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CREATING A SPACE STATION (Part 2)

Oh boy A lot of stuff happened since the last update on this project. New ideas, new reactions, new everything. First things first, for the sake of saving resources, time and money, the space station will be the form of a torus (basically a space donut). I’m still not done with the outside layer, but […]
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New project (Artificial Gravity)

Long time no see. I’m back (at least for a while). I have a project in mind that consists of creating a space station with artificial gravity by using centrifugal force. I know it has been thought of before, and it’s not very cost-efficient, but a circular space station spinning is the best chance we […]
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The future of our universe

The Universe is all of the space and time that we live in, contain all existing matter such planets, stars, nebulas, and every other thing that comes into your mind. The Universe was created about 13,7 billion years ago, and it is continuously expanding since then. But if there is one thing that we don’t […]
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Our home, The Milky Way

The Milky Way, if you didn’t know, is the galaxy that we live in. Imagine our Solar System, make it 160,256,410 times wider and add 300 billion stars and you’ve got the Milky Way. Just the like the Earth is orbiting the Sun, so is the Solar System orbiting around the centre of the Milky Way. […]
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Space Stations Explained

After a very long pause, I am finally back. Sorry for the inactivity. I got burned out and didn’t have any ideas to write about. Now that I collected a decent number of ideas to maintain this blog I think it is time to start with the first one: Space Stations. So what exactly is […]
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The Sun and what do we know about it

I was getting bored of all of the “Facts about” articles that I wrote so I decided to change my style a little bit. From now on I will write everything I know about a particular object in space. So let’s start with the giant yellow ball that warms us every day, the Sun. Our […]
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Interesting facts about Saturn

1. Density Because the density of Saturn is smaller than the density of water, theoretically, if there was an ocean big enough, Saturn could easily float on the top of it. 2. Rings The rings of Saturn are composed of rock, dust and ice. These pieces could range from as small as grains of sand […]
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Where did the water on Earth come from?

About 70% of Earth’s surface is covered with water, 97% of which is composed of our oceans and is salted water, and the rest 3% is freshwater found in lakes and in glacier and polar caps. But where did all this water come from? Remnants of an old star Scientists believe that some of the […]
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How is a star born?

Our sun was formed in a period of 30-50 million years, with the materials of a dead star. Most stars are formed inside a nebula, but through what does a star go before becoming a star? Stage 1: Protostar No nebulae have a uniform density. There always exist knots that are denser than other parts […]
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15 Facts about NASA

 1. Training with Armageddon. NASA will show the Armageddon movie to its trainees and ask them to find as many scientific inaccuracies as possible. 2. There are a lot of NASA inventions that we use every day. A lot of the things that we use every day were invented by scientists at NASA. Some of […]
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SpaceX’s Falcon Heavy launch is scheduled for November.

The Falcon Heavy is SpaceX’s most ambitious project yet. The Falcon Heavy is a variant of an advanced version of the Falcon 9, with 2 additional Falcon 9 First stages as strap-on boosters. Elon Musk announced that the first launch of the rocket will take place in November 2017. While the Falcon 9 has one […]
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Where did life come from on Earth?

Where did life come from on Earth? This is a common question asked by scientists, but it still doesn’t have a solid answer. There are a lot of theories, but today I will cover only the 3 most credible ones. 1. Life came from Mars. It is thought that life came from Mars, as rocks […]
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Pluto, the forgotten planet

Pluto is a dwarf planet, and it had this title from the year 2006. Even though it is still considered a planet, Pluto has only 70% the diameter and 0.17 the mass of the moon. But what other interesting things are known about Pluto? Pluto was discovered in the year 1930 by Clyde Tombaugh. It […]
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Andromeda

Andromeda is the closest galaxy to the Milky Way, at a distance of approx. 2.5 million light years away from us. Andromeda is 2.2 times bigger than our galaxy and contains about 1 trillion stars, compared to the 200-300 billion stars in the Milky Way. It was believed that Andromeda was a nebula until 1920. Andromeda […]
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Pulsars, the dead stars of the Universe

Pulsars are rotating neutron stars that emit a beam of electromagnetic radiation that is visible only if you stay in its path. These dead stars got their name because their emission appear to be pulsating in space. The creation of a pulsar is similar to that of a neutron star. A star, with the mass […]
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The best places for humanity to colonize in space

Humans are born every second, and our planet can’t sustain humanity for much longer. Earth’s population limit is at about 10 billion people. After that, there will appear serious problems with the availability of fresh water and food. It is estimated that Earth’s population will reach 10 billion by 2050. If Earth can’t support us […]
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The truth about light speed

Light Speed (obviously) is the speed that light travels at. It is unimaginably fast, traveling at 300.000 km/s (186282 m/s). Even though this seems very fast it still takes 8 minutes and 20 second for light to travel from the Sun to Earth. A light year is equivalent to the distance that light travels in […]
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Facts about Nebulae

In the last post I talked about Black Holes, so today I wanted to talk about what can form when a Supernova appears: a nebulae. How do Nebulae form? Well… Nebulae are formed when the gases and particles from old exploded stars that collapse forming a cloud with its own gravitational form. In 5 billion […]
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What is actually a Black Hole and how does it form?

What is a Black Hole? A Black Hole, by definition, is a place in space where gravity pulls so much that even light can’t get out. Black Holes are invisible for naked eye, and can be seen by detecting the radio waves and the X-rays emitted by them. How is a Black Hole formed? Black […]
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Plagiatul în URSS. Muzica.

La capitolul cultură „URSS” stă foarte bine. Însă, există și aci spațiu de manevră pentru a acuza că multe din piesele muzicale (șlagăruri) din perioada de glorie a Imperiului, sub a căror melodii au crescut generații întregi, inclusiv și părinții noștri, poate și unii dintre noi - sunt piese „furate” de la alți interpreți, fie de după „cortină” sau din alte regiuni ale lumii. Un exemplu ferm ne servește Ahicunoscuta și Arhiiubita piesă a PRIMADONEI URSS Alla Pugaciova - Миллион Алых Роз (trad. Milionul de Trandafiri Scarlet)
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