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What are meteorites and how much are they?

In Soviet times, many children collectedpostage stamps, and in the early 2000s they collected loose leaves from chewing gum. These times have passed, so people's hobbies have become more serious - this is difficult to verify, but at the moment there are more than 40 thousand meteorite collectors in the world. High interest in meteorites is associated with their extraterrestrial origin, because whoeverContinue Reading


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Can't sing? The brain is to blame

Have you ever thought about why soDo you like music very much? Some answers may come to your mind instantly: music makes us feel emotions more sharply, helps to cope with emotional or physical pain and connects us with other people ... the list goes on and on. Simply put, thanks to the music we feel good, and the data from numerous scientific studiesContinue Reading


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How traffic forecast works

Many people just can't get in the car and don’tlaunch the navigator to see how and how much you have to go. I am a person who still found a time when I had to drive a car with a car. It was only 10-15 years ago, and therefore I even respect simple navigators with great respect, although I believe thatContinue Reading


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What are black planets and do they exist?

The blackest planet in the observable universe wasdiscovered by NASA Spitzer Space Telescope. A hot gas ball or “hot Jupiter” called HD 149026b, has a temperature of about 2040 degrees Celsius, which is about 3 times higher than on the rocky surface of Venus - the hottest planet in the solar system. It's so hot that astronomers think it's heavenContinue Reading


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Who are worms and are they dangerous to humans?

There are a lot of people living on our planet.animals, so many of us are not even aware of the existence of some of them. Did you know that there are creatures in the world that simultaneously look like slippery worms and poisonous snakes? They are called worms (Caeciliidae) and live in the soils of the tropical regions of Africa, Asia and America. SoContinue Reading


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What kind of music do animals like?

Humanity invented music thousands of years ago. Scientists are sure that the idea of ​​humming various tunes came to mind the first settlers of Africa. Since then, music accompanies us everywhere - many put invigorating songs on the alarm clock, that is, every day begins with music. But did you know that fans of various genres of music are full in the worldContinue Reading


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How solar panels work

The sun is and always will be! This may be a bold statement, but it really is. At least from the point of view of humanity. Even if it explodes after some millions of years there, but by then we will have left this planet ourselves, or in the form of a heap of ash, which will be scattered in space by another huge rock that has flown up onContinue Reading


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Can mushrooms save the planet and save us from disease?

What do you know about mushrooms? In fact, we are faced with representatives of the "third kingdom of nature" much more often than you might think. Each time you see mold on products, drink cool kvass, feel itching after a mosquito bite, or receive an injection of antibiotics, you encounter mushrooms or direct results of their activity. From ancient times, people felt that mushroomsContinue Reading


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The brain copies the thinking of others through observation

The character of Hugh-Laurie from the series "House MD" somehowsaid: "the monkey sees, the monkey does." This is a very simplified view of how sensitive we are to others. In infancy, we observe our parents and teachers, they help us learn to walk, talk, read, use a computer and smartphone. There seems to be no limit to the complexity of behavior that we can learn by simply observing actionsContinue Reading


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Six months of the pandemic - the outcome

To say that the COVID-19 pandemic has changed the world,it means to say nothing. Over the past six months, most countries have introduced strict quarantine measures, and social distance and self-isolation have become the new norm. Meanwhile, just six months ago, the World Health Organization (WHO) received a report from Chinese health officials. It was then that information about mysterious pneumonia began to appear in the press,Continue Reading