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The amount of micro-plastic on the sea floor, shocked scientists

The amount of micro-plastic on the sea floor, shocked scientists

we All say that nature is polluted with human waste. It is really so. Around us lots of dumps, which are constantly replenished. Something, bypassing the landfill (or them) falls into the ocean and floats there in the form of tras...

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2020-05-06

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What is life?

What is life?

you can Often find messages like "astronomers believe that the planet xxx could be a life" or "to find life, you first need to detect signs of the presence of water" and so on. But what do they mean by "life"? All that only knows ...

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2020-04-30

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What is inside the Earth?

What is inside the Earth?

Our planet is unique, but not only that, she had a lot of liquid water. Of course, on other worlds, including several moons of the gas giants, also has an atmosphere, ice, and even oceans, but only Earth has all the necessary for ...

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2020-04-29

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Scientists have found evidence that our planet does not exist

Scientists have found evidence that our planet does not exist

After Pluto was officially no longer considered a planet officially in the Solar system has only 8 planets — mercury, Venus, Earth, Mars , Saturn, Uranus and Neptune. However, a few years ago, astronomers reported the strang...

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2020-04-27

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Is there life in the clouds of Venus?

Is there life in the clouds of Venus?

When it comes to the search for life in the Solar system, astronomers often turn their gaze on Mars or the icy satellites of Jupiter and Saturn. But according to the results of a new study to find extraterrestrial life, we might w...

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2020-04-27

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Discovered the most harmonious planetary system. But what does that mean?

Discovered the most harmonious planetary system. But what does that mean?

For seven years the astronomers of the Haute Provence with the spectrograph SOFIA watched the star HD 158259, which is at a distance of 88 light years from our planet. Over the years of observations, scientists were able to get mo...

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2020-04-22

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Like a nuclear reactor will help NASA to create colonies on other planets

Like a nuclear reactor will help NASA to create colonies on other planets

Over the last few years the interest of space agencies like NASA to create human colonies on other planets (and the moon) greatly increased. Not the last role was played in particular , which does not leave attempts to send someon...

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2020-04-21

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Mercury can be life

Mercury can be life

Closest planet to the Sun can be suitable for the origin of life. To this unexpected conclusion came experts from the Institute of planetary science, who believe that in this tiny world there is everything necessary for growth of ...

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2020-03-29

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Discovered the planet on which the rain of liquid iron

Discovered the planet on which the rain of liquid iron

Recently, astronomers at the University of Geneva with a telescope of the European southern Observatory in Chile, discovered several unusual planet. This cloud-based world, where the atmosphere is so rich in iron that it pours fro...

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2020-03-28

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Found life in one of the most extreme places on the planet

Found life in one of the most extreme places on the planet

Although life seems pretty rare and fragile system in the Universe, its stability is striking: tiny microorganisms are able to survive in the most extreme places of our planet — many kilometers from the ocean depths, where t...

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2020-03-16

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Beneath the surface of the moon may hide the remains of ancient planets of the Solar system

Beneath the surface of the moon may hide the remains of ancient planets of the Solar system

researchers from the University of new Mexico are sure that the depths of our satellite conceal the evidence of an ancient collision that drastically affected the course of development of our planet and could even be the cause of ...

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2020-03-11

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On Mars, found organics

On Mars, found organics

once a long time ago Mars could be a real Paradise for organic life on its surface splashed sea, the dense atmosphere has protected the planet from falling asteroids, and the warm climate helped . So proceeded not for long: the re...

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2020-03-07

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The earth was formed much faster than we thought

The earth was formed much faster than we thought

What scientists know about the formation of the Solar system and in particular our planet? It is believed that the Solar system were formed by gravitational contraction of the dust cloud about 4.57 billion years ago, and on the fo...

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2020-03-07

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What is hidden in the ancient volcanoes of Mars?

What is hidden in the ancient volcanoes of Mars?

the Red planet — a truly unique place in the Solar system. Hiding in the depths of a large amount of water, this cold world for millions of years of evolution acquired a rusty-red color, which became a kind of hallmark of th...

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2020-03-06

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3 billion years ago the Earth was a planet ocean

3 billion years ago the Earth was a planet ocean

the Planet-oceans — not uncommon in our galaxy. Being completely covered with water, these distant celestial objects can be a treasure trove of life. However, did you know that 3.2 billion years ago Earth was covered by a hu...

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2020-03-04

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Students have found 17 new planets. Some of them are similar to Earth

Students have found 17 new planets. Some of them are similar to Earth

a student of the astronomical Department of the University of British Columbia Michelle Kunimoto opened 17 new exoplanets, including potentially habitable planet the size of Earth, according to the portal . After studying the data...

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2020-03-02

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New Horizons has received new information about the formation of planets

New Horizons has received new information about the formation of planets

a Theory about how the planets formed in our Solar system have been disproved. About this report the authors of a study published in the journal . In the process of studying the asteroid Aracot (Arrokoth, 2014 MU69) — the mo...

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2020-02-16

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New NASA mission will look for traces of life on Venus

New NASA mission will look for traces of life on Venus

the New mission of NASA will focus on the search for traces of life on Venus and some satellites of the giant planets of the Solar system, according to the portal . Four new missions aimed at visiting the least explored worlds in ...

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2020-02-16

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The famous "heart" of Pluto can be a source of unique natural phenomena

“Heart” Pluto may be the cause of unique in the Solar system natural phenomena Distant and cold Pluto for several decades after its opening, it seemed a kind of mysterious line dividing the Solar system from the vast Universe. Whe...

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2020-02-06

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How big can be the planet?

How big can be the planet?

What sizes can possess the biggest rocky planet in the Universe? As you may know, currently, scientists have data on the presence of more than 4,000 visible planets. Some of these features are truly an incredible performance, bein...

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2020-02-05

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