Hydrogen gas clouds

Astronomers found hydrogen gas clouds – the bridge between the galaxies

In intergalactic space astronomers found huge threadlike clouds of gas from the ionized hydrogen, which can be the indicator of thin threads from the dark matter connecting cells of global space. The previous cycles of supervision over empty space between galaxies indicated of possibility existence of clouds of hydrogen between them. But the astronomers couldn’t determine the sizes of these hydrogen gas clouds and their property. With help of a radio telescope Green-Bank the astronomers were succeeded to understand that it not shapeless clouds, but quite accurate structures. For several weeks the astronomers watched the closest neighbors of our Milky Way, Andromeda’s galaxies and the Triangle. These “star megalopolises” drew attention of astronomers still a year ago, when they found in data of radio observations hints on existence of big congestions of hydrogen in intergalactic space. According to astrophysicists, all these clouds are located along the line connecting Andromeda and the Triangle.

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BOLD Space Probe Would Search for Mars Life

The Biological Oxidant and Life Detection mission, or BOLD, would send six small spacecraft to Mars to seek out extinct or extant life in the planet’s red dirt. As said researchers the mission, if it’s ever approved, might be ready to go by 2018 and would likely cost less than $300 million. If BOLD gets off the ground, it would be the first dedicated life-detection mission to Mars since NASA’s twin Viking landers blasted off in 1975, ultimately returning inconclusive results.

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Dark Matter May Collide With Atoms Inside Human

Invisible dark matter particles may regularly pass through our bodies, and dozens to thousands of these particles may be colliding with atoms inside us every year, according to a new calculation. However, radiation from these impacts is unlikely to cause cancer. Dark matter is one of the greatest scientific mysteries of our time, an invisible substance thought to make up five-sixths of all matter in the universe. Scientists think it might be composed of things called weakly interacting massive particles, or WIMPs, that interact normally with gravity but very weakly with all the other known forces of the universe.

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Secrets of Molecule H3

For the first time, researchers have calculated the vibration patterns of a compound called H3+ (also known as a triatomic hydrogen ion), which consists of three hydrogen atoms sharing two electrons. Knowing how the molecule can vibrate allows scientists to predict which wavelengths of lightit will emit, giving them a way to identify its signature in astronomical observations. H3+ is important because it is thought to have been prevalent in the universe just after the Big Bang that started things off around 13.7 billion years ago.

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