What will be the shelter for the first Martian colonists?
Mars is not the friendliest planet for humans While the Red Planet is roaming rovers, researchers are pondering the construction of shelters and materials needed by future Martian colonists. The authors of the new paper suggest th...
How many extraterrestrial civilizations can exist nearby?
If aliens exist, why don't we "hear" them? In the 12th episode of Cosmos, which aired on December 14, 1980, co-author and host Carl Sagan introduced viewers to the same equation of astronomer Frank Drake. Using it, he calculated t...
New proof of string theory discovered
Just a few years ago, it seemed that string theory was the new theory of everything. But today the string universe raises more questions than answers String theory is designed to combine all our knowledge of the Universe and expla...
Physicists believe that our civilization will fall for decades. But why?
If you do not stop the deforestation, our civilization will fall over the 40 years In the midst of global health crisis, we all need good news. But the reality is that news today is more alarming and cannot be ignored. Even some 3...
The future of the planet depends on how much time children spend in nature
the Future of the planet — in the hands of the younger generation. Today our planet is experiencing not the best times. Its surface overflowing with garbage, the air temperature is constantly increasing, glaciers are melting and t...
Why the razor blade becomes dull because of the soft hair?
Scientists have discovered why blades have such a small shelf life. In our daily lives is the mass of illogical and very strange situations. Take, for example, shaving and cutting the hair. The hair on our head and facial hair is ...
What is the four-dimensional space?
Modeling camera motion in four-dimensional space. View the world in different dimensions changes the way we perceive everything around, including time and space. Think about the difference between two dimensions and three dimensio...
The story of the most famous aircraft in the world and why Concorde no longer flies
These aircraft is no more. And sorry… Many people often ask why we do not fly at supersonic speed in civil aviation. The unequivocal answer to this partly rhetorical question, as this state of Affairs has led too many factor...
Computer simulation proved that the "butterfly effect" does not exist
the butterfly Effect refers to the properties of some chaotic systems Well, science fiction fans – it's time disappointments. Remember the story of ray Bradbury «sound of thunder»? In this hunter fan named Eckels goes on...
20 facts about the North pole that do not know everything
Northern plus very mysterious, but what we know about him? punish the world, where is it? Can the ball be edge? Thou not much to complain about and to be attached to some point, then this edge can be considered a pole. They really...
How to learn to work professionally with PDF
Not in vain PDF remains one of the most popular formats for document exchange, because it is ergonomic and easy to use the PDF Format has become one of the most versatile for document exchange. You can write scientific work even i...
How dangerous mercury is and where it applies
Mercury beautiful but dangerous. Since childhood we are told that mercury is dangerous, but many families still use mercury thermometers. In Europe they are banned because of the danger to humans, but that is where it is produced ...
How does the "perpetual motion" and examples of his designs
Perpetual motion is impossible even in theory. He contradicts himself. Perpetual motion excites the minds of scientists and inventors around the world. Now many people obsessed about the same as at the time, alchemists were obsess...
As the knowledge of several languages affect the brain?
Knowledge of several languages definitely affects the brain, but how? Most people can speak only one language, which they learned in childhood due to the environment of parents and other relatives. But in the world there are peopl...
15 of the best quotes of albert Einstein about science and life
albert Einstein was synonymous with the word «Genius». Yes, with a capital letter. No wonder they say that a talented person is talented in everything. The genius can also be called a talent because it is a unique featur...
In the future the world expects a decline in the birth rate. What does it mean for mankind?
In the future the children may face a lack of peers I'm Sure deep down each of us thinks about the future of humanity. And in a global sense, considering a variety of options, including scenarios like in the movies «Cowboys a...
Astronomers have discovered the effects of the oldest flashes in the observable Universe
Afterglow SGRB181123B, captured by the Gemini North telescope. The afterglow marked with a circle. Astronomers recorded the afterglow of the weak and the quick burst detected at a distance of 10 billion light years from Earth. Thi...
New temperature record can be delivered in 2024
do you personally Feel the consequences of climate change? Response the World can see how the annual global temperature for the first time in the next five years will overcome a key threshold, as reported by the meteorological Ag...
There is a radio station, which broadcasts in 1982, and nobody knows why
Agree, there is something special in the old Soviet tape recorders and radios On the territory of the largest country in the world there is a city shrouded in many mysteries. Thus, according to one of them, in St. Petersburg there...
What scientists know about the age and expansion of the Universe?
Before you the milky Way, rotating on a Tasmanian lake in the still waters of which reflected the shining stars. Measurement of small variations of the polarization properties of the CMB (red and blue in the picture) show the age ...