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I only post things that are realy remarkable in my opinion or things I experienced or heard first hand.

At this moment I follow a Coursera course titled “Origins – Formation of the Universe, Solar System, Earth and Life”. 131 more words


Philae's Life on a Comet

Philae is a ‘Comet Lander’ class spacecraft that landed on Comet 67P/Churyumov-Gerasimenko on November 12th, a truly remarkable day for space exploration. Philae’s journey began in March of 2004 and it spent the next 10 years attached to Rosetta, a ‘Comet Orbiter’ class spacecraft, as they made their way toward 67P/Churyumov-Gerasimenko, 67P/C-G for short. 363 more words


Organic Molecules Detected by Philae

You’d have had to be living under a rock for the last couple of weeks to not have heard about the European Space Agency’s Philae spacecraft… 146 more words

Si asa se duce dracu societatea noastra

Stiu ca pare ambiguu rau titlul, desi e un adevar in vremurile noastre. Ce m-a facut pe mine sa cred asta? Probabil Mai mult ca sigur faptul ca un cur uleios e mai important decat faptul ca avem o sonda spatiala pe o cometa. 414 more words


Of Martian walkabouts, pictures from a comet, and getting ready to fly

In my last report on the Mars Science Laboratory, I mentioned that Curiosity has been on a geology “walkabout” up the slopes of the “Pahrump Hills” at the base of “Mount Sharp” (more correctly, Aeolis Mons). 1,692 more words

Space & Astronomy

Predator in Space?

Just read a little something that said the Rosetta comet that they recently landed on is emitting frequencies that when adjusted so that humans can hear it, it sounds like the noise Predator from the Arnie film makes. 132 more words