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July sky will have meteor shower and comet visible; see list of phenomena

July sky will have meteor shower and comet visible; see list of phenomena July sky will have meteor shower and comet visible;  see list of phenomena

Night sky observers will be able, this July, to see a Delta Aquariids meteor shower and see, with the help of binoculars, the point of maximum brightness of the comet 13P/Olbers . The peak of activity of the Delta Aquariids meteor shower will be registered on the day July 31st but the phenomenon can already […]

Lunar cycle: see the Moon phase calendar for July 2024

Lunar cycle: see the Moon phase calendar for July 2024 Lunar cycle: see the Moon phase calendar for July 2024

The July lunar cycle begins on Friday (5) with the end of the Waning Moon in June and the arrival of the New Moon. The change takes place at 7:57 pm (Brasília time). How does the lunar cycle work? The lunar cycle is the period during which the Moon passes through a series of phases, […]

Chinese rocket crashes after accidental launch during ground test

Chinese rocket crashes after accidental launch during ground test Chinese rocket crashes after accidental launch during ground test

A Space Pioneer rocket crashed after being accidentally launched during a ground test this Sunday (30), as the Chinese company said in a statement. The crash happened when the first stage of the Tianlong-3 rocket broke away from the launch pad during a test due to a structural failure. It landed in a mountainous area […]

Scientists discover source of volcanic activity in Iceland

Scientists discover source of volcanic activity in Iceland Scientists discover source of volcanic activity in Iceland

After 800 years of calm, volcanoes have awakened on the Reykjanes Peninsula, located about 56 kilometers south of Iceland’s capital, Reykjavik. Since 2021, a series of eruptions have disrupted daily life in the densely populated area, leading to evacuations, power cuts and damage to infrastructure. They also fuel fears of an event like the eruption […]

NASA cancels plans to develop new spacewalk suits

NASA cancels plans to develop new spacewalk suits NASA cancels plans to develop new spacewalk suits

A NASA announced, this Wednesday (26), that it has abandoned plans to develop next-generation spacesuits. The space agency and its longtime partner, Collins Aerospace, “mutually agreed” to end the deal, which committed the company to delivering spacesuits by 2026. The abandoned contracts were worth more than $100 million. “This action was agreed upon after Collins […]

Capsule that returned from the far side of the Moon is opened; see what scientists found

Capsule that returned from the far side of the Moon is opened; see what scientists found Capsule that returned from the far side of the Moon is opened; see what scientists found

The capsule with samples from the far side of the Moon brought by the Chinese lunar module Chang’e-6 was opened this Friday (28). The content was delivered to the Chinese Academy of Sciences in a special ceremony. The historic mission marks the first time scientists will be able to study the contents of the far […]

How to observe an asteroid that will pass close to Earth this Saturday (29)

How to observe an asteroid that will pass close to Earth this Saturday (29) How to observe an asteroid that will pass close to Earth this Saturday (29)

O asteroid 2024 MK will pass very close to Earth this Saturday (29), getting closer to our planet than the Moon. Although scientists say there is no risk of collision, the asteroid should be visible in the night sky with the help of a small telescope or good binoculars. The 2024 MK has between 120 […]

Sample reveals that asteroid Bennu may have come from a primitive oceanic planet

Sample reveals that asteroid Bennu may have come from a primitive oceanic planet Sample reveals that asteroid Bennu may have come from a primitive oceanic planet

An initial analysis of a sample collected from the asteroid Bennu suggests the space rock had an unexpectedly water-rich past — and may even have broken off from an ancient ocean world. NASA’s (United States space agency) OSIRIS-REx mission collected the pristine 121.6-gram sample from the near-Earth asteroid in 2020 and returned it to Earth […]

Robot covered with “living” and realistic skin displays dimpled smile

Robot covered with “living” and realistic skin displays dimpled smile Robot covered with “living” and realistic skin displays dimpled smile

A robot with soft, pink skin looks at the camera with glassy eyes before pulling its face into a dimpled smile. While it may sound like something out of a nightmare, this tiny robot covered in living skin could represent a breakthrough in the quest to make robots more human-like. It’s the work of researchers […]

Newly discovered asteroid passes close to Earth on Saturday; understand risks

Newly discovered asteroid passes close to Earth on Saturday; understand risks Newly discovered asteroid passes close to Earth on Saturday;  understand risks

O asteroid 2024 MK was discovered by scientists just over a week ago and will pass close to Earth this Saturday (29). With a diameter between 120 and 260 meters, 2024 MK will pass just 290 thousand km from Earth, closer than the Moon — which is about 384.4 thousand km from our planet. Scientists […]