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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.

Disney showed a very realistically behaving robot

The American film company has built an extremely realistic robot. It is even safe to say that it is currently a humanoid with the most realistic facial expressions in the world. His facial movements are almost such a faithful human copy that you may feel quite uncomfortable.

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.

See in the film the moment of the collapse of the famous Arecibo radio telescope

We remind you that the disaster occurred last Tuesday. Then a sad entry appeared on the Twitter profile of the American National Science Foundation (NSF), to which the Arecibo Observatory belongs. A 900-ton receiver platform, which hung 150 meters on it, fell onto the radio telescope's dish. The canopy was seriously damaged. Scientists have announced that the facility will not be rebuilt.

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.

A hacker broke into the settings of Tesla's autonomous vehicles and revealed interesting features

Well known to all Tesla fans, the hacker named Green decided to upload on his Twitter profile screenshots of his hacking into the internal settings of the Tesla autonomous system developer FSD (Full Self Drive). It turns out that there are very interesting information hidden there that the company did not want to disclose.

Skoda tests the display of personalized advertisements in cars

The idea is that the ads will be displayed on multimedia panels in new Skoda models. Most of them will be equipped with large and legible displays, so the company's authorities believe that they need to use their huge advertising potential as soon as possible. Brand fans and potential customers have a completely different opinion.

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.