Tuesday, 18 October 2016

ESA in Mars, Nanopoles & 4 New Names In The Periodic Table

On 19th October 2016; [tomorrow], the ESA will touch down in Mars. In a span of less than 6 minutes, the European Space Agency's Schiaparelli module will enter the Martian atmosphere, deploy its parachutes, fire its thrusters and land on the surface of the Red Planet. Check out the facebook page: 'Space.com' for the video simulation.

The physics hot topic for October: magnetic nanopoles. Check out 'Physics Today' and other standard model journals for the features.

In chemistry, big news: THE NEWEST ELEMENTS IN THE PERIODIC TABLE HAVE BEEN NAMED >Nihonium, Moscovium, Tennessine, Oganesson. Check out the article at www.sciencenewsforstudents.org

courtesy: E.OTWELL

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