Space 2023, February

Space: facts hard to believe

Space: facts hard to believe (2023)

Perhaps for some, these facts will not become news, but, I hope, at least something can interest everyone. And I also hope that many, like me, and contrary to the precepts of Sherlock Holmes, drag into their brain attic not only the necessary, but also simply interesting. I would be glad if this collection forces someone to delve deeper into the sources and double-check my statements

Without going into space: unique shots of the moon from the backyard

Without going into space: unique shots of the moon from the backyard (2023)

Andrew McCarthy from Sacramento is a photographer and space fan all rolled into one. He studies the Moon through a telescope and takes incredible pictures. Andrew spent many days piecing together tens of thousands of photographs of the moon. The result is perhaps the clearest photographs of the lunar surface that anyone has ever taken

What space probes have discovered outside the solar system

What space probes have discovered outside the solar system (2023)

In November 2018, after a 41-year voyage, Voyager 2 crossed the boundary beyond which the Sun's influence ends and entered interstellar space. But the mission of the little probe is not yet complete - it continues to make amazing discoveries

Billionaire Space Race

Billionaire Space Race (2023)

The space companies created by these three billionaires have slightly different goals and different perspectives on how to achieve them. But one goal is common: so that the private sector can get satellites, people and cargo into space cheaper and faster than before. However, one should consider their eccentric personal qualities and selfishness

Red planet: TOP-10 discoveries and mysteries of Mars

Red planet: TOP-10 discoveries and mysteries of Mars (2023)

When NASA announced the discovery of liquid water on Mars, it was a real sensation. Since then, however, quite a few other impressive discoveries have been made, mostly by the general public. What have you learned about Mars in recent years?

What happened before the big bang?

What happened before the big bang? (2023)

What caused the universe to arise? The root cause must be special, scientists say. But if we attribute the beginning of everything to the Big Bang, the question arises: what happened before that? The author offers a fascinating reasoning about the beginning of time

Earth Shield: Where Does Our Planet Have a Magnetic Field?

Earth Shield: Where Does Our Planet Have a Magnetic Field? (2023)

The magnetic field protects the Earth's surface from solar wind and harmful cosmic radiation. It works as a kind of shield - without its existence, the atmosphere would be destroyed. We tell how the Earth's magnetic field was formed and changed

Do aliens exist: what scientists think

Do aliens exist: what scientists think (2023)

There are many rumors surrounding the Pentagon's UFO report. Are there aliens, and can you establish contact with them? The popular scientific publication asked this question to five experts: astrophysicist, astrobiologists, planetary scientist and space technology specialist. Four agreed

Elon Musk on Russia and the future of civilization

Elon Musk on Russia and the future of civilization (2023)

The New Knowledge forum has started in Moscow and will be held in eight cities of Russia. Elon Musk contacted the Russian youth via video link. He talked about how he sees the future in 50 years, joked a lot and talked about modern technologies and artificial intelligence, which, over time, could supplant modern human professions

Scientists have rethought the structure of the universe

Scientists have rethought the structure of the universe (2023)

Like a raisin dough rising in a hot oven in the observed space

The Mystery of the Expansion of the Universe

The Mystery of the Expansion of the Universe (2023)

A little over a hundred years ago, no one on our planet knew that the Universe was expanding. But despite all the troubles and misfortunes that the twentieth century brought to mankind, it was this century that was marked by scientific and technological progress. In an incredibly short period of time, we have learned more about the world and the Universe than ever before

How low-earth orbit turns into a trash heap

How low-earth orbit turns into a trash heap (2023)

The trash trail of man has long stretched beyond the planet, far into space. While activists and politicians are deciding what to do with household waste on Earth, tons of equipment that has been used up is accumulating in orbits. We understand what the space dumps are made of, where they are located and whether "heavenly" debris can fall on our heads

Anomalous phenomena discovered on the night side of Venus

Anomalous phenomena discovered on the night side of Venus (2023)

In 2017, astronomers were able to conduct a detailed study of the night side of one of the most dangerous and inhospitable planets in the solar system - Venus. It turned out that the darkness of the night hides mysteries and anomalies that modern science is unable to explain

How dangerous is cosmic radiation for humans?

How dangerous is cosmic radiation for humans? (2023)

The earth is a unique cradle of all living things. Protected by its atmosphere and magnetic field, we can not think about radiation threats, except those that we create with our own hands. However, all projects of space exploration - near and far - invariably run up against the problem of radiation safety. Space is hostile to life. We are not expected there

"Lunar Ark" - a project to create a gene storage on the Moon

"Lunar Ark" - a project to create a gene storage on the Moon (2023)

A group of scientists have hypothesized the concept of a "lunar ark" hidden inside the moon's ancient lava channels. This colossal repository can store the sperm, eggs and seeds of millions of species on Earth, thus creating a unique reserve for the rainy day

TOP-10 Alien storms

TOP-10 Alien storms (2023)

Nature is ruthless, bringing down thunderstorms, hurricanes and storms on a person. At such moments, it seems that the Earth is not the friendliest place, but in fact we are still lucky. On other planets, the weather is much worse

Starry sky, top facts about the constellations

Starry sky, top facts about the constellations (2023)

What could be more beautiful than the starry sky? Only the starry sky, on which you can find the brightest star and distinguish the constellation from asterism. So, 10 nice and useful facts about constellations

7 facts about the International Space Station

7 facts about the International Space Station (2023)

Did you know that the mass of the International Space Station is about 418 tons?

The strangest and most unusual theories of the structure of the universe

The strangest and most unusual theories of the structure of the universe (2023)

In addition to classical cosmological models, general relativity allows you to create very, very, very exotic imaginary worlds

TOP 10 facts about the moon

TOP 10 facts about the moon (2023)

In the lists of the main goals of all space programs, there is necessarily an item about the Moon, followed by an item about Mars. More than 60 years have passed since the first spacecraft went to the moon, and we have not gone too far in its study. And yet, in recent years, interest in the only satellite of the Earth has increased many times over

BLACK HOLE IS A PORTAL TO OTHER WORLDS. Why don't even supermassive black holes have any mass?

BLACK HOLE IS A PORTAL TO OTHER WORLDS. Why don't even supermassive black holes have any mass? (2023)

On April 10, 2019, a group of astrophysicists from the international project "Event Horizon Telescope", which is a planetary network of radio telescopes, released the first ever picture of a black hole

Highly Developed Civilization Conducts Experiment

Highly Developed Civilization Conducts Experiment (2023)

Many highly developed civilizations of the universe have technologies for interstellar movement and the creation of engineering structures on a planetary scale

The main secret of Space X's success has been revealed. How do you like Elon Musk?

The main secret of Space X's success has been revealed. How do you like Elon Musk? (2023)

In the comments under one of the previous videos, you asked me to talk about SpaceX. Well, let's figure it out. Let's start with the official legend

What are the astronauts silent about?

What are the astronauts silent about? (2023)

Some astronauts admitted that very strange and unusual things are happening to them in orbit - they feel themselves in the "skin" of animals from previous eras, another personality and even an alien being - a humanoid. Observed vision pictures - unusually bright, colored

What is Varna? Debunking myths

What is Varna? Debunking myths (2023)

Alexey Orlov. Analysis of the article “What is Varna? Debunking Myths”. The author of the article is Alexander Garbatsevich

Report on the conference on November 17, 2019. Alexey Orlov

Report on the conference on November 17, 2019. Alexey Orlov (2023)

Alexey Orlov. Report on the conference on November 17, 2019. On November 17, 2019, a conference on "Production and self-sufficiency in modern living conditions" was held in Moscow. The conference summed up the results of the Round Table on November 16, 2019. During its holding, reports were presented

Deja vu and deja vecu: from mysticism to neurobiology

Deja vu and deja vecu: from mysticism to neurobiology (2023)

A few years ago, on a very ordinary day, something very unusual happened to me

Scientific and spiritual socialism as an ideology of state building

Scientific and spiritual socialism as an ideology of state building (2023)

In space, there is a Universal law of the preservation and development of Life: every subsequent action takes place from the memory of previous actions, while a new memory structure is formed, where the first is a constituent part and does not change due to the continuous reproduction of itself in an exact copy under conditions of a rhythmic change in the polarity of the external magnetic field

The solar system is a living cell of the universe

The solar system is a living cell of the universe (2023)

As direct participants in the milestone events in the history of mankind, we all together and each separately will have to voluntarily or forcibly make our own existential

Harvard astronomer Avi Loeb is confident that an alien object has visited us

Harvard astronomer Avi Loeb is confident that an alien object has visited us (2023)

Harvard astronomer Avi Loeb is convinced that the search for aliens is not a waste of money. In addition to an unusual asteroid, a sober calculation in the spirit of Blaise Pascal speaks in favor of spending on the search for alien intelligence. What have we got to lose if this search turns out to be fruitless? Some money that would otherwise have gone to something stupid, say a war

Are interstellar travel real?

Are interstellar travel real? (2023)

The author of the article tells in detail about four promising technologies that give people the opportunity to reach any place in the Universe during one human life. For comparison: using modern technology, the path to another star system will take about 100 thousand years

Mysteries of the universe

Mysteries of the universe (2023)

Where do the planets come from, and where do the stars themselves come from? And what are these "black holes" in Space, into which the stars fly away for billions of years? The author is trying to understand these difficult issues, attracting new, unconventional scientific data

Why is NASA sending people to the moon in 2024?

Why is NASA sending people to the moon in 2024? (2023)

In 2024, NASA will send humans to the moon for the first time in 48 years. This will be done within the framework of the Artemis program, which is divided into three parts

Is life based on dark matter possible?

Is life based on dark matter possible? (2023)

The vast majority of mass in our Universe is invisible. And for quite some time now, physicists have been trying to understand what this elusive mass is. This problem makes theoretical physicists ponder new ideas

Is the moon race resuming again?

Is the moon race resuming again? (2023)

Against the background of the lunar race, in which the United States, China and Europe have already joined, the appearance of a new-old participant in it - Russia - caused a resonance in the expert community. According to experts, the planned launch of the Russian mission Luna-25 next year will mark the restoration of the potential that Russia had in the past

Cyclic model of the Universe: the degeneration of matter occurs endlessly

Cyclic model of the Universe: the degeneration of matter occurs endlessly (2023)

In the early 2000s, two physicists from Princeton University proposed a cosmological model, according to which the Big Bang is not a unique event, but space-time existed long before the universe was born

NASA hides the color of not only Mars, but also the Moon

NASA hides the color of not only Mars, but also the Moon (2023)

Color photographs are not very popular with NASA, because their main goal is not to explore space, but to hide the facts that they discovered there

Does Russia need to explore space?

Does Russia need to explore space? (2023)

Since the times of the Soviet Union, we have become accustomed to the realization that the leading place in space belonged to our country. Most of the space achievements were made during the Soviet era. In space launches in 1967-1993, the USSR was head and shoulders above the United States

Wormholes and two ways to travel to the future and the past

Wormholes and two ways to travel to the future and the past (2023)

Remember how Professor Emmett Brown in the legendary "Back to the Future" collected the DeLorean

Unknown nature of cosmic radio bursts

Unknown nature of cosmic radio bursts (2023)

One of the most mysterious cosmic phenomena is fast radio bursts. These are short, several millisecond duration radio signals of an unknown nature, resulting from the release of an enormous amount of energy. More than a decade has passed since their discovery, but astrophysicists are still trying to figure out the mechanisms of their occurrence. The researchers cite neutron stars, black holes, and even transmitters of alien civilizations as possible sources