UAE space agency released the first images of its first probe to Mars, Hope or Al-Amal. Whose mission is to study the Martian atmosphere.
Zhurong, the first China’s rover on Mars, landed this Saturday morning. It’s part of the Tianwen-1 mission, launched on July 23, 2020.
2 billion years ago, occurred a nuclear fission in the Oklo uranium deposit, current Gabon, Central Africa. It’s the only natural nuclear reactor discovered so far.
Finally was found an explanation for the dark spots on Mars’ south pole, known as “spiders”.
Research from Australian National University confirmed the existence of a core inside Earth’s inner core.
This month will be interesting for space exploration. 3 probes from different countries will be on Mars. Each one of the missions is described in this post.
In this part, are explained the methods to measure the quantity of carbon-14 in organic material, allowing to determine a fossil’s age.
This post’s subject is carbon 14. A radioactive isotope which allows determining the age of an artifact or living being from thousand of years ago.
China’s Chang’e 5 mission extracted samples from the Moon and it’s bringing to Earth. The last mission of this nature was USSR’s Luna 24, in 1974.
Scientists started to use drones to fly very close to volcanoes, collect gases, and predict eruptions for early warning.