Since its discovery in 1930 , Pluto has been the subject of debates about the true nature of the planet or not. Always been considered as the smallest planet in the solar system , it is also smallest of our moon.
The latest astronomical discoveries have highlighted the existence of an entire asteroid belt beyond the solar system. This discovery which established once and for all the de-classification of Pluto from planet to asteroid. In fact asteroids have been discovered even larger than Pluto. The source of contention was the discovery of 2003 UB313 which was given the name of the planet Xena (from the greek foreign ), 10 planet of the solar system , as at the time of its discovery, Pluto was still considered a planet. Others took instead this discovery as the reason for which it was necessary to reclassify Pluto as an asteroid and no more planet.. Continue reading [..]
How many of you have heard words like : Spinnaker, Bowsprit, Lugger or Mainsail and the exclamation : Haul to Jib!
All of this maybe watching a tv in a boat race of the American’s Cup. How many of you, really, know whot they are meaning?
Carry on little sea wolves, do order on the boat and let’s go on the sea.. Continue reading [..]
What is Thunder?
The storm is an intense convective phenomenon accompanied by strong gusts of wind, heavy rainfall also in character and hail lightning (lightning). The storms can be classified into three main types: heat, terrain and time of heat frontali.I develop when the atmosphere is in unstable conditions conditional on reaching a certain temperature near the ground. Are more likely in hot weather, in the mountains in the afternoon and evening.. Continue reading [..]
“Moving rocks” is an unexplained phenomenon that happens in the desert Mojave, region located between Nevada and California.
More precisely, it is possible to observe Playa Racetrack, in the famous Death Valley, United States national park full of geological history, where is the biggest depression of North America (-86 meters below sea level).
In this sandy desert, probably the.. Continue reading [..]
ORBITER is a completely FREE space flight simulator, which takes you beyond the boundaries of ‘atmosphere. Launch the Space Shuttle from Kennedy Space Center to issue a Satellite, Rendezvous with the ISS International Space Station or take the futuristic Delta-glider for a tour through the solar system – the choice is yours.. Continue reading [..]