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How aliens would see our Earth

How aliens would see our Earth

When astronomers on Earth used their telescopes to search for potentially habitable exoplanets, they get a series of different shots. Thanks to the advanced hardware of the telescopes, researchers can find out a huge amount of dat...

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2019-08-20

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The amazing properties of hurricanes on other planets

The amazing properties of hurricanes on other planets

In the early twentieth century the famous writer Edgar Burroughs could only dream of space travel. Thanks to his insatiable thirst for space and what it involves, the writer created a series of novels devoted to the subject . But ...

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2019-08-17

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Jupiter could “eat” one of its satellites

Jupiter could “eat” one of its satellites

Great Jupiter protects the inner Solar System from threats from asteroids, it may be not so simple celestial object. For a long time the mystery of the origin of the core of this planet bothered the minds of scientists, forcing th...

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2019-08-17

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How many planets in the universe similar to ours?

How many planets in the universe similar to ours?

Sun — one of the countless number of stars scattered in . Despite the fact that our star is not very large in size, brightness flares and are located almost at the very edge of the galaxy , it is unique in the fact that we w...

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2019-08-17

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Mysterious radio signals reached Earth. Who sent them?

Mysterious radio signals reached Earth. Who sent them?

Sudden bursts of radio waves of unknown origin recorded radio telescopes around the world. In order to find the source of a mysterious radiation, astronomers chose to use . With its help scientists hope to find the answer to what ...

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2019-08-15

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What could be the aliens?

What could be the aliens?

All-known to us consist of carbon, nitrogen, oxygen and hydrogen. But even if we assume that life on Earth and in our exclusively organic, does this mean that life is in the Universe? On this topic argues for more than one generat...

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2019-08-15

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Scientists found the new planet very similar to Earth and it can be a life

Scientists found the new planet very similar to Earth and it can be a life

last Spring, space Agency NASA with rocket company SpaceX launched a new . The objective of the unit is to search for potentially suitable planets outside the Solar system (these planets are called exoplanets), similar in its char...

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2019-08-02

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The largest objects in the Universe

The largest objects in the Universe

the universe is huge. It is difficult for us to imagine her true size. Scientists say that since the Big Bang it expanded so much that she . We cannot see the entire Universe, but its those places that are open to our sight also c...

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2019-07-15

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Study 300 stars showed that our Solar system is special

Study 300 stars showed that our Solar system is special

Over the past four years, the instrument attached to the telescope in the Chilean Andes, the Gemini Planet Imager was staring at 531 star in search of new planets. And here is the team who worked with him, published in Astronomica...

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2019-06-25

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Scientists first measured the temperature of the rings of Uranus

Scientists first measured the temperature of the rings of Uranus

Despite the fact that Saturn has the most impressive ring system in the Solar system, this planet is not the only one that can boast such a distinctive feature. Neptune, Jupiter and Uranus also have rings, but they are less pronou...

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2019-06-25

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In a nearby system detected the two most similar to Earth exoplanets

In a nearby system detected the two most similar to Earth exoplanets

Astronomers from the Institute of astrophysics at the University of göttingen (Germany), working with the telescope CARMENES Spanish Observatory Kalar Alto, announced the opening of the near star Teegarden in the constellation of ...

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2019-06-23

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The discoverers of the mysterious

The discoverers of the mysterious "Ninth planet" clarified its characteristics

Since the exclusion of Pluto from the category of planets in 2006 people still believe that our Solar system is home to 8 planets. However, a few years ago in the scientific community up a buzz about the possibility of the existen...

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2019-02-28

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Scientists found the most distant dwarf planet in the Solar system

Scientists found the most distant dwarf planet in the Solar system

last year scientist Scott Sheppard of the Carnegie institution, together with colleagues discovered the most distant celestial body in the Solar system. Then object . But a group of researchers decided not to stay, and this year e...

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2019-02-22

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Astronomers reported the discovery of a new satellite of Neptune

Astronomers reported the discovery of a new satellite of Neptune

Using images taken by a space telescope "Hubble", a team of astronomers from the SETI Institute, which searches for alien civilizations, found at Neptune's new tiny companion. Open the moon, called the Hippocampus, after the sea m...

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2019-02-21

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Under the Earth there are mountains — they are higher than you may think

Under the Earth there are mountains — they are higher than you may think

the landscape of the Earth was incredibly diverse: on its surface is as smooth plains and deep trenches and huge mountains. The study showed geophysicists from the US and China, all this is nothing compared to the views at depths ...

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2019-02-15

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Telescope

Telescope "Hubble" showed incredible weather of Uranus and Neptune

As on Earth, Uranus and Neptune have a change of seasons, which is believed to the planetary community, identifies some characteristics of their atmosphere. However, the seasons on these planets lasts much longer than on Earth, st...

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2019-02-10

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The future of mankind among the planets. Is the key to our survival

The future of mankind among the planets. Is the key to our survival

the End is inevitable. One day he will. We are waiting for the warming of the planet, acidification of the oceans, the impending mass extinction and the ultimate depletion of resources. One need not look far to understand that hum...

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2019-02-01

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The mystery of the Solar system: what causes the anomalies in the orbits of TRANS-Neptunian objects

The mystery of the Solar system: what causes the anomalies in the orbits of TRANS-Neptunian objects

somewhere in the far reaches of the Solar system beyond the orbit of Neptune, something weird is going on. A few small celestial bodies demonstrate the behavior that is not characteristic of other objects in our system, scientists...

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2019-01-21

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Why is it that our telescopes can't find the

Why is it that our telescopes can't find the "ninth planet"?

a History of astronomy has been a history of receding horizons. The invention of the telescope brought us beyond the ability the naked eye to the millions (and billions) of stars of our milky Way. Use pictures and multi-wavelength...

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2019-01-13

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The Kepler telescope helped to find another exoplanets suitable for life

The Kepler telescope helped to find another exoplanets suitable for life

Successful search for new planets can do not only professional scientists, but also ordinary users of the Network. This was proved by visitors to the online forum Zooniverse, which helped the students-the students of NASA to detec...

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2019-01-09

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