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What is hidden in the sky?


What is hidden in the sky?


Hubble telescope
• «Discovery» shuttle, April 24, 1990
• Total expenses - $6 billion
• Studies of the Universe in the visible, ultraviolet and infrared wavelengths
• 40,000 space objects that astronomers could not capture from Earth
• Proof of the presence and investigation of dark matter
• Determining the age of the Universe – 13.8 billion years
• Detection of supermassive black holes in the centers of galaxies
• A study on the acceleration of the expansion of the Universe due to the presence
of dark energy
• Scientific images on book covers, music albums, clothes, TV shows, movies
• By using the data obtained from the telescope, more than four thousand scientific
articles have been written







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What’s the origin of existence?


Large Hadron Collider
• Accelerator of charged particles for their subsequent colliding
• Circumference - 27 km, location - the border of France and Switzerland
• Studying the building blocks of the universe and their interactions
• The standard model describing the electromagnetic, weak and strong
interaction of all elementary particles
• Participation of 10 thousand scientists from 100 countries of the world,
under the leadership of CERN
• During 11 years of work, 59 hadrons were discovered
• Discovery of the Higgs Boson in 2012
• Future Circular Collider, 2040


Is anyone out there?


SETI project
• Beginning, 1959
• The project of searching for intelligent life in the Universe (outside the Earth)
• Radio emission with a frequency of about 1420 MHz - a universal frequency for
• Drake equation, studies of the stars Tau Ceti and Epsilon Eridani
• The Fermi Paradox
• «Мир, Ленин, СССР», 1962
• The «Wow!» signal, 1977
• SETI Institute and the Phoenix Project, studying thousands of nearby solar-class
stars, 1995
• Allen Radio Telescope (350 antennas) in California
• SETI@home project - 1999-2020, 5 million participants from 200 countries
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