Large asteroid impacts on Earth would leave traces on the Moon

Over the past billion years, the Moon and Earth may have been hit simultaneously by clusters of small celestial bodies accompanying at least one major impact, such as the one that caused the Chicxulub astroblem. This is suggested by a recent study of lunar soil samples brought back to Earth by the Chinese Chang’e 5 … Read more

How Jupiter could make Earth even more habitable

In his famous undergraduate physics course, the Nobel Prize in Physics Richard Feynman showed from the first year how it was possible with elementary numerical calculation tools already on simple computers from the very beginning of the 1960s to describe and predict the movements of N-material points that model planets that moves under the influence … Read more

The formation of the continental crust could be connected to the movements of the solar system in the Milky Way!

You will also be interested [EN VIDÉO] Solar System: Immediate boarding Discover the solar system: it is an incredible journey to which we invite ourselves. We start from the Sun to stop in front of Pluto. How were the first continents formed? In a previous article (read below), Futura described the debate currently animating the … Read more

The formation of continental crust on Earth may be associated with the movements of the solar system in the Milky Way

You may also be interested [EN VIDÉO] Solar System: Immediate boarding Discover the solar system: it is an incredible journey to which we invite ourselves. We start from the Sun to stop in front of Pluto. How were the first continents formed? In a previous article (read below), Futura described the debate currently animating the … Read more

With WASP-39b, the James Webb telescope is paving the way for the archaeologists of the universe

Published on: 26/08/2022 – 17:32 The first observations of an exoplanet’s atmosphere by the James Webb Space Telescope, published Thursday, revealed the presence of CO2 around WASP-39b. This first detection of this chemical compound outside our solar system confirms that the telescope will make it possible to understand the formation of the most distant planets. … Read more

special live tonight!

The most dangerous events are not necessarily the most risky. The probability of an asteroid falling large enough to cause consequences on a planetary scale is very low, but not zero. That is why it is advisable to prepare now for the day when the measurements of the orbit of a small celestial body will … Read more

all indications are that the solar system would have one more planet

Our Solar system. That astronomers have been studying it for a long time now. But they still have not unlocked all its secrets. They have therefore always wondered what the giant planets are like Jupiter, Saturn, Uranus and Neptune ended in the orbits we know they are today. A question that one hold off Michigan … Read more