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A Japanese space probe has collected a soil sample from the asteroid Ryugu by firing a tantalum pellet at its surface. Photos illustrating this event have been published by the Japan Aerospace Exploration Agency (JAXA).
Researchers conducted an unusual experiment, which involved dressing an ordinary horse in a zebra costume. The aim was to find out the purpose of the black and white stripes on the animal's body.
The Moros intrepidus dinosaur, considered an ancestor to legendary T-Rex, turned out to be the size of a large dog. These are the conclusions made by the paleontologists responsible for making this discovery in Utah.
The development is credited to Dutch scientists. The instrument can detect plants at a distance of several kilometers. This technology may come in handy when we start exploring other planets.
The DeepSqueak algorithm developed by American scientists will be used to analyze ultrasonic signals made by rats. This will bring us closer to a better understanding of their communication patterns.
Every day brings us closer to solving the fundamental mysteries of our universe. American space agency NASA has recently announced the start of a super project that will aim to answer some of these questions.
Last autumn, scientists discovered a 30-kilometer crater hidden under the Hiawatha Glacier. Recently, an even larger depression was found close to it: its diameter is 36.5 km.
Ultima Thule is one of the most distant objects from the Earth that has ever been observed by humans. The first photos of the asteroid were taken this year, revealing its flat shape.
A team of researchers from the University of Southern California have created a material capable of healing itself after being damaged. This discovery opens new horizons for humanity.