Modern Physics

  • What is a light year?

    We commonly receive information that is given in the form of distance measurements. For example, we can have information that…

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  • The sun

    The internal structure of the sun is made up of the photosphere, chromosphere and corona. At its core are found…

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  • The Trump of Astronomy

    The discovery of the planet Neptune is considered an asset of astronomy. This was and until today is an area…

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  • cosmic rays

    Cosmic rays are high-energy radiations coming from different regions of space that reach the Earth every day. Some cosmic rays have energies between 100…

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  • Fermi’s paradox

    Fermi ‘s paradox concerns a question made by the Italian physicist Enrico Fermi (1901-1954) while debating at the table with colleagues, in the…

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  • radio telescopes

    Radio telescopes are astronomical observation instruments capable of capturing a wide range of radio electromagnetic waves. What are radio telescopes?…

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  • dwarf planets

    Dwarf planets are those that are not massive enough to be the dominant stars in their region. Planets considered dwarfs…

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  • Hubble Telescope

    The Hubble telescope, launched in April 1990, was responsible for capturing extremely important images for studies related to the universe.…

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  • Ionic propulsion

    Ionic propulsion , also known as electrostatic propulsion , is one of the most efficient ways to propel and put spacecraft into…

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  • James Webb Space Telescope

    The James Webb Space Telescope (JWST) will launch in March 2021, replace the Hubble Space Telescope and be 1.5 million…

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