How asteroids and moons help scientists understand how a collision causes a new planet to ‘break apart’

Studying how these effects affect the bodies of planets, asteroids, moons and other rocks in space helps planetary scientists understand extraplanetary geology, especially where to look for precious materials, including water, ice and even microbial life. The impact affects the porosity and structure of the moons and planets more dramatically than scientists think, increasing their … Read more

The James Webb telescope photographed a supernova explosion. Why is it important?

The observable universe is filled with stars. The most massive of them produce the chemical elements necessary to create everything that we see around us. The cores of these cosmic bodies contain fusion products, converting simple elements like hydrogen into heavier elements like carbon and nitrogen. These building blocks of life are ejected during supernova … Read more

The first satellite created in Moldova was sent into space

The first satellite created in the Republic of Moldova, “TUMnanoSAT”, was launched into space by astronauts from the International Space Station. This was done as part of the international KiboCUBE program. The Technical University of Moldova (TUM), where this satellite was created, was selected to participate in this program by the Japan Aerospace Exploration Agency … Read more

Children from socially disadvantaged families will be able to study in elite schools

The Minister of Education, by his order dated August 5, 2022, changed the rules for admission to training in educational organizations that implement general curricula for elementary, primary and secondary education. Photo: 15:55 11.08.2022 The changes affected admission to specialized educational organizations, where gifted children study and receive an elite education. According to, … Read more

Gravitational lensing reveals dark matter 12 billion years old – New Scientist

Japanese scientists have mapped the distribution of dark matter in galaxies for about 12 billion years. To do this, scientists used gravitational lensing and cosmic microwave background radiation. We have “lost” about 85 percent of the universe. With our measuring instruments, we can only observe 15 percent of all material. The rest is invisible because … Read more

The US declared space as its property

01.08.2022 09:59 (Updated: 2022-01-08 13:12) In recent years, the Americans have done everything to get their hands on space. Almost all employment contracts in this matter have either been terminated or declared obsolete. So space no longer belongs to all of humanity, but only to the United States with its closest allies and business partners … Read more