NASA’s new telescope, Kepler, has discovered five giant new planets outside the Solar System. While none of them are hospitable, scientists are enthusiastic. That the new equipment is working so well, adding to the possibility of completing its mission successfully: to find another Planet Earth out there.
Andromeda Galaxy... is a spiral galaxy approximately 2.5 million light-years (2.4?1019 km) from Earth in the Andromeda constellation. Also known as Messier 31, M31, or NGC 224, it is often referred to as the Great Andromeda Nebula in older texts. The Andromeda Galaxy is the nearest spiral galaxy to our Milky Way galaxy, but not the closest galaxy overall.
Origin. Does the recent news by scientists of a comet containing a chemical building block of life furnish evidence that comets were responsible for life’s origin on Earth? Comets may be the most dynamic, spectacular, variable, and mysterious bodies in the solar system. They even contain organic matter—including trace amounts of the amino […]
Author of sci-fi books, once said that a mysterious satellite called Black Prince was spinning around Earth. The writer believed the object might be an alien probe, a messenger from extraterrestrial civilizations. Some people including scientists paid attention to the writer’s hypothesis. U.S. astrophysicist Ronald Bracewell was the first to take the hypothesis […]
The Milky Way collided with a dwarf galaxy the center of which was a massive black hole. For example, it is difficult to explain too high rate of appearance of new stars from three large and dense gas and dust clouds in the vicinity of a supermassive black hole located in the center […]
Cosmology, what is this? The current world came up with the extraordinary revolution that Copernicus and Galileo Galilei introduced to prove that the Earth was not a stable center, but that it revolved around the sun. This generated an enormous crisis in minds and in the Church, because it seemed like everything lost […]
Soviet Union – UFO This internationally famous UFO incident took place in 1986, on January 29, at 7:55 p.m. Some have called it the Roswell Incident of the Soviet Union. The information concerning this incident was sent to us by a number of Russian ufologists. Dalnegorsk is a small mining town in the […]
UFO phenomenon… Critics who claim the UFO phenomenon has no science to back it up have clearly never visited the National Aviation Reporting Center on Anomalous Phenomena website. Underfunded and underpublicized, eschewing the loaded three-letter acronym for the less radioactive UAP (Unidentified Aerial Phenomena), NARCAP has been compiling and analyzing commercial, private and […]
Yuri Gagarin performed space flight aboard the Vostok-1 spacecraft, orbiting Earth in 108 minutes and landing safely. The UN declares April 12 as International Day of Human Space Flight. The spaceflight was hailed by the whole world, so the Valdai Discussion club asked some of its members about their memories of this event, […]