20 years ago, the first earthling landed on Mars

January 16, 2018

Americans are also not foreign to show-off: July 4 – Independence Day, in time for the NASA holiday and timed landing on Mars automatic station Mars Pathfinder. Experts planned that on the same day, the rook Sojourner, who had arrived on up at the station, would also drop onto the surface. But he hesitated because of a failure in the long-distance communication system. And he went to Mars on July…

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A mega-iceberg nearly the size of Abkhazia is about to break away from Antarctica

Pictures taken from the CryoSat and Sentinel-1 satellites of the European Space Agency (ESA) indicate that Antarctica, specifically from the Antarctica’s Larsen C ice shelf, is about to break a giant iceberg. Mega-iceberg, as specialists called it. The area of the ice field will be 6000 square kilometers – almost from Abkhazia (8600 sq. Km) or two Adzharia (2899 sq. Km). VIEW PHOTOS (8)

January 16, 2018
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NASA: An unusually huge hole appeared on the Sun, which can be seen from the Earth

January 15, 2018

The hole looks like a spot that a few days ago “noticed” the solar observatory of NASA (Nasa’s Solar Dynamics Observatory), located in space. The spot that received the designation AR2665 turned with the light and is now directed towards the Earth. Its diameter is 120 thousand kilometers. The spot that now follows the Solar Dynamics Observatory, now the only one on the Sun’s disk – appeared after it was…

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Above Vesuvius hung a terrible face

January 15, 2018

Continued fires on the slopes of Mount Vesuvius – an active volcano, located in the south of Italy about 15 kilometers from Naples. Smoke – as from an eruption. Local residents and tourists enthusiastically take pictures of the volcano, themselves are photographed against its background. In a word, they are not afraid. And Vesuvius, it seems, decided to scare the “brave ones”. The smoke that hung over him suddenly took…

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Most fatties among American and English women

January 15, 2018

New Zealand scientists from the Auckland University of Technology made up a kind of obesity rating of the residents of the 30 most developed countries, in their opinion, in the world. Determine what is the percentage of people who are overweight. It turned out that the most obese in the United States and Britain – about 87 men and more than 75 percent of women. Scientists note: every year the…

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Niagara Falls became black and fetid

January 15, 2018

The network has a video showing how the black streams of water flow into the Niagara Falls. The author of the filming wrote that an unpleasant smell comes from Niagara. The environmental service explained that at the sewage treatment plant, the employees overlooked the filters and forgot to clean them. However, the negligence of workers at the refinery did not cause damage to the environment. VIEW PHOTOS (8)

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Scientists understand why whales are thrown ashore

January 15, 2018

If in the sky flashes of the northern lights, wait for troubles: somewhere on the shore whales will be thrown out. These two phenomena, which seemingly do not have any relation to each other, were connected by German scientists from the University of Kiel. They sought the cause of the mass death of whales in the North Sea. In early 2016, in just a few days, 29 animals flew to…

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Without a tattoo, people will not be allowed in space

January 15, 2018

Tattoos have made a striking evolution. Previously, by tattoos on the body, you could identify a savage from a tribe leading a primitive lifestyle. Then the drawings on the body became a distinctive feature of the criminal elements. Now this is just a way of self-expression. But in the near future, the elderly people, athletes and astronauts will start to fill themselves with a tattoo – that is, people who…

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NASA: Mutants will fly to Mars. Female mutants

January 15, 2018

The proposal to amend the genes of the crew members of the Martian expedition was made at the Codex Innovation Summit, which was held recently in London. With such-undoubtedly – innovation was made by Douglas Terrier (Dr Douglas Terrier), the chief technologist of NASA. The far-reaching goal of DNA modification is to protect astronauts from cosmic radiation along the way to Mars and on its surface. And cosmic radiation is…

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Males of dolphins have learned to give sponges for lovers

January 15, 2018

Australian and Swiss biologists found that males of humpback dolphins (Sousa sahulensis) bring potential sexual partners gifts – sponges of a certain kind. According to the researchers, except humans and some other primates, this behavior is not observed in wildlife. The corresponding article is published in Scientific Reports. Scientists for about ten years watched from the boats for the behavior of humpback dolphins of the north-eastern coast of Australia. They…

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