Fernando Ballesteros

Researcher at the Astronomic Observatory of the University of Valencia.

Kessler Syndrome refers to an avalanche-like phenomenon in which, from a critical density of objects, a collision with space junk produces more junk, which in turn causes more collisions.
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Is the presence of oxygen really indispensable for the emergence of complex multicellular life?
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One of the current hotspots in astrobiology is the search for water in exoplanets. We all seem to share the idea that water is essential for the existence of life, and even the assumption that water and life are almost synonymous.
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Sistema Solar

The Solar System has its own road network, the Interplanetary Transport Network (ITN), a ser of trajectories related to the Lagrange points.
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[caption id="attachment_44035" align="alignleft" width="320"] First stage of the Falcon 9 rocket landing on SpaceX's floating platform. / Mètode[/caption] When NASA was founded, the USAF (United States Air

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Kepler 62f

When I was a kid, I was told that stars were faraway suns, and I asked myself if all of them had planets around.

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Imagine a solar panel that can transform almost one hundred percent of the sunlight it receives into electricity. To make

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One of the most common scientific inaccuracies in science fiction movies with journeys to other worlds is their depiction of gravity. With very few

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If anything makes space travel particular is its roughness: fuel bursting in a controlled explosion, which, more than once, end up being uncontrolled. But space exploration based on

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In the previous issue of Mètode I wrote about the Mars One project, which intends to send 24 colonists to Mars. The conclusion was that

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