Thursday, May 19, 2016

What is the Nebra disc?

Nebra disc is a great archaeological find of 1999 in the Mittelberg hill near Nebra (State of Saxony-Anhalt, Germany).

History of discovery
In the summer of 1999 looters, who were engaged in search ammunition and military weapons discovered with the help of metal detectors, 

The dwarf planet Makemake has a moon

A team of astronomers has discovered a faint moon orbiting the dwarf planet Makemake; one of the five dwarf planets in the Solar System. The object, which takes its name from the Rapanui god of creation, Make-Make, it was discovered in 2005 and is a frozen 1,400 kilometers in diameter that orbits the Sun at a distance greater than Pluto's body.

China sets a world record 370-day for human life on the moon

The Beijing University of Aviation and Cosmonautics completed a 370-day experiment to simulate the lives of people on the moon, settin...