SCIENCE AND EDUCATION


SCIENTISTS WARN: MARS PLANET APROACHING THE EARTH

According to calculations, in August, the Mars planet will be at the shortest distance to the Earth for the last 60 thousand years. On August 27, the distance between both planets will be down to 56 million km. On this day, the Red Planet will be viewed bigger and brighter.

According to the American scientists, it is a unique event in the humanity’s history. During the maximum approach to the Earth, the Neanderthal men lived here.

The last time the Mars came up to the Earth in 1988, the distance had been 3 million km farther than now.

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