Category: Planet

Europa: A Potential Haven for Extraterrestrial Life

June 3, 2024

Europa, the fourth largest of Jupiter’s 95 moons, holds a special place in our solar system. It is the sixth closest moon to Jupiter and, along with Io, Ganymede, and Callisto, was among the first moons discovered beyond Earth. These moons, known as the Galilean moons, were first observed by the Italian astronomer Galileo Galilei,…

Russia’s first lunar mission in 50 years also successfully completed its first phase. The spacecraft was launched on Friday. The Luna-25 mission is scheduled to reach the moon on August 23.

August 12, 2023

All three probes of India’s lunar mission Chandrayaan will land on the moon on the same day. Luna-25 was launched from the Vostoshny Cosmodrome at 2:00 PM Moscow time. The probe will reach the Moon’s orbit in five days. It will then spend three to seven days selecting the right spot before landing at the…

Did you know that we humans have been seeing the same side of the moon since the dawn of time?The other side cannot be seen from Earth.

August 5, 2023

This is due to a special arrangement between the Earth and the Moon called tidal lock or gravitational lock. It is a bit difficult to explain and understand. So adding the video. The first part shows a hypothetical scenario of what it would be like if there were no tidal lock. Second is the real…

Lost contact with Voyager 2.

July 30, 2023

Confirmation of loss of contact with Voyager 2, currently approximately 21 billion kilometers from Earth. On July 21, commands sent from Earth to Voyager 2 accidentally caused Voyager’s High Gain Antenna to point 2 degrees away from Earth. Therefore Voyager cannot currently receive messages from Earth or send messages in the direction of Earth. A…

𝐀𝐩𝐨𝐥𝐥𝐨 𝟏𝟕:The last lunar mission

July 26, 2023

Apollo 17 astronauts Eugene Cernan and Harrison Schmitt spent 75 hours on the moon in December 1972. They landed in the Taurus-Littrow valley of the moon Fellow traveler Ronald Evans was traveling around the moon at that time. Schmitt photographed Eugene Cernan standing next to the American flag and the umbrella-shaped high-gain antenna of their…

The first alien planet

July 24, 2023

The first exoplanet we discovered in transit was OGLE-56-b, discovered in 2002. Located 5,000 light-years away from its parent star, this hot Jupiter (because it is a gas giant like Jupiter) is larger than our own Jupiter. Iron precipitation is thought to occur here at a temperature of 1726 degrees Celsius that creates affinity for…

Venus or Venus

July 20, 2023

In the 1960s, while the United States was constantly trying to touch the moon, the Cold War pushed the Soviet Union to touch Venus. Of the 28 probes they sent in succession, only 13 penetrated the atmosphere of Venus, and of those, Venera 13 was able to take the best color image. They beat America…

Some famous self-asked questions that changed the world

June 26, 2023

If an apple falls, then does the moon also fall?By Isaac Newton.led to the theory of gravity How do organisms transmute information about their features over a thousand generations?By Charles Darwinled to the theory of evolution How does a single organism transmit information to its off spring over a single generation?By Gregor Mendelled to the…

Always day on one side and night on the other

June 4, 2023

Earth-like exoplanet discovered 90 light-years from Earth Exoplanets are planets located outside the solar system. The surface of this planet is full of active volcanoes. The study also shows that the radiation and gas emissions from these formed the atmosphere. The planet, named LP 791–18D, orbits a red dwarf star in the southern galaxy Crater….