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‘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 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...

Russia launches a secret satellite for intelligence

Russia intends to launch the RBI satellite into space next year to collect information on any military activity in any part of the world. The Russian daily Izvestiya said satellites of this type were capable of detecting radars, radios and radiation in different frequency fields,...

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...

Pentagon is ready to move the war into space

US Air Force Secretary Heather Wilson, speaking at a briefing at the Pentagon, said that for the US space becomes a site for waging wars. "We are turning to the consideration of outer space as a warfare space," she said, adding that in 2018 the...

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...

Pentagon calls space new ‘platform for war’

The United States views space as a platform for conducting military operations. This was stated by the US Air Force Secretary Heather Wilson during a briefing at the Pentagon, RIA Novosti reported. "We are turning to the consideration of outer space as a space for...

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...

There is a possibility of life in the satellite of Saturn — NASA scientists

In the subglacial ocean, Saturn Enceladus can have a life. This assumption was made by NASA scientists, based on data obtained from the automatic station Cassini. The researchers intend to send to the Saturn system in 2022-2025 the SELFI apparatus capable of determining the chemical...

China launches 2 BeiDou-3 satellites aboard a Long March 3B carrier rocket

China has launched two BeiDou-3 satellites aboard a Long March 3B carrier rocket, Chinese media have reported. The rocket took off from Xichang Satellite Launch Center in Sichuan province, southwestern China, on Sunday morning. These are the first BeiDou-3 satellites launched by China, which plans to...

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...

Six new galaxies discovered

A group of astronomers from China, the United States and Chile, led by Professor Wang Jun-xian from the Chinese Science and Technology University in Haifey, Anhui Province, discovered six previously unknown galaxies, reported Xinhua news agency. According to scientists, galaxies were formed 800 million years...

Indian astronomers discovered a giant radio galaxy

All galaxies radiate radio waves, but some of this is much better than the rest. The range of values ​​ranges from 10 thousand to 100 billion full luminosities of the Sun (if we do not talk about quasars, which are even more powerful). Star systems...

China’s giant radio 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...

Astronomers have discovered six new galaxies

A group of astronomers from China, the United States and Chile, led by Professor Wang Jun-xian from the Chinese Science and Technology University in Haifey, Anhui Province, discovered six previously unknown galaxies, reported Xinhua news agency. According to scientists, galaxies were formed 800 million years...

FAST — China’s $180 million radio telescope helps scientists on early 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...

FAST telescope to explore extra-galactic radio pulsars in 2018

After identifying multiple pulsars in its one-year trial operation, China’s 500-meter Aperture Spherical Radio Telescope (FAST) may become the world’s first telescope to capture extragalactic radio pulsars, as well as exploring the possibility of extraterrestrial civilization. “FAST may become the first to find extragalactic...

SpaceX launches 10 satellites into orbit

A SpaceX Falcon 9 rocket lifted off on Monday from Vandenberg Air Force Base in California, carrying 10 satellites for Iridium Communications. U.S. private spaceflight company SpaceX launched a rocket from California, carrying 10 communications satellites into orbit for Iridium Communications, an American company providing...

The world’s first-ever 360-degree video filmed in open space — RT

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RT presents Spacewalk 360 — the world’s first-ever 360-degree video filmed in open space on a spacewalk outside the International Space Station. The video takes viewers on an immersive spacewalk and satellite launches with Russian cosmonauts Sergey Ryazansky and Fyodor Yurchikhin as part of...

China successfully launches Long March-2C rocket with 3 satellites

China successfully launched a Long March-2C rocket at 12:21pm local time on Friday, Ecns reports. The rocket with three Yaogan-30 01 satellites was launched from Xichang Satellite Launch Center in southwest China’s Sichuan province. The satellites will be used for conducting electromagnetic probes and other experiments. This...

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