Saturday, July 22, 2017

Chinese scientists successfully teleport a photon to space

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Researchers in China have teleported a photon from the ground to a satellite orbiting more than 500 kilometers above.Last year, a Long March 2D rocket took off from the Jiuquan Satellite Launch Centre in the Gobi Desert carrying a satellite called Micius, named after...

DINOSAUR-KILLER ASTEROID – Nasa scientist warns of collision with ‘dinosaur-killer’ asteroid

Our planet is currently virtually defenceless against a strike by such a large object. ______ Planet Earth is effectively defenceless in the face of a “dinosaur-killer” asteroid strike, a Nasa scientist has warned. And the planet is overdue for an extinction-level event involving a giant space object...

NASA finds more ‘Alien’ Earth-sized planets that could support life

The planets are likely the right size and right temperature to support complex life. The Kepler planet-searching telescope has detected nearly 50 such planets in one small part of the observable universe. NASA said Monday its Kepler Space Telescope mission discovered 10 new rocky, Earth-like planets...

Astronomers found a nearby solar system with seven Earth-sized planets where life is possible

Astronomers have found a nearby solar system with seven Earth-sized planets, three of which circle their parent star at the right distance for liquid surface water, raising the prospect of life, research published on Wednesday showed. ______ The star, known as TRAPPIST-1, is a small, dim...

Russia to build at least 15 spacecrafts operating in the orbit by 2020 — Putin

Russia needs to build up the orbital grouping with at least 15 spacecrafts operating in the orbit by 2020 to provide remote sensing of Russia and the whole world, Russian President Vladimir Putin said Monday. The president has held a meeting with Roscosmos state space...

Huge asteroid flying very close to our planet at a distance of 1.1 million miles on April 19

Call it a close shave of a celestial sort. On April 19, an asteroid roughly the size of the Rock of Gibraltar will speed safely by Earth at a distance of 1.1 million miles — or less than five times the distance from Earth to...

After living 6,000 years on Mars: How we might look after living that time in the red planet

Some of the biggest names in science and technology have called for the colonization of Mars, including physicist Stephen Hawking and SpaceX CEO Elon Musk. They say that populating other planets would help ensure our species' survival should Earth be rendered uninhabitable by some disaster. ______ "The...

New super-sized Earth 39 light years from our solar system close enough to detect signs of life

Scientists have found a planet the size of a jumbo Earth circling a nearby star, meaning it is one of the handful of worlds where astronomers' sensors might be powerful enough to detect signs of life. ______ The new planet, known as LHS 1140b, receives enough...

BACK SIDE OF THE MOON – NASA gives us an amazing look at it (VIDEO)

BACK SIDE OF THE MOON - NASA gives us an amazing look at it (VIDEO)
Thanks to NASA, we now know what the solar system looks like, centered on a view of the moon's far side. The computer-generated time-lapse gives two views of the lunar cycle from the side of the moon we never see from Earth. ______ Although it doesn't...

China ready to become the first place to meet the Aliens

This past September, China put on the "ear phones" and flipped the "ON" switch for the world's largest, most powerful radio telescope nestled in a vast, bowl-shaped valley in the mountainous southwestern province of Guizhou. ______ The unrivaled precision of the FAST telescope will allow astronomers...

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