Archivos Mensuales: febrero 2015

Exoplanet With Gigantic Rings 200 Times Bigger than Saturn’s Discovered

Ver artículo original A young exoplanet called J1407b has a gigantic ring system that’s much heavier and about 200 times larger than the rings of Saturn. Astronomers discovered the giant planet or possibly a brown dwarf (that is, a failed star) when it eclipsed a very young sun-like star called J1407. This ring system—the first […]


ver artículo original Air pollution in Asia may be changing weather patterns in the United States. Increasingly intense storms in the United States might have an unexpected origin: Asian air pollution. Researchers from NASA’s Jet Propulsion Laboratory have found that aerosols from across the Pacific strengthen extratropical cyclones—a type of storm system that drives much of […]

Viaje por el Sistema Solar a la velocidad de la luz

¿Cómo sería un viaje por el sistema solar a la velocidad de la luz?