Learn about miniature robots that dance automatically

Learn about miniature robots that dance automatically

Interacting in a confined space, a swarm of “smart elements” can form automatic choreographies.picture: Courtesy of Thomas Beruitta In January 2020, a lab on the second floor at Northwestern University…

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This epic space cloud sums up our goodbye for 2020

This epic space cloud sums up our goodbye for 2020

Sometimes, the universe provides the perfect way to express our feelings. A space cloud 7,500 light-years away has given us a convenient goodbye that we can think of for an…

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Astrology calendar 2021: Eclipses, meteor showers, and other astronomical events this year

Go through the telescope and straighten your neck, because we will see another year of stars. Two lunar eclipses, a good summer meteor shower, and close planetary synchrony highlight the…

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Satellite images show that the rivers of the United States change from blue to yellow and green

Satellite images show that the rivers of the United States change from blue to yellow and green

A third of the rivers of the United States have changed dramatically over the past 36 years, turning from blue to yellow and green, revealing stunning new images. The researchers…

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All the space exploration missions we look forward to in 2021

All the space exploration missions we look forward to in 2021

Most of us will remember 2020 primarily as the year of the great pandemic, but let’s not forget how space exploration and astronomy had good years given the circumstances. NASA…

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A man in the northern region says his wife is out of a coma after more than two months of hospitalization with COVID-19

A man in the northern region is recovering from the effects of COVID-19 after spending more than two months in the hospital. Don Gilmer, of Modlin, tested positive for COVID-19…

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A new astronomical cluster discovered by astronomers

A new astronomical cluster discovered by astronomers

Color image of galaxy density map at 0.36 redshift from Hyper Suprime-Cam (HSC) from eROSITA. The white circles mark the location of the clusters of the eight galaxies that make…

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Baby Universes

All of the dark matter in the universe may be primordial black holes – formed from the collapse of children’s universes shortly after the Big Bang

by Kavli Institute for the Physics and Mathematics of the Universe December 28, 2020 Small universes branching out of our universe shortly after the Big Bang appear to us as…

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A huge radioactive jet from the early universe has been detected

A huge radioactive jet from the early universe has been detected

picture: Spingola et al. Bill Saxton, NRAO / AUI / NSF. (else) When the universe was emerging a billion years old, a galaxy A gigantic and fast-moving jet of radiation…

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The discovery reinforces the theory that life on Earth arose from a mixture of RNA-DNA

The discovery reinforces the theory that life on Earth arose from a mixture of RNA-DNA

Credit: CC0 Public Domain Chemists at Scripps Research have made a discovery that supports a surprising new vision of how life on our planet originated. In a study published in…

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