Using maths to reveal the Sun’s magnetic field mysteries

Using maths to reveal the Sun’s magnetic field mysteries

An important research project, led by the UK's University of Dundee, aims to improve knowledge of Sun's complex magnetic fields using mathematics. The goal is to find out the effects of space weather caused by the Sun and its magnetic structures origins….

Landslide buries a pick-up truck in Peru’s Ayachuco region

Landslide buries a pick-up truck in Peru’s Ayachuco region

A large landslide caused by days of heavy rain occurred in Peru's Ayachuco region on December 22, 2015. The event took place about 320 kilometers (200 miles) east of country's capital Lima. Report with the video says that there were, at least, two people…

A step closer to 3-D printed rocket engine

A step closer to 3-D printed rocket engine

A team of NASA scientists has moved a step closer to building a completely 3-D printed, high-performance rocket engine. They manufactured engine parts and test fired them with oxygen and cryogenic liquid hydrogen to produce about 9 tons (20 000 pounds) of thrust….

NASA releases their future concept of Martian expedition

NASA releases their future concept of Martian expedition

This video is concept animation of Martian Exploration mission, which shows one of many potential human landing sites on Mars and how it could evolve through time. It shows through many animations, where and how could possibly be human landing sites and how the…

The force of meteoroid strikes on lunar exosphere

The force of meteoroid strikes on lunar exosphere

NASA scientists have discovered new properties of the Moon's exosphere – a thin layer of gas surrounding the Moon that's about 25-trillionth the density of Earth’s atmosphere. Their data reveals that meteoroids cause an increase in two key elements in…

The mystery of Sierra Nevada’s age solved

The mystery of Sierra Nevada’s age solved

A recent research found that California's iconic mountain range – Sierra Nevada – is much older than it was thought. New techniques used in research also revealed new secrets mountain range had been holding to itself. One of the biggest mysteries in the…

Rosetta’s OSIRIS launches website with most recent imagery of Comet 67P

Rosetta’s OSIRIS launches website with most recent imagery of Comet 67P

Rosetta's OSIRIS camera team has launched new website designed to showcase its most recent images taken of Comet 67P/Churyumov-Gerasimenko. These images are in high-resolution, taken with narrow- or wide-angle camera, showing the comet at very small distances….