Elon Musk is already no longer the richest man in the world

Tesla boss is ironed behind Jeff Bezos, but it might not last Last weekend, Elon Musk touched the stars by becoming the richest man in the world  with a fortune then estimated at 188.5 billion dollars. But here he is already back on the second step of the podium while Tesla’s stock price dropped slightly on Monday. An 8% drop inLire la suite « Elon Musk is already no longer the richest man in the world »

The Earth spun faster in 2020

You didn’t realize it, but July 19, 2020 was perhaps the shortest day of your existence! On that date and on 27 other occasions last year, the Earth broke the daily rotational speed record it set in 2005. Even Earth wanted 2020 to end ASAP. It turned faster in 2020 than since the start of theLire la suite « The Earth spun faster in 2020 »

« TOI 700 d »A PLANET SIMILAR TO EARTH DISCOVERED … ONLY 100 LIGHT YEARS AWAY

At the scale of the galaxy, one could almost say that it is the next door. « TOI 700 d », a planet similar to Earth, has been detected « only » 100 light years away from us. This observation is the first carried out by NASA’s “planet hunter”, the TESS (“Transiting Exoplant Survey Satellite”) space telescope. Its radars have locatedLire la suite « « TOI 700 d »A PLANET SIMILAR TO EARTH DISCOVERED … ONLY 100 LIGHT YEARS AWAY »

Giant black hole disappears from radar and worries NASA

A supermassive black hole that weighs between 3 and 100 billion times the mass of the sun is out of place and is causing concern among astronomers. It should logically be in a galaxy located at the heart of the Abell 2261 galaxy cluster, 2.7 billion light years from Earth. However, no trace of this supermassive black hole has beenLire la suite « Giant black hole disappears from radar and worries NASA »

China lit its artificial sun

China has activated its first nuclear fusion reactor called HL-2M tokamak, authorities said the country this Saturday, December 5. This innovation could help to produce clean energy without emission of gases greenhouse or no waste, reports Numerama . It is part of the international ITER project involving 35 countries. A technology to improve HL-2M tokamak is nicknamed « artificial sun ». The principle of fusion which animatesLire la suite « China lit its artificial sun »

Reasons for the Great Silence

In recent years there has been an increase in interest in SETI (the Search for Extra-Terrestrial Intelligence).  SETI now has its own telescope, an array of 42 separate radio dishes known as the Allen Telescope Array.   The Allen Telescope Array In 2016 the Breakthrough Listen programme started and is expected to run for tenLire la suite « Reasons for the Great Silence »

Astronomical phenomenon to occur for the first time since the Middle Ages on December 21

Jupiter and Saturn will appear from Earth closer to each other than they have been since the Middle Ages on the evening of December 21. The two large planets of our solar system, Jupiter and Saturn will give us a show on December 21 by appearing next to each other for the first time sinceLire la suite « Astronomical phenomenon to occur for the first time since the Middle Ages on December 21 »

Un phénomène astronomique se produira pour la première fois depuis le Moyen Âge le 21 décembre

Jupiter et Saturne apparaîtront depuis la Terre plus près l’une de l’autre qu’elles ne l’ont été depuis le Moyen Âge, le soir du 21 décembre prochain. Les deux grosses planètes de notre système solaire, Jupiter et Saturne nous feront un show le 21 décembre en apparaissant l’une à côté de l’autre pour la première foisLire la suite « Un phénomène astronomique se produira pour la première fois depuis le Moyen Âge le 21 décembre »

Planets with many neighbors may be the best places to look for life

Single exoplanets with wild orbits hint at a chaotic past Planetary families with lots of siblings, like the TRAPPIST-1 exoplanet system shown in this illustration, tend to have more circular orbits than singleton worlds. That could mean they’re better places to look for life. JPL-CALTECH/NASA Share this: Facebook Twitter Pocket Reddit Print Email By LisaLire la suite « Planets with many neighbors may be the best places to look for life »

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