All about space [electronic resource].
Series InformationAll About Space.
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- Physical Description: 1 online resource
- Edition: No. 112.
- Publisher: Cleveland : Future Publishing Ltd, 2020.
Every issue All About Space delivers fascinating articles and features on all aspects of space and space travel with mind-blowing photography and full-colour illustrations that bring the amazing universe around us to life. WELCOME 5 ISSUE HIGHLIGHTS LAUNCH PAD YOUR FIRST CONTACT WITH THE UNIVERSE China’s Chang’e 5 lands on the Moon, collects first lunar sample Newfound ‘Kraken merger’ may have been the biggest collision in Milky Way history Arecibo radio telescope hanging platform collapses Faint ‘super-planet’ found by radio for the first time Jupiter’s ocean moon Europa may spout water plumes Big dust storms may have driven off much of Mars’ water DARK MATTER WHERE DID IT COME FROM? • It’s eluded us for decades, but bubbles could be the answer to the universe’s most mysterious substance WHERE DID DARK MATTER COME FROM? • BUBBLES IN THE EARLY UNIVERSE MAY HAVE SOLVED THE MYSTERY WHAT IS DARK MATTER? • It’s not really ‘dark’, but it has some properties DARK MATTER VS DARK ENERGY • Even more mysterious than dark matter is a phenomenon in the universe called dark energy THE BIGGEST UNANSWERED QUESTIONS ABOUT DARK MATTER EXPLORING HELL • Needing to navigate mechanical rovers on Venus, NASA offered a prize “WE STILL NEED TO HAVE MORE DIVERSITY IN THE ASTRONAUT CORPS” • A veteran astronaut now serving as a flag bearer for STEM education, Dr Bernard Harris Jr. speaks to All About Space about his time as a Space Shuttle astronaut, coloured representation in the current astronaut corps and whether he’d still like to go to the Moon DID MINI-MOONS MAKE THE EARTH? • A new theory suggests ‘moonfalls’ may have formed our planet’s first continents THE MAKING OF EARTH • The nebular hypothesis is the most widely accepted theory of how our planet formed at roughly the same time as the rest of our Solar System’s worlds EARTH’S LITTLE MOONS • Our Solar System’s planets have more than one moon - even ours on occasion NASA’S NEW MISSION TO MARS • The rover that’s about to begin a fascinating hunt for life on the Red Planet THE AIMS OF MARS 2020 MEET PERSEVERANCE AND INGENUITY • Here’s how the rover and drone will operate on the surface of Mars WHERE PERSEVERANCE WILL LAND • The rover is targeting an interesting region in the northern hemisphere of Mars called Jezero Crater LANDING ON MARS • Matt Wallace, the deputy project manager on the mission, explains what will happen during the landing PERSEVERANCE VS PREVIOUS MARS ROVERS The story of the stars • We look up today and see the stars divided into the same familiar shapes as our ancestors, but how did the constellations come to be? GALEX SOLVES BLUE RING NEBULA MYSTERY • A stellar collision is the culprit behind the strange ultraviolet phenomenon WEIRD DISCOVERY ON TITAN • A newfound molecule has raised hopes that Saturn’s largest moon hosts the building blocks needed for life TITAN’S WEIRD MOLECULE • Cyclopropenylidene’s presence in this location was highly unexpected WHAT HAPPENS ON TITAN’S SURFACE? HOW TITAN HAS THE INGREDIENTS FOR LIFE • It’s this moon’s similarities to Earth that have drawn alien life hunters towards it TITAN BY THE NUMBERS WHAT’S UP WITH THE MILKY WAY? • A fast radio burst was detected from Within our galaxy for the first time. Are we closer to uncovering their origin? FRB 200428 BY NUMBERS HOW CHIME IS USED TO DISCOVER FAST RADIO BURSTS • Located in Okanagan Falls, the Canadian Hydrogen Intensity Mapping Experiment picked up on FRB 200428 THE DIY APPROACH TO SPACE DISCOVERY • STARE2’s trio of radio detectors were cobbled together by a student...
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