A new “petrified galaxy” buried deep in the Milky Way was discovered | Urania

Scientists working on data from the Apache Point Observatory Galactic Evolution Experiment (APOGEE) Sloan Digital Sky Surveys (SDSS) have discovered a “fossilized galaxy” hidden in the depths of our Milky Way. This result, published in the Monthly Notices of the Royal Astronomical Society, could shock our understanding of how the Milky Way grew into the […]

How dangerous is cosmic radiation on the moon? | Urania

The Chang’e-4 lunar lander landed on the side of the moon invisible from Earth on January 3, 2019. It had a German instrument designed to measure cosmic rays – Lunar Lander Neutron and Dosimeter (LND) on board. Since then, this instrument has accurately measured cosmic rays at various times. This is the first such measurement […]