A mission is set to protect the planet from threats from space in the future

Will all this work out? European ministers responsible for the space agency ESA approved the mission of Hera. The project will allow to check if the artificial "deviation" of the asteroid will cause that in this way it will be possible to save our planet in the context of possible destruction. The research project itself … Read moreA mission is set to protect the planet from threats from space in the future

Solar system with another dwarf planet? Yes, it can be Hygeia's "asteroid"

Surprising results of new observations. The Solar System is home to several dwarf planets. Apart from Pluto, Ceres, Haumea, Makemake and Eris are considered not. However, it seems that this group should also be classified as hitherto classified as an asteroid Hygeia. This is indicated by the latest observations, the results of which are discussed … Read moreSolar system with another dwarf planet? Yes, it can be Hygeia's "asteroid"

20 new moons have been discovered in the solar system! They belong to one planet

Jupiter no longer has the largest number of moons. Jupiter has always been known as the planet with the largest number of moons. However, as it turns out, it is not the gas giant that can boast about this fact, at least at the moment. Astronomers have discovered as many as 20 new Saturn moons, … Read more20 new moons have been discovered in the solar system! They belong to one planet

Scientists confirm: this planet may be the second Earth

Water and adequate temperature on board. The Hubble Space Telescope is once again responsible for this extraordinary discovery. In recent days he has found water vapor in the atmosphere of a distant exoplanet known as K2-18b. K2-18b is a planet with eight times the mass of Earth. It is also the only planet known to … Read moreScientists confirm: this planet may be the second Earth