The Secrets of Pluto

The Secrets of Pluto

Pluto's mountains are surrounded by sandy formations of hydrocarbons. What further shocked the research team was the presence of mountains on Pluto, 2 - 2. 5 miles high, composed not of rock but of water ice.

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Space - Jupiter Once Birthed Another Gas Giant Planet in the Solar System

Jupiter Once Birthed Another Gas Giant Planet in the Solar System

04.11.2015056

Billions of years ago, a collision between Jupiter and another celestial body birthed another gas giant planet in our Solar System, writes the Astrophysical Journal, quoting a Canadian study.

Space - Comet Lovejoy Spews Alcohol and Sugar in Space

Comet Lovejoy Spews Alcohol and Sugar in Space

30.10.2015056

A team from the Paris Observatory has discovered that the Comet Lovejoy gushes forth notable amounts of alcohol and sugar throughout space. New data reveals that the celestial object contains ethyl alcohol. . .

Space - NASA Creates New Map of Jupiter

NASA Creates New Map of Jupiter

15.10.2015052

One of the discoveries is an unusual wave just north of the planet's equator, as well as a unique filament-like feature at the very heart of the Great Red Spot - a hurricane 3 times larger than Earth. . .

Space - The Universe is Slowly Dying!

The Universe is Slowly Dying!

08.10.2015054

The end of the Universe will happen in 2 stages, theorize scientists. The 1st will begin when the last red dwarf is snuffed out in the cosmic expanse. This will bring about absolute darkness.

Space - NASA: We've Found Liquid Water on Mars, Life on the Planet is Possible

NASA: We've Found Liquid Water on Mars, Life on the Planet is Possible

29.09.2015066

NASA has found running water at a narrow and nearly 328 ft (100 m) long salty water flow. The news was announced by the American space administration at a press conference aired around the world.

Space - How Old is the Universe?

How Old is the Universe?

29.09.2015066

Tests indicate that depending on the location, estimates would vary as to how many billions of years ago the Big Bang occurred.

Space - Supermoon Lunar Eclipse Visible on the 28th

Supermoon Lunar Eclipse Visible on the 28th

28.09.2015072

On September 28 we'll be given the opportunity to observe one of the rarest cosmic phenomena - the lunar eclipse of a supermoon. Unlike other eclipses, this time the moon will be 14 percent larger and glow 30 percent brighter in the sky.

Space - Mercury Will Disappear After it Collides with Venus or the Sun

Mercury Will Disappear After it Collides with Venus or the Sun

04.09.2015060

The astronomer has been observing the movement of the planets to predict their trajectory for billions of years in the future. According to the expert, Mercury will collide with the celestial bodies nearest it - Venus or the Sun, after 5 billion years.

Space - NASA Finds Likely Habitable Planet

NASA Finds Likely Habitable Planet

28.08.2015043

It's likely for Kepler-452b to have a denser atmosphere, contain more water and more active volcanoes. The exoplanet takes 385 days to complete a full orbit around its star, making its calendar year longer than ours.

Space - Architects to Build a Tower Reaching the Stratosphere for Astronauts

Architects to Build a Tower Reaching the Stratosphere for Astronauts

21.08.2015066

In the future, astronauts will be able to launch directly from the stratosphere. This will happen if the ambitious project of the Canadian company Thoth Technology for building a 12. 5 mile (20 km) high tower is realized.

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