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ESA is losing out to lunar dust. The search for material for space suits is ongoing

One of the biggest challenges for astronauts going to the moon will be the talc-like regolith that covers most of our natural satellite's surface. This is the result of millions of years of operation of micrometeorites (i.e. meteorites less than 0.1 mm in diameter) and solar radiation, which in effect is very different from its Earth counterpart. This one is subject to erosion that smoothes the particles, while lunar particles are still razor-sharp and abrasive, and worse still electrostatic, so they stick to virtually all surfaces and have nasty chemical properties.

Enceladus, like a snow cannon, bombards the other moons of Saturn with snowballs

Recently, this moon has been keeping astrobiologists awake at night due to the discovery of molecular traces of hydrogen, nitrogen, carbon and oxygen there, as well as hydrothermal processes. All of this is a strong indication of the possibility of life there, functioning under a several-kilometer-long ice crust, at the bottom of a great and deep ocean.

Not only the Earth, but the entire universe is experiencing its "global warming"

Astronomers at Ohio State University have conducted extensive studies of various parts of the deep space. Their aim was to find out how the temperature of gas clouds has changed over the years. The research results surprised the scientists a lot and made them think.

A new and extremely effective weapon for destroying critical electronics has been developed

During the IEEE Symposium on Security

The new electrolysis device will allow the extraction of hydrogen and oxygen from the salt water of Mars

Consequently, engineers at Washington University in St. Louis decided to develop a new electrolysis device that would turn Martian salt water into oxygen for breathing and hydrogen for propulsion. Because, as many of us remember from school, electrolysis of water is the process of decomposing a water molecule under the influence of an electric current into hydrogen and oxygen, which can then be used for other purposes. Therefore, it should be a solution that allows astronauts on site to obtain oxygen for breathing and hydrogen fuel at the same time, but ... this solution does not work very well with salt water, which is exactly what is found on Mars.

These are the global "garbage collectors". See the ranking of companies that produce the most waste

Unfortunately, the leaders of the ranking remain unchanged this year. The first places are: Coca-Cola, Pepsico, Nestle and Unilever. It is the products of these concerns that most often do not end up in the bin, but end up wherever they can. In 2020, volunteers collected a total of 346,494 pieces of plastic packaging in 55 countries around the world.

The code of the famous serial killer Zodiac has finally been broken… after 51 years

The zodiac is a nickname given to himself by the murderer prowling around San Francisco in the late 60's and 70's of the last century. Most likely, it comes from the name of a Swiss watchmaking company, because the killer used a symbol resembling the company's logo. The man confessed to murdering 37 people (5 victims could be confirmed), was never caught and became famous for letters sent to the press, with encrypted messages attached to them. And while the police had several types, Arthur Leigh Allen being the most serious, in the end no one was charged, and it took over 50 years to completely decode the Zodiac code.

The new hypercars accelerate to 530 km / h. Braking looks like a volcanic eruption

Bugatti recently announced that it has created the world's first solid piece of titanium brake caliper using a 3D printer. Now we can see how the disc and caliper heat up when braking from just 380 km / h. We are just writing because the 1750 hp SSC Tuatara braking system must withstand speeds of over 500 km / h.