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The Webb Telescope
Summer Daze: SETI and Hollywood
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Number 9 Number 9
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The Search for Shackleton’s Ship
The story of Ernest Shackleton’s expedition to th...
The Interconnectedness of Trees
I’m back on my STEAM train again. Art is an essen...
Next Stop… Mars
The planet Mars has been in the news a lot in recent ye...
Music and the Stars
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Horses and Other Animals
I own a real-life horse and am quite biased about to hi...
Engineering Art Deco
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Giant bacteria found
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World’s largest plant discovered right under our noses in Western Australia
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Astronomers reveal first image of the black hole at the heart of our galaxy
Astronomers reveal first image of the black hole at the...
Alignment of NASA’s James Webb Space Telescope complete
Credit: NASA/STScI Alignment of NASA’s James Webb Space...
Rare glimpse of giant planet still ‘in the womb’ yet nine times the mass of Jupiter
Observers believe AB Aurigae b is at the earliest stage...
Record Broken: Hubble Spots Farthest Star Ever Seen
NASA’s Hubble Space Telescope has established an extrao...
Discovery and quantification of plastic particle pollution in human blood
A team of Dutch and British scientists say they have sh...
Melting glaciers reveal 1,700-year-old weapons used by reindeer hunters
Glacial archaeologists in Norway have discovered weapon...
Archaeologists discover innovative 40,000-year-old culture in China
The discovery of a new culture suggests processes of in...
Singing in the brain
For the first time, MIT neuroscientists have identified...
AI could decipher gaps in ancient Greek texts, say researchers
Artificial intelligence could bring to life lost texts,...
New model of a fundamental process behind the movement of Earth’s tectonic plates
A research team from University of Lisbon (Portugal) an...
How new bird species arise
Much of a centuries-old debate over where and how new b...
Inclusive new tool makes genomic research better reflect world’s diversity
Scientists have developed a powerful, inclusive new too...
Pi Day Challenge: Solve Math Problems With NASA
To celebrate Pi Day, NASA’s Jet Propulsion Laboratory i...
Hubble Looks at Galaxy Pair NGC 4496
NGC 4496 was discovered on February 23, 1784, by the Ge...
Do birds have language?
Do birds have language? It depends on how you define it...
Astronomers stand up to satellite mega-constellations
Astronomy is finally putting up a co-ordinated front to...
London’s largest Roman mosaic find for 50 years uncovered
Archaeologists have uncovered the largest area of Roman...
Homage to Humanity
Jimmy Nelson devotes his life to portray Indigenous cul...
2021 Tied for 6th Warmest Year in Continued Trend, NASA Analysis Shows
Earth’s global average surface temperature in 2021 tied...
Goldfish drives vehicle
Picture this: A goldfish swimming in a square tank on w...
Cheops reveals a rugby ball-shaped exoplanet
ESA’s exoplanet mission Cheops has revealed that an exo...
Rutland ichthyosaur fossil is largest found in UK
The largest UK example of a predator that roamed the se...
MaSS – Stepping Stones of Maritime History
Stepping Stones of Maritime History The website MaSS sh...
Webb Space Telescope
JAMES WEBB SPACE TELESCOPE From arrival at the ESA laun...
Baby dinosaur discovered
Scientists have found a fossil of a dinosaur egg in Chi...
“It’s not rocket science” and “It’s not brain surgery”—“It’s a walk in the park”: prospective comparative study
“It’s not rocket science” and “It’s not brain surgery” ...
Weather and Climate Extremes Archive reflects changing climate
Weather and Climate Extremes Archive reflects changing ...
Tropical forests can regenerate in just 20 years without human interference
Tropical forests can bounce back with surprising rapidi...
Lock of Sitting Bull’s hair confirms great-grandson’s identity
Lakota Sioux Chief Tatanka Iyotake, known to the Englis...
All identical twins may share a common set of chemical markers on their DNA
All identical twins may share a common set of chemical ...
Fossils and ancient DNA paint a vibrant picture of human origins
In The Descent of Man, published in 1871, Charles Darwi...
Do You Think You’re Exclusively Straight? Influencing People’s Perceptions of Their Sexual Orientation
Scientific research has shown that sexuality exists on ...
A supernova’s delayed reappearance could pin down how fast the universe expands
A meandering trek taken by light from a remote supernov...
Neanderthal gene variants both increase and decrease the risk for severe Covid-19
Image of reconstruction: Alfons and Adrie Kennis, Dutch...
Stone Age humans or their relatives occasionally trekked through a green Arabia
Arabia, known today for its desert landscape, served as...
Making methane from CO2: Carbon capture grows more affordable
In their ongoing effort to make carbon capture more aff...
New ‘vortex beams’ of atoms and molecules are the first of their kind
Like soft serve ice cream, beams of atoms and molecules...
NASA’s Curiosity Rover Captures Shining Clouds on Mars
The science team is studying the clouds, which arrived ...
As NASA’s Voyager 1 Surveys Interstellar Space, Its Density Measurements Are Making Waves
In the sparse collection of atoms that fills interstell...
Natural Frequency Method: estimating the preferred walking speed of Tyrannosaurus rex based on tail natural frequency
Locomotor energetics are an important determinant of an...
Astronomers image magnetic fields at the edge of M87’s black hole
The Event Horizon Telescope (EHT) collaboration, who pr...
NASA’s Perseverance rover has had a busy first month on...
Ancient relic points to a turning point in Earth’s history 42,000 years ago
The temporary breakdown of Earth’s magnetic field...
Million-year-old mammoth genomes shatter record for oldest ancient DNA
Permafrost-preserved teeth, up to 1.6 million years old...
The number of Milky Way nova explosions per year has been pinned down
Each year, astronomers discover nova explosions in the ...
The most detailed model of a human cell to date
This is the most detailed model of a human cell to date...
Hayabusa2’s asteroid dirt may hold clues to the early solar system
For the first time, scientists are about to get their (...
This Unusual Bird Superpower Goes Back to the Dinosaur Extinction
The ibis and the kiwi are dogged diggers, probing in sa...
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Global Wind Map
Global wind map gives a great insight on how the wind b...
Interactive globe of ancient Earth!
Great interactive globe of ancient Earth! See Pangea, s...
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