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New analysis of Pluto's atmosphere explains why New Horizons spacecraft measured temperatures much colder than predicted. The gas composition of a planet's atmosphere generally determines how much heat gets trapped in the atmosphere. For the …
New analysis of Pluto's atmosphere explains why New Horizons spacecraft measured temperatures much colder than predicted. The gas composition of …
by University of California - Santa Cruz — filed to Zero-G
Loma Linda University Health researchers find that nuts benefit the brain by enhancing cognition, memory, recall and rest. A new study by researchers at Loma Linda University Health has found that eating nuts on a …
Loma Linda University Health researchers find that nuts benefit the brain by enhancing cognition, memory, recall and rest. A new …
by Loma Linda University — filed to Life
Supernova discovery challenges known theories of the death of stars. Maunakea, Hawaii - An international team of astronomers led by Las Cumbres Observatory (LCO) has made a bizarre discovery; a star that refuses to stop …
Supernova discovery challenges known theories of the death of stars. Maunakea, Hawaii - An international team of astronomers led by …
by W. M. Keck Observatory — filed to Zero-G
Understanding the factors that control aging has been one of humanity's endless pursuits, from the mystical fountain of youth to practical healthful regimens to prolong life expectancy. A team of scientists at the University of …
Understanding the factors that control aging has been one of humanity's endless pursuits, from the mystical fountain of youth to …
by University of California - San Diego — filed to Life
American and New Zealand researchers use experimental evidence to overturn widely-accepted theory on the dawn of life on Earth. Life on Earth originated in an intimate partnership between the nucleic acids (genetic instructions for all …
American and New Zealand researchers use experimental evidence to overturn widely-accepted theory on the dawn of life on Earth. Life …
by University of North Carolina Health Care — filed to Earth
It's been 55 years since NASA astronaut John Glenn successfully launched into space to complete three orbits aboard the Friendship 7 Mercury spacecraft, becoming the first American to orbit the Earth. The evolution of spaceflight, …
It's been 55 years since NASA astronaut John Glenn successfully launched into space to complete three orbits aboard the Friendship …
by Medical University of South Carolina — filed to Zero-G
Hollywood films and science fiction literature fuel the belief that aliens are other-worldly, monster-like beings, who are very different to humans. But new research suggests that we could have more in common with our extra-terrestrial …
Hollywood films and science fiction literature fuel the belief that aliens are other-worldly, monster-like beings, who are very different to …
by University of Oxford — filed to Zero-G
Cosmologists are heading back to their chalkboards as the experiments designed to figure out what this unknown 84 percent of our universe actually is come up empty. The past few decades have ushered in an …
Cosmologists are heading back to their chalkboards as the experiments designed to figure out what this unknown 84 percent of …
by Dan Hooper — filed to Zero-G
Our choice of romantic partners has a huge bearing on our future well-being. But what makes certain people more attractive than others? According to psychologist Carlota Batres, there are two fundamental concepts shaping our preferences: …
Our choice of romantic partners has a huge bearing on our future well-being. But what makes certain people more attractive …
by Carlota Batres — filed to Life
In the past few decades, thousands of exoplanets have been discovered in neighboring star systems. In fact, as of October 1st, 2017, some 3,671 exoplanets have been confirmed in 2,751 systems, with 616 systems having …
In the past few decades, thousands of exoplanets have been discovered in neighboring star systems. In fact, as of October …
by Matt Williams — filed to Zero-G
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