Astronomers have discovered the 9th planet of the Solar system?
Giant in the Kuiper belt
Perhaps, the ideas of humans about the Solar system far from reality. Scientists from the University of California, Michael brown and Konstantin Batygin has published a paper in which it is proved that in the Solar system there is at least one full planet .
For the first time sensational work of scientists was published in The Astronomical Journal, later it was reported by reputable scientific journals Science and Nature.
As stated in the work, a new planet, still do not have own names, was found by mathematical analysis of perturbations that experience the body the so-called “Kuiper belt” — space on the outskirts of the Solar system.
According to the calculations of brown and batygina, the ninth planet orbit is at a distance of 20 orbits from Neptune. Revolution around the Sun, this object travels in 10 – 20 thousand years. Planet, according to the findings of researchers exceeds the Land mass 10 times. Continue reading
Technological evolution completely transform the tourism, flights and airports
Today time travel are pure fantasy, which can be seen in science fiction films.
However, according to some scholars, within the next 80 years, the fantasy can become reality, writes the Daily Mail .
MailOnline Travel predicts the future of travel: from biometric scanning to hotel rooms, managed from your iPhone or iPad and teleportation – the tourists will not only travel the world, but also to go to space flights.
Co-founder of the largest airline tickets search engine Skyscanner Gareth Williams believes that in 2030, travel arrangements will be as easy as making a purchase in the online store: a trip to plan a simple and quick online service in two clicks. He also adds that it’s possible that in 15 years for tourists will be available exclusively functions as a virtual guide embedded in a watch or small ornament, is able to travel with someone and to conduct tours
Scientific and technological progress will also reduce procedureprocedure customs control in airports with biometric face recognition and human identification. Continue reading
Recently a team of American researchers said that the now popular space tourism can be dangerous for climate of the planet. However, many scientists refer to this statement with skepticism. My opinion on this subject the correspondent was expressed by one of the leading experts on space travel, Professor Alexander Bolonkin.
Recently the journal Geophysical Research Letters has accepted for publication an article in which a group of researchers suggests that the currently popular space tourism can be dangerous for climate of the planet. Although it is not yet printed, about this study already talking in many leading online publications. All of the authors of the publications seem to fully support the researchers ‘ view regarding the danger of space travel.
What a project to promote space so scared of scientists from the Aerospace Corporation in Los Angeles (USA)? The fact that, in their view, flying back and forth space “shuttles” are left in the upper atmosphere is a lot of soot, which is a product of incomplete combustion of nuclear fuel. A group of researchers led by Martin Ross built a computer model of such contamination, based on information from business plans for space tourism in ha by 2020, and emissions estimates developed spacecraft SpaceShipTwo company Virgin Galactic’s. Continue reading