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The biggest ever explosion in the Universe, after the Big Bang

1 Mar 2020 1 minute read comments Luke86

The team leading by the Italian astrophysicist Simona Giacintucci, discovered it in the Ophiucus cluster 400-millions-light-years far from us. This is the distance where, few days ago, has been discovered the second biggest explosion in the Universe,...

Two "aliens" in the Solar System

28 Feb 2020 1 minute read comments Luke86

From theory to reality: in recent times, two interstellar object visited us Until 2017, their existence was just a theory, but today we know they really exist: I'm talking about interstellar objects, asteroids and comets coming from outer space, whic...

A second "moon" for Earth

28 Feb 2020 1 minute read comments Luke86

2020 CD3, the temporary name of this object, has been "captured" about 3 years ago Its size is included between 2 and 3,5 meters: formerly a car, but obviously i'm not talking about the Elon Musk's Tesla, sent in open space 2 years ago. It consist in...

First scientific results of Juno mission on Jupiter: Galileo Probe probably was wrong!

26 Feb 2020 1 minute read comments Luke86

In 1995 the Galileo mission meet the biggest planet of the Solar System, Jupiter, to study it after Pioneer and Voyager probes in the ‘80s. At that time Galileo, among the various measurement it made, discovered that the atmosphere of Jupiter was ver...

Moonfacts - Apollo 13: “failure is not an option” and a Guinness world record still undefeated.

25 Feb 2020 1 minute read comments Luke86

“Ok, Houston we’ve had a problem here”. 13th April 1970. Jim Lovell (together with Jack Sweigert and Fred Haise) talks to Houston about a series of problems on the Odissey, the spacecraft taking him and his colleagues straight to the Moon. Few secon...

One of the most important women in NASA history, passed away

24 Feb 2020 1 minute read comments Luke86

Katherine Johnson passed away at the age of 101. She calculated, by hand, orbits and trajectories of multiple Apollo mission, including that of Apollo 11. It has been one of the first women working for NASA, because of her incredible talent in physic...

You must respect the death of a person, not his/her stupidity

24 Feb 2020 1 minute read comments Luke86

Yesterday Daredevil “Mad Mike” Hughes passed away. It’s normal, people born, people dead and every person in this world, even your worst enemy, deserves respect when a tragic event happened. Mike Hughes was one of the almost 8 billion people populati...

Moonfacts, crazy things during Moonwalking: Apollo 12, between a surviving bacterium and tutorial about how to burn a camera in less than 1 second

21 Feb 2020 1 minute read comments Luke86

Our trip about curiosity and oddities about Apollo mission on the Moon. Today it's the turn of the second mission, in November 1969, the apollo 12. The crew was composed by Alan Bean, Charles Conrad and Richard Gordon. Once down from the LEM, Alan Be...

90 years ago C.W. Tombaugh discovered Pluto (and because of this he got fired!)

18 Feb 2020 2 minute read comments Luke86

A charming history begun at the beginning of 20th century. If we want to understand how Clyde William Tombaugh got the discover, we have to start about 90 years before, approximately in 1840 Two astronomers, Urbain LeVerrier (France) and John Couch A...

Moonfacts, crazy things during Moonwalking: Apollo 11, the Buzz Aldrin's pen

15 Feb 2020 1 minute read comments Luke86

Hi everyone,  in the last post i spoke about "facts" that happened during Apollo mission on the Moon, in particular what Gene Cernan, the last man walking on the Moon, did. We can find these "facts" (curious actions, funny videos, experiments, funny...