A recent study by NASA says that the lunar cycle combined with rising sea levels is set to drive major tidal flooding events predicted to sweep the earth in about 15 years’ time.
The Prize is shared equally by Victoria M. Kaspi, a Professor of Physics and Director of McGill Space Institute at McGill University in Canada and Greece’s Chryssa Kouveliotou, Professor and Chair in the Department of Physics at George Washington University, USA.
Stunned researchers discover that, in addition to accurately tracing the movement of the sun, moon and predicting when eclipses would occur, the Antikythera Mechanism created by the Ancient Greeks around 100-200BC also tracked the movements of Venus and Saturn. “Our work reveals the Antikythera Mechanism as a beautiful conception, translated by superb engineering into a device of genius,” the study concludes about the creation considered to be the world’s first computer.
Many people have seen photos from space, but how many have actually heard what our universe sounds like? The “Music of the Stars” program is a unique space exhibition that opens in 2021, teaching the blind the magic of astronomy through real sounds from space.