Retired astronaut Chris Hadfield helps debunk (and confirm!) some common myths about space. Is there any sound in space? Does space smell like burnt steak? Is NASA working on warp speed? ONE STRANGE ROCK airs Mondays at 10/9c on National Geographic. Continue reading
How do astronauts survive the deadly radiation of deep space? NASA is still figuring out how to protect astronauts from cosmic radiation — like plastic shielding and magnetic deflectors. Continue reading
When it comes to space, 2018 was a pretty exciting year: SpaceX’s Falcon Heavy launched successfully, InSight landed on Mars and Canadian astronaut David Saint-Jacques arrived on the International Space Station. The year ahead looks to be no less exciting.
Source: Eclipses, new spacecraft and moon visits: What’s ahead in space in 2019 | CBC News
Interactive boards are part of students’ learning experience, what teachers put on the walls of the classroom or hallways can make or break a student’s understanding of a certain concept. Everything that is displayed should add value to students’ learning. Edutopia has a list of Dos and Don’ts of Classroom Decorations that you can refer to when designing bulletin boards. This is my experience in designing my first interactive board using QR codes and MergeCube. Check out the source below for more details Continue reading
Canadian David Saint-Jacques made his maiden voyage into space, joining Russian and American teammates for a launch from Baikonur, Kazakhstan. Here’s what you need to know
Source: ‘David is an astronaut now’: Canadian blasts off on mission to International Space Station
Mars InSight will be the first to detect seismic activity on Mars’ surface, first to measure rate of heat transmitted from interior, first to dig nearly 5m down, first to measure magnetic fields on Mars’ surface, and first to use a robotic arm to place instruments on the surface of Mars (assuming it lands of course…) Continue reading
The 358-kilogram InSight probe is the eighth spacecraft to successfully land on Mars without apparent mishap, but it is not yet certain whether it will be able to fulfill its mission to study the planet’s deep interior
Source: Touchdown on Mars: InSight probe completes historic landing
Astronomers using the European Space Agency’s Gaia space telescope have discovered that our galaxy was involved in a cosmic merger 10 billion years ago.
Source: Milky Way was part of cosmic collision 10 billion years ago | CBC News