Near-Earth asteroid has a surface like a plastic ball pit

During the historic collection event, the sampling head of the OSIRIS-REx spacecraft sank 1.6 feet (0.5 meter) into the surface of the asteroid. Apparently, Bennu’s exterior is made of loosely packed particles that aren’t bound together very securely, based on what happened as the spacecraft collected a sample. If the spacecraft hadn’t fired its thruster … Read more

Tonga eruption blasted 58,000 Olympic pools’ worth of water into the atmosphere, NASA says

When the undersea Hunga Tonga-Hunga Ha’apai volcano erupted on January 15, 40 miles (65 kilometers) north of Tonga’s capital, it created a tsunami as well as a sonic boom that rippled around the world — twice. The eruption sent a tall plume of water vapor into the stratosphere, which is located between 8 and 33 … Read more

Parts of the moon may provide temperatures fit for humans

The moon has pits with shaded areas that steadily hover around 63 degrees Fahrenheit (17 degrees Celsius), a temperate range that’s stable for humans, found researchers at the University of California, Los Angeles. The journal Geophysical Research Letters published the study in July. These pit craters, which may potentially lead to caves that could also … Read more

Webb telescope image reveals the Cartwheel galaxy

The space observatory’s latest image shows the Cartwheel galaxy, a ring galaxy located 500 million light-years away that formed when a large spiral galaxy and a small galaxy violently collided. When galaxies collide, they can change in shape and structure. In the Cartwheel galaxy, which looks a bit like a wagon wheel, a colorful ring … Read more

Ocean-exploring robot could search for lost cities and shipwrecks

During a recent moonlit harbor excursion, conversation quickly turned to tales of piracy and exploration. A guide shared stories from the days when tall masts and billowing sails loomed over coastal skylines — and intriguing characters such as Blackbeard and Barbarossa sailed the seas. We couldn’t help but wonder about the secrets that went down … Read more

China rocket: Debris of the rocket reentered the atmosphere over Indian Ocean, US Space Command says

The Chinese 23-ton Long March 5B rocket, which delivered a new module to its space station, took off from Hainan Island at 2:22 pm local time Sunday, July 24, and the module successfully docked with China’s orbital outpost. The rocket had since been in an uncontrolled descent toward Earth’s atmosphere — marking the third time … Read more

Hennebont. Trained by a pizza world champion

They landed in the parking lot of the municipal campsite, in Saint-Caradec, in Hennebont (Morbihan) on Wednesday July 20, 2022, at the end of the afternoon. And already residents are approaching and ordering. Not without taking a little time to choose the pizza, because the menu contains no less than twenty varieties: the classics, the … Read more

United States: a pizza delivery boy saved five children aged 1 to 18 from their burning house

On July 11, Nicholas Bostic, a 25-year-old pizza delivery man, passed in front of a house ravaged by flames. He decided to rescue the potential occupants. no phone On the night of July 11, nicholas bostica Pizza delivery man 25 years old drove in a car in a suburban area in the city of Lafayette … Read more