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World Space Week

World Space Week (World Space Week - WSW) is celebrated from 4 to 10 October. This international anniversary celebrates space exploration and the contribution made by space technologies and discoveries to our daily lives. World Space Week was called by…

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First day of autumn

Contrary to what we learned as children, the day marking the end of summer and welcoming autumn is not always 21 September. Astronomically speaking, the autumnal equinox, meaning the day when summer ends in the northern hemisphere and there are…

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A crater as a home

The Moon is an inhospitable environment because of solar radiation and the continuous shower of small meteorites, but especially because of the enormous temperature range with extremes varying between -170 and 130 degrees Celsius. It is difficult to build a…

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Artemis I, Moon Mission

Fifty years after the last Apollo mission, humanity is ready to return to the moon with Artemis I. The launch, scheduled for 29 August 2022, has been postponed to 3 September due to a technical problem with one of the…

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The August sky

We are in the height of summer, and for many it is time for holidays and leisure to be spent outdoors, perhaps gazing at the starry sky. The most fascinating stars at this time of year are the summer constellations,…

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International Asteroid Day

International Asteroid Day is an annual event celebrated since 2015 with the purpose of increasing awareness of asteroids, and minor bodies in general, and what can be done to prevent catastrophic events involving the Earth. The date chosen for the…

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A method for simulating stars in the laboratory

A team of European researchers has tested a new method using a high-powered laser and a foam ball to create stars in the laboratory! Researchers have experimented with a new simulation method for small-scale reproduction of one of the most…

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International Day of Human Space Travel

On 12 April 1961, Russian Yuri Alekseyevich Gagarin (1934-1968) travelled into space for the first time, becoming the first cosmonaut in history. He completed the first orbital flight around the Earth in one hour and 48 minutes on board the…

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Jupiter and Saturn in conjunction for one day

This year the winter solstice is accompanied by a rare astronomical event: the conjunction of Jupiter and Saturn. The approach of the two giant planets has lasted months and has provided a spectacle that has become more fascinating each day,…

 
 
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