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Image: Hubble Watches Exploding Star Fade Into Oblivion

Hubble Watches Exploding Star Fade Into Oblivion

Source: NASA   Posted: 10/26/20

Like intergalactic paparazzi, NASA's Hubble Space Telescope captured the quick, fading celebrity status of a supernova, the self-detonation of a star.

Image: All-terrain microrobot flips through a live colon

All-terrain microrobot flips through a live colon

Source: Purdue   Posted: 10/22/20

Researchers have created a rectangular robot as tiny as a few human hairs which can travel throughout a colon by doing back flips.

Image: Creating optical framed knots to encode information

Creating optical framed knots to encode information

Source: uOttawa   Posted: 10/20/20

University of Ottawa researchers create optical framed knots to encode information.

Image: Comet Discovered to Have Its Own Northern Lights

Comet Discovered to Have Its Own Northern Lights

Source: JPL/NASA   Posted: 10/17/20

An atmospheric light show previously relegated to planets and Jupiter moons is found on comet using data from ESA's Rosetta spacecraft.

Image: Possible Marker of Life Spotted on Venus

Possible Marker of Life Spotted on Venus

Source: ESO   Posted: 10/17/20

An international team of astronomers today announced the discovery of a rare molecule — phosphine — in the clouds of Venus.

Image: The Nobel Prize in Physics 2020

The Nobel Prize in Physics 2020

Source: nobelprize.org   Posted: 10/6/20

The Royal Swedish Academy of Sciences has decided to award the Nobel Prize in Physics 2020 to Roger Penrose, Reinhard Genzel and Andrea Ghez.

Image: Research reveals possibly active tectonic system on the Moon

Research reveals possibly active tectonic system on the Moon

Source: Brown   Posted: 5/14/20

Strange spots scattered across the Moon’s nearside where bedrock is conspicuously exposed are evidence of seismic activity set in motion 4.3 billion years ago that could be ongoing today, the researchers say.

Image: Researchers see path to quantum computing at room temperature

Researchers see path to quantum computing at room temperature

Source: Army   Posted: 5/10/20

Army researchers predict quantum computer circuits that will no longer need extremely cold temperatures to function could become a reality after about a decade.

Image: Researchers establish new timeline for ancient magnetic field on Mars

Researchers establish new timeline for ancient magnetic field on Mars

Source: UBC   Posted: 5/7/20

Mars had a global magnetic field much earlier—and much later—in the planet’s history than scientists have previously known.

Image: Milky Way could be catapulting stars into its outer halo

Milky Way could be catapulting stars into its outer halo

Source: UCI   Posted: 5/4/20

Findings may change fundamental thinking about star system formation, dynamics.

Image: Strange Electron Flow in Future Materials

Strange Electron Flow in Future Materials

Source: Princeton   Posted: 3/14/20

Researchers explain the source of the surprising electron flow behavior across topological insulators.

Image: Scientists Pioneer New Way to Study Exoplanets

Scientists Pioneer New Way to Study Exoplanets

Source: NYU   Posted: 3/12/20

Scientists have observed radio waves that carry the distinct signatures of aurorae, caused by the interaction between a star’s magnetic field and a planet in orbit around it.

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