The use of V-2 rockets for manned flights

The German V-2 ballistic missile was a liquid fuel missile, the first in human history to reach space. Today, the missile, associated mainly with Hit...

Air pollution leads to millions of people getting diabetes every year

According to recent research, air pollution has led to 3.2 million cases of diabetes worldwide in 2016. Air pollution is a serious problem that poses...

The first ever photo of a planet being born

The European Southern Observatory (ESO) reported the first confirmed image of a planet in the process of forming in the debris disk surrounding the y...

Tesla has produced 7000 vehicles in the last week

Elon Musk confirmed in a social media and an email to the employees that Tesla had achieved its goals in the last week of June and had produced 5,031...

Japanese probe Hayabusa 2 reached Ryugu asteroid

Two days ago the Hayabusa 2 probe, built by the Japan Aerospace Exploration Agency (JAXA), reached the Ryugu asteroid, from which it is expected to c...

Water came to the young Earth thanks to gas giants

Jupiter, the largest planet of the Solar System, which could have been a star, can be responsible for providing water to the Earth, according to rece...

Frog trapped in amber 100 million years ago

The surprising discovery of four frog fossils, which were trapped in amber about 100 million years ago, is the earliest direct proof of the existence...

Astronomers observed a star devoured by a black hole

Scientists Seppo Mattila and Miguel Pérez-Torres have obtained photographs of the process of the star being absorbed by a supermassive black hole in ...

The Boring Company to build a high-speed transport system in Chicago

One of Elon Musk's youngest companies, The Boring Company, has just been selected to build an underground connection between the Chicago's downtown a...

The Sun becomes smaller when it is more active

Constructed of a hot plasma, the Sun is almost spherical and has a diameter of approximately 1,392,684 km, making it 109 times the size of the Earth....

Tesla Roadster will be even faster thanks to SpaceX technology

The Tesla Roadster 2 supercar, the successor to the first Tesla vehicle that made its debut in 2008, will be the fastest serially produced car in his...

Alpha Centauri system potentially life-friendly

Some time ago, studies were published suggesting that planets in the alpha Centauri system are highly likely to be constantly exposed to the harmful ...

The history of reptiles must be rewritten

The lizard fossils discovered in Italy, called the Megachirella wachtleri, are 240 million years old. These reptile fossils are 75 million years olde...

Exo-moons may be inhabited by life

We have already got used to the fact that at least once a month the discovery of another portion of exoplanets is announced, among which there is oft...

Traffic lights connected with your smartphone

Traffic light that, based on the data from cameras, turns green when you approach an intersection, is quite common these days. However, testing of sm...