The Science Circle
Board of Directors
The Paul Doherty Award
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Peter Lundquist – Paolo Rousselot
Fields of Expertise
The moon formed inside a vaporized Earth synestia
A new explanation for the Moon’s origin has it fo...
Metalens combined with an artificial muscle
Inspired by the human eye, researchers at the Harvard J...
Is the Out of Africa Theory Out?
All the ancestors of contemporary Europeans apparently ...
NASA Budget Proposal Plans End of NASA Funding of ISS
WASHINGTON — NASA’s fiscal year 2019 budget proposal wi...
Deposition rates of viruses and bacteria above the atmospheric boundary layer
“Every day, more than 800 million viruses are deposited...
Sharp stones found in India signal surprisingly early toolmaking advances
Stone-tool makers in what’s now India redesigned their ...
After More Than 100 Years, Wild Wolves Are Returning to Belgium
It’s not hard to find worrying stories about the ...
Star Trek Discovery Feels Increasingly More Comfortable In a Universe of Killers
In many ways, Star Trek: Discovery suffers most of all ...
Our Bodies Could Be Treating a Western Diet Like It Was a Dangerous Infection
The immune system responds to a fast food diet in much ...
Bacteria Living in Our Gut Are Hijacking And Controlling Our Genes
Your gut microflora isn’t just sitting silently w...
The World Needs More Scientists: How We Can Train Millions in Virtual Labs
California wild fires, melting arctic ice caps, and rec...
The Most Effective Way to Lose Weight With Minimal Effort, According to Science
o you want to lose a few kilograms. You’ve h...
NASA’s $1 Billion Probe Just Sent Back Mind-Meltingly Gorgeous New Images of Jupiter
NASA’s $US1 billion Juno spacecraft completed its...
Ancient Beringians: 11,500-Year-Old Genome Reveals Previously Unknown Native American Population
Genetic analysis of DNA from a female infant found at t...
I hate to break it to you, but your bath towel is dirty !
I hate to break it to you, but your bath towel is dirty...
First Blue Moon Total Lunar Eclipse in 150 Years Coming This Month
The first eclipse of 2018 will be a lunar one that come...
Central Black Holes Control Star Formation in Massive Galaxies
Supermassive black holes, with masses more than a milli...
Jaguar conservation depends on neighbors’ attitudes
A survey of residents near two major national parks in ...
2,000-Year-Old Petroglyphs Mapped in Venezuela
Dr. Philip Riris from the Institute of Archaeology at U...
Saturn’s Northern Storms Cause Disturbances in Its ‘Heartbeat’
Despite their considerable differences, the equatorial ...
Ten people who mattered this year.
When David Liu was an undergraduate student 25 years ag...
Relativity & The Equivalence of Reference Frames
The German physicist Albert Einstein needed complex equ...
Rocket launches and space missions in 2018
Next year is already overflowing with exciting missions...
The First Car in Space
On December 21, SpaceX and Tesla founder Elon Musk post...
Weekly fish consumption linked to better sleep, higher IQ
Children who eat fish at least once a week sleep better...
How odors are turned into long-term memories
The neuroscientists Dr Christina Strauch and Prof Dr De...
Interstellar object may hold ‘alien’ water
The first known interstellar asteroid may hold water fr...
Giant Bubbles on Red Giant Star’s Surface
Astronomers using ESO’s Very Large Telescope have for t...
Scientists Have Discovered a Brand New Species of Giant Octopus Hiding in Plain Sight
Octopuses are masters of camouflage, but have you ever ...
Prehistoric bling? Aesthetics crucial factor in development of earliest copper alloys
While studies of ancient gold metallurgy and the...
One Step Closer to Lifelike Robots
Researchers at Columbia Engineering have solv...
Quasicrystal from Outer Space
The phrase “quasicrystal from outer space” sounds like ...
Drug Could Permanently Repair Brain Damage in Stroke Victims
Researchers from the University of Manchester have deve...
Abiogenesis: Life May Have Evolved From Non-Living Matter With Relative Ease
In the beginning Where did life come from? Following th...
ALMA Uncovers Secrets of Giant Space Blob
An international team using ALMA, along with ESO’s Very...
Greenland ice loss 40 trillion pounds bigger than thought
Greenland is losing about 40 trillion pounds more ice a...
Almost all living people outside of Africa trace back to a single migration more than 50,000 years ago
Australian Aborigines have long been cast as a people a...
Ancient Skeleton Discovered on Antikythera Shipwreck
An international research team discovered a human skele...
World’s hardiest animal has evolved radiation shield for its DNA
They are the toughest known animals on Earth and now th...
Pigeons have quite a way with words: Otago research
Pigeons can learn to distinguish real words from non-wo...
Families of plausible solutions to the puzzle of Boyajian’s star
Good explanations for the unusual light curve of Boyaji...
Edmonton scientists study some of Earth’s oldest rock
Edmonton scientists hope the discovery of some of world...
Stunning Videos of Evolution in Action
The MEGA-plate allows scientists to watch bacteria adap...
Florida sinkhole at Mosaic Co fertilizer site leaks radioactive water
A sinkhole spanning 45 feet (13.7 meters) in diameter o...
Some Ancient Mars Lakes Came Long After Others
Lakes and snowmelt-fed streams on Mars formed much late...
Hubble Takes Close-up Look at Disintegrating Comet
“We know that comets sometimes disintegrate, but we don...
Rare Mammoth Fossil Excavated
Ventura, CA —This week a team of scientists unearthed a...
ALMA Spots Possible Formation Site of Icy Giant Planet
Astronomers found a sign of a growing planet around TW ...
Larger marine animals at higher risk of extinction, and humans are to blame
Larger marine animals at higher risk of extinction, and...
Gaia’s Billion-Star map hints at treasures to come
The first catalogue of more than a billion stars from E...
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