phenomenon in the Sun

American astronomers said that at the present time an extremely rare phenomenon is observed on the Sun. According to NASA experts, the Sun now has a coronal hole, which is a "magnetically open" area of ​​the luminary. As reported on the website of the US space...

NASA detected unusual plasma activity on surface of the Sun

Observatory of solar dynamics of the US space agency NASA has detected unusual plasma activity on the surface of the Sun. Scientists who have already called it a rather rare phenomenon, found on the Sun an active area, surrounded by a dark thread. As explained in...

China’s FAST telescope makes new discoveries

The pulsars were discovered on August 22 and 25 by researchers from the National Astronomical Observatories of China (NAOC), according to chief scientist Li Di. Named J1859-01 and J1931-01, the pulsars are 16,000 light years and 4,100 light years from Earth respectively. The discoveries were confirmed...