Category: Talented persons

The man in the tricone – Sergey Krikalev – the last USSR citizen.

November 26, 2022

Being stuck indoors or in a car for a few hours can be a terrifying experience. Being stuck in a zero-gravity space station 350 kilometers from Earth for almost a year can be quite a terrifying experience. One man who went through such a situation is Sergei Krikalev, a Soviet/Russian cosmonaut. The Mir space station…

The 2022 chemistry laureate Barry Sharpless just became the fifth individual to be awarded two Nobel Prizes.

October 8, 2022

Sharpless is following in the footsteps of double Nobel Prize laureates John Bardeen (physics 1956 and 1972), Marie Skłodowska Curie (physics 1903, chemistry 1911), Linus Pauling (chemistry 1954, peace 1962) and Frederick Sanger (chemistry 1958 and 1980). Both Sanger and Sharpless received their second Nobel Prize more than two decades after their first award. Barry…

Lockheed Martin U2. First class American spy

August 23, 2022

Usually aerospaceDue to its peculiar design, temporary small tires are attached to both sides of the wings before take off….they separate from the aircraft at the moment of take off…. At the time of landing, a car comes behind the plane at high speed… At the last moment of landing, a wing of the U2…

Born to fly

May 22, 2022

Ten years ago today, Felix Baumgartner, a retired Austrian skydiver, set sail in a helium balloon in search of the boundaries of space.He reached 39km and was watched by over 3 million viewers on YouTube. From there, he sped down faster than sound, creating a sonic boom and speeding to 1356 km / h at…

In memory of the Apollo 13 mission (1970-April 11-17) – A successful failure

April 12, 2022

On April 11, 1970, Jim Lovell, Jack Swigert and Fred Haise, three NASA astronauts aboard Saturn V from the Kennedy Space Center for a major mission, finally abandoned the mission due to a fault in the oxygen tank in the service module and orbited the South South spacecraft on April 17. Down. The extraordinary courage…

Bubble nebula

April 9, 2022

The bubble nebula is an emission nebula found 7100 light-years from Earth in the star Cassiopeia. (Also known as NGC 7635) The bubble formed around the nebula, which is about 7 light-years in diameter, due to the stellar wind emanating from the giant star SAO 20575, which shines brightly in the center. The star in…

Dark night sky paradox

April 5, 2022

Why the night looks black. Have you thought of anyone? For dark skies, space has a reason. Although many have asked about it, in 1823 a scientist named heinrich olbers also thought more about. There were two types of cosmology then. One is the Big Bang and the other is the default theory. In the…

Arp 78 Peculiar Galaxy

March 30, 2022

This is a picture of the Arp 78 galaxy taken by the Gemini North telescope on the island of Hawaii. Arp 78 is a peculiar spiral galaxy in the constellation Aries. Peculiar galaxies are galaxies that change shape and size due to the gravitational pull of other galaxies. The name Arp is derived from the…

Sagittarius A: The mysterious crater in the middle of the Milky Way

March 27, 2022

One of the recipients of the 2020 Nobel Prize is Andrea Guess, an American researcher. Andrea and her colleague Renard Gazelle won the award for discovering an unknown object in the center of the Milky Way galaxy, which includes our Earth. That unknown object was nothing else. A black hole or black hole. Sagittarius AOur…

6.5 hours outside the space station, Raja Chari on a new mission

March 17, 2022

Raja Chari, an Indian-born astronaut who arrived at the space station last year, has completed his first spacewalk. Raja Chari spent 6.5 hours outside the space station as part of a special mission. The mission was to upgrade the International Space Station, which has been extended to 2030. Raja was accompanied by flight engineer Kayla…