The mysteries of the Moon

Published December 10, 2017

The mysteries of the Moon

Prior to the beginning of the space age, little was known about the nature of the lunar subsoil and the composition of the rocks composing the lunar surface. Now something has become clear, but still the mysteries of the Moon do not stop disputes about the internal structure and the origin of its magnetic field. True, according to the data on the radio emission of the Moon, many of its researchers...

Polar lights

Published December 10, 2017

Polar lights

Have you ever watched polar lights? An unforgettable sight! By the way, for this it is not necessary to turn into a polar explorer. Polar lights are often visible even in Moscow or Paris. There have been cases when they were observed in Egypt. But, of course, in the near-polar regions polar lights appear more often. And, in addition, they are brighter, colorful, diverse. Some polar auroras are colored rays...

Rhythms of the Sun

Published December 10, 2017

Rhythms of the Sun

Rhythms of the Sun play a big role in our life. We are the children of the Sun, the product of its life-giving energy. And if this energy somehow changes, then in advance one can expect that man, and all living things on Earth, and even our whole planet, do not remain indifferent to this...

Astronomers

Published December 10, 2017

Astronomers

Astronomers conduct their research by looking at telescopes and "listening" (if we are talking about radio telescopes). At their disposal are small telescopes, huge observatories and satellites that rotate around the Earth and study types of radiation (such as ultraviolet, x-ray, gamma rays), by which the atmosphere blocks the way to the ground...

Artificial satellites

Published December 10, 2017

Artificial satellites

Artificial satellites are machines created by people launched into space and flying around Earth. These satellites help people predict the weather, monitor El Nino, broadcast television programs and perform some strategic military functions. But artificial satellites can reflect the rays not only of the setting sun, but of the Sun, which has already sat down for observers on the surface of the Earth...

How to find the North Star

Published December 10, 2017

How to find the North Star

Of course, at stars everyone can see who has come out at home to walk on a clear night. But how do you know what you see? And how can I orient myself? One of the most famous ways to learn at least a little guidance in the night sky (if you live in the Northern Hemisphere) is how to find the North Star, which almost does not move...

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