It’s the world’s hottest sport, but can soccer quickly reach a different planet structure?
This is exactly what scientists accept.
They imagine that this sport could be practiced on the moon as early as 2035, despite the fact that it could look very different from recreation here on Earth.
Experts from the Institute of Engineering and Technology (IET) have extracted the principles of the sport and revealed a wild plan for what football could look like on the lunar floor – with 90-minute matches and regular sets factored in beforehand.
Their imagination and vision includes five-on-five video games played in 4 10-minute quarters with 20-minute breaks between each to allow players to rest.
The IET believes that football matches on the moon could take place in 15 years
WHAT WOULD LUNAR FOOTBALL LOOK LIKE?
– Rest on five sides and one hologram referee to offer the pitch and avoid collisions
– Four 10-minute quarters with 20-minute intervals for refueling and re-equipment
– Red and yellow playing cards are almost displayed at the intersection of players
– Laser sintering can turn lunar soil into a flat floor that almost feels like concrete
– Borders will be marked using black and white polymer
– Nets, closed sides and the roof should even be intact due to the lack of gravity
– Almost twice the size of an Earth football, solid black and white to distinguish it from lunar soil
– Spongey Next-Gen Airgel core to give the ball compressibility so it can bounce without air
– A cropped model of the space suit from the Apollo mission
They are said to have extra flexibility and built-in padding in the knees and elbows
– Cooling and heating methods would even be adapted to the local weather conditions of the Moon
The scientists suggested that shorts and studded boots should be replaced with large Apollo-style spacesuits with futuristic cooling capabilities inside.
Not only that, but the referees could be extra, like the technological nature of VAR, than ordinary people.
This is due to hologram referees patrolling the pitches as part of the imaginative and prescient, handing out digital crimson and yellow flags that could be placed on the crossbar.
“Scientists and engineers play a vital role in developing the world around us and shaping the future, and this also applies to space exploration, which will require as many young people with the right skills as possible in the future.” ” mentioned futurist Brian David Johnson.
“With a 2025 lunar mission to take a step closer to lunar colonization, it’s only a matter of time before we start thinking about how we plan aspects of life today, such as hobbies and sports, for the moon in the future. ‘
Experts believe that lunar games should be paused more than half the time to allow players to determine their safety in the unfamiliar lunar environment.
At twenty-minute intervals, the teams would be able to refuel, recover and even repair the equipment that is most important to not only succeed in the game, but survive on the lunar surface.
This could include an oxygen tank built into the suit, a communication system and temperature control instruments.
The suits would be slimmer versions of those worn by Apollo astronauts, with added flexibility for easier movement in the field.
Scientists have even considered sweat-restricting measures, suggesting that washcloths should be kept inside the suits to absorb the droplets.
According to the IET, all matches would be played at noon to increase visibility and avoid huge shadows on the pitch.
The pitch itself must be eight times smaller than normal, using laser sintering to turn lunar soil into a concrete-like surface.
The boundaries could then be marked with black and white polymer, while nets, closed sides and a roof would have to be installed to prevent the ball from falling into oblivion.
According to the IET, red and yellow cards were visible on the hologram umpire’s visor
The field itself is eight times smaller than normal, using laser sintering to transform lunar soil into a concrete-like surface. Meanwhile, the balls will be almost double the visibility
Unlike on Earth, the balls used would not be pumped with air, as the Moon’s pressure differential would almost certainly displace them.
Instead, experts suggest they’ll have a porous next-generation Airgel core that provides familiar bounce and nearly double the visibility.
With these predictions in mind, the IET is now calling on children in the UK aged between four and 13 to design the first official Moon United football kit by 2035.
Ama Frimpong, IET Young Woman Engineer of the Year and one of the judges for the competition, said: “Getting young people to think about how engineering and technology can be part of the things they love, and doing this from a young age is so important . is important to highlight the opportunities available and encourage career ambitions in these sectors.
“We hope that our competition will really allow children to show their creativity and have fun designing a futuristic new kit suitable for Moon United, showing that engineering and technical careers really are out of this world.’
WHAT IS GRAVITY?
Gravity is one of the fundamental forces of the universe.
Scientists understand that there are four fundamental forces that act on all things in the universe.
- Gravity – the weakest force, but has an infinite range.
- Weak Nukes – Next weakest but short range
- Electromagnetic force – stronger and with infinite range.
- Strong Nuclear Forces – The strongest of forces, but at close range
A natural phenomenon is attraction, which acts on all things, but attracts larger objects more strongly.
The force is so weak that it would take huge celestial bodies to produce a significant effect.
For example, the force of gravity on Earth is just enough to keep people on the ground.
While it’s clear how it works, how it worked is a mystery.
Scientists have long speculated about the existence of a fundamental particle called the “graviton” that is responsible for propulsion.
Despite its theoretical logic, the particle just needs to be found.
On Earth, the speed of gravity is 9.8 m/s^2.
For reference, the thrust on Jupiter is 24.8 m/s^2 and on the Moon is 1.6 m/s^2.
This means that a 10-stone (140-pound) person on Earth would weigh only 22 kilograms on the Moon, but 331 kilograms on Jupiter.