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Carnegie astronomers make world's first-ever observations of neutron star merger. On August 17, a team of four Carnegie astronomers provided the first-ever glimpse of two neutron stars colliding, opening the door to a new era …
Carnegie astronomers make world's first-ever observations of neutron star merger. On August 17, a team of four Carnegie astronomers provided …
by Carnegie Institution for Science — filed to Zero-G
While it's true that space radiation is one of the biggest challenges for a human journey to Mars, it's also true that NASA is developing technologies and countermeasures to ensure a safe and successful journey …
While it's true that space radiation is one of the biggest challenges for a human journey to Mars, it's also …
by NASA/Johnson Space Center — filed to Zero-G
Before NASA can mount its proposed “Journey to Mars“, which will see astronauts set foot on the Red Planet for the first time in history, a number of logistical and technical issues need to be …
Before NASA can mount its proposed “Journey to Mars“, which will see astronauts set foot on the Red Planet for …
by Matt Williams — filed to Zero-G
Acupuncture is a form of traditional medical therapy that originated in China several thousand years ago. It was developed at a time bereft of tools such as genetic testing or even a modern understanding of …
Acupuncture is a form of traditional medical therapy that originated in China several thousand years ago. It was developed at …
by Vitaly Napadow — filed to Life
Investigators at Case Western Reserve University School of Medicine and University Hospitals Health System have identified a new molecular pathway that controls lifespan and healthspan in worms and mammals. In a Nature Communications study, researchers …
Investigators at Case Western Reserve University School of Medicine and University Hospitals Health System have identified a new molecular pathway …
by Case Western Reserve University — filed to Life
The mystery of KIC 8462852 (aka. Boyajian’s Star or Tabby’s Star) continues to excite and intrigue! Ever since it was first seen to be undergoing strange and sudden dips in brightness (back in October of …
The mystery of KIC 8462852 (aka. Boyajian’s Star or Tabby’s Star) continues to excite and intrigue! Ever since it was …
by Matt Williams
The year 2019 must have seemed like a long time in the future 35 years ago, when the original Blade Runner film was set. Based on the US science fiction writer Philip K Dick’s 1968 …
The year 2019 must have seemed like a long time in the future 35 years ago, when the original Blade …
by Patrick T. Allen
The super Earth that came home for dinner.  It might be lingering bashfully on the icy outer edges of our solar system, hiding in the dark, but subtly pulling strings behind the scenes: stretching out …
The super Earth that came home for dinner.  It might be lingering bashfully on the icy outer edges of our …
by Pat Brennan — filed to Zero-G
A new study shows that an atmosphere was produced around the ancient Moon, 3 to 4 billion years ago, when intense volcanic eruptions spewed gases above the surface faster than they could escape to space. …
A new study shows that an atmosphere was produced around the ancient Moon, 3 to 4 billion years ago, when …
by Universities Space Research Association — filed to Zero-G
How not to meet humanity’s basic needs in our automated future. The Expanse is a series of science fiction novels that is also now a TV series with two seasons available to watch so far. …
How not to meet humanity’s basic needs in our automated future. The Expanse is a series of science fiction novels …
by Scott Santens — filed to Life
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