The Parker probe will touch the Sun to study the mysteries of the solar corona

The Parker probe will touch the Sun to study the mysteries of the solar corona

NASA’s Parker spacecraft, ready for launch, will do something that has never been attempted before. The probe, in fact,…

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The discovery of the cosmic background radiation

The discovery of the cosmic background radiation

Fate is sometimes really bizarre. It all began in 1941, when Adams measured the absorption lines of the cyanogen molecule…

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The longest total lunar eclipse of the century

The longest total lunar eclipse of the century

Entertainment had to be, and show was. On 27 July 2018 there was the total Moon eclipse, visible throughout…

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Discovered a lake of liquid water under the ice of the south pole of Mars

Discovered a lake of liquid water under the ice of the south pole of Mars

Another milestone for space exploration. The ESA Mars Express probe, using radar surveys, has in fact discovered the presence of…

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The map of the primordial Universe obtained with the Planck satellite

The map of the primordial Universe obtained with the Planck satellite

In the early stages of his life, the Universe was very hot and very dense. High energy photons prevented…

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Discovered 12 new moons around Jupiter

Discovered 12 new moons around Jupiter

Our solar system has just expanded … Again! Thanks to the work done by a group of

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The new frontier of neutrino astronomy

The new frontier of neutrino astronomy

Neutrinos, mysterious subatomic particles, often witnesses of unprecedented power events in the Universe. Neutrinos are subatomic particles, they don’t have…

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The North America Nebula

The North America Nebula

The wonderful cover photo was taken by Alessandro Milani. The North America Nebula, also known as NGC…

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Detected complex organic molecules on Enceladus

Detected complex organic molecules on Enceladus

Enceladus, one of the moons of Saturn. An apparently insignificant ice ball until, thanks to the Cassini probe, it…

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Observed three planets in formation by ALMA around the star HD 163296

Observed three planets in formation by ALMA around the star HD 163296

To observe the planets around stars distant light years, scientists have to engineer a lot. In this case, however,…

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