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Luke86

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Luke86

FlashMob for Science in Italy - Post in both language Italian and English

22 Mar 2020 1 minute read comments Luke86

[ITA] Dal 23 al 25 Marzo, per 3 sere alle 21, un esperimento di scienza dei cittadini con l'hashtag #Scienzasulbalcone Dopo aver assistito al flash mob delle torce dei cellulari, probabilmente nella speranza di essere ripresi da qualche satellite art...

Theia, the planet which allowed the Moon to be born

18 Mar 2020 1 minute read comments Luke86

34 million years after his formation, the Earth were hit by a planet: resulting matter has become The Moon In the last article I spoken about probably collisions between Earth and some asteroids called Near Earth Asteroids (NEA), but there is 1 speci...

30 years of "Pale Blue Dot", one of the most iconic photo in history

17 Mar 2020 3 minute read comments Luke86

It was shot in 1990 by Voyager 1 probe, leaving the Solar System Do you know how big is a single pixel? Well, now imagine to shot a photo in which your house is smaller than a pixel. You would feel very very little, wouldn't you? And what do you thin...

Huge asteroid en route to Earth on 29th of April

16 Mar 2020 2 minute read comments Luke86

On 29th of April, asteroid called 1998OR2 will transit at 6 millions km far from Earth Be quiet... there is NO DANGER! As always in this circumstances, it's usually screaming to danger, but it's not true. Next months, more precisely on 29th of April,...

Neutron star property... Radius: 11km.. WHAT????

14 Mar 2020 1 minute read comments Luke86

New measurements about neutron stars size, revealed a radius between 10,4 and 11,9 km 696.340 km.. This is the medium radius of The Sun, our host star! Ok, work with your imagination and shrink it to only 11km but... with the same mass! Yes, a star w...

139 new objects discovered in Solar System!

14 Mar 2020 1 minute read comments Luke86

"Des" project found a total of 316 Trans-Neptunian Objects (TNO), 139 of which never discovered before. 6 years of observations and 11 billions of "points" analyzed. At the beginning the project "DES" (Dark Energy Survey) has been projected to study...

The exoplanet where the rain is... IRON!

13 Mar 2020 1 minute read comments Luke86

Wasp-76b, this is the name of the planet where it rains iron It's a little less massive than Jupiter, 5 millions km far from its host star, with a 2-days revolution and tidal locking (so, it shows always the same hemisphere to its host star ) Welcome...

Tell me your zodiac sign.. and probably I will tell you it's wrong!

12 Mar 2020 1 minute read comments Luke86

Everyone has a zodiac sign based on his/her birthday which is probably wrong Do you want to put in trouble your friends with one simple question? Well, follow me reading this article and i will explain how. (example) Your friend tells "My sign is Cap...

Potential clues of life found on Mars!

9 Mar 2020 1 minute read comments Luke86

Studies made by Curiosity rover between 2012 and 2017 revealed thiophenes A tireless worker: Curiosity, landed on Mars in 2012, is unstoppable. Its activity allows to discover something new everyday, week after week, year after year with one single p...

Did you know... gold does not belong to Earth, it's an extraterrestrial element!

3 Mar 2020 1 minute read comments Luke86

Why can we find gold, platinum and other heavy elements on Earth? We know they exist and we know that their value is very high: gold and platinum are probably two of the most well-know metals, especially for their money value, and we know they're not...