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The amazing properties of hurricanes on other planets

In the early twentieth century, the famous science fiction writerEdgar Burroughs could only dream of space travel. Thanks to his indefatigable craving for space and what is connected with it, the writer created a series of novels on the topic of colonization of the Red Planet. But could the famous creator of Tarzan and John Carter imagine that Mars could be an extremely dangerous place because of the strongestContinue Reading


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A new solution to the Fermi paradox: alien life dies too soon

Despite the extremely high probabilitythe existence of aliens at least somewhere, we have not yet found a single trace of them. This riddle is known in science as the Fermi paradox. The new theory is trying to resolve this contradiction, assuming that inhabited planets are very common in our galaxy, but the life that is emerging on them fades away very quickly. One of the popular solutions to the Fermi paradox isContinue Reading


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Jupiter could “eat” one of its moons

Fine Jupiter protecting the insideThe Solar System from attacks by asteroids may not be such a simple celestial object. For a long time, the mystery of the origin of the core of this planet worried the minds of scientists, forcing them to look for more and more explanations of the mysterious processes taking place in the depths of the giant planet. And it seems that astrophysicists have finally been able to find a very intriguing answer toContinue Reading


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How many planets in the universe are similar to ours?

The sun is one of countless starsscattered in the universe. Despite the fact that our star is not particularly large in size, the brightness of flashes and is located almost on the very edge of the Milky Way galaxy, it is unique in that it was able to shelter a huge variety of life on our planet. If so, then what if stars like the SunContinue Reading


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10 fresh and amazing discoveries related to the Milky Way galaxy

Our native galaxy is only the firstthe frontier of space exploration. This may seem commonplace, but the more scientists learn about it, the more surprising this system becomes. It has dark matter, strange signals, and many other newly discovered phenomena and phenomena. And while most of the new discoveries are becoming examples for solving old scientific questions, some ofContinue Reading


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The Milky Way ate a galaxy less than 10 billion years ago

In its young days, the Milky Way swalloweda small galaxy, and the stars of his unfortunate victim are still wandering the sky, telling their stories, scientists say. “This is a big event for the history of the galaxy,” says astronomer Amin Helmi of the University of Groning in the Netherlands. "We are just beginning to explore the ancestors of the Milky Way." Helmi and her colleagues analyzed the speed and position of dozensContinue Reading


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Mysterious radio signals reached Earth. Who sent them?

Sudden bursts of unknown radio wavesorigin registered radio telescopes around the world. In order to find the source of the mysterious radiation, astronomers decided to use artificial intelligence. With it, scientists hope to find an answer to what exactly are the received radio signals, which traveled billions of light years before reaching Earth. Astronomers have discovered previously elusive radio signals HowContinue Reading


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What kind of aliens can be?

All life forms we know consist ofcarbon, nitrogen, oxygen and hydrogen. But even if we assume that life on Earth and in our solar system is exclusively organic, does this mean that life is like that in the whole Universe? More than one generation of scientists and theorists is arguing on this subject. However, most of them believe thatContinue Reading


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Is there life on titan?

Saturn’s satellite has long been disturbing the minds of loversof space. Back in 1950, the genius of prose and science fiction Kurt Vonnegut in the novel “The Sirens of Titan” reflected on life on the satellite of the gas giant. True, the Vonnegut Titans were inhabited by incredibly beautiful blue birds, which, given the modern knowledge of this celestial body, is hardly possible. However, scientists haveContinue Reading


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How often do mass extinctions occur?

According to biologists, our planet has survived fivemass extinctions. The reality is that more than 90 percent of all organisms that have ever lived on Earth have become extinct. According to recent research, a cycle of 26 million years linking comet rain and global extinction does exist. Should we worry about this and not make plans for the future? What happenedContinue Reading