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Robots can now play Jenga

Robots can now play Jenga

The Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) is famous for extensive research in the emerging field of robotics. This time, they taught a robot to play Jenga.
Hubble discovers a new galaxy

Hubble discovers a new galaxy

The telescope's discovery happened quite by accident. This case clearly shows how little we know about the world in which we live.
A 500 year experiment

A 500 year experiment

In 2014, a grandiose project was launched to determine the age limit of long-lived bacteria. It will take half a millennium.

The black hole Sagittarius A* will be photographed

Images of black holes have always been difficult to capture. But now this problem has been solved, and the first snapshot of a strange space object is waiting for us.\n

Europe gets ready to conquer the Moon

Mass media outlets haven’t paid much attention to the European Space Agency’s space programme. And it is in vain, because the ESA has been stepping up its efforts in this area.\n

Scientists Unveil the Origin of Life of Earth

There are questions that have for centuries occupied the minds of leading thinkers. The answer to one of them has finally been found.

Professor Avi Loeb talks about mysterious interstellar object Oumuamua

On October 19, 2017, scientists discovered an interstellar object passing through the Solar System. The asteroid was named Oumuamua. The unusual cigar-shaped object had an uncommon trajectory and had likely...

Insects to Help Create IA

Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency of the US Department of Defense (DARPA) has announced a competition to create a model of the nervous system of a gadfly (a winged insect). The prize fund is $1...

Rainfall on Titan

Scientists thoroughly analyzed the data obtained by Cassini spacecraft and came to the conclusion that there was a rainfall on Titan (Saturn’s moon). This natural phenomenon was recorded at the north pole...

The Large Hadron Collider Will Get Even Bigger

The Large Hadron Collider (LHC) is a 28-kilometer particle accelerator at the border of Switzerland and France. In 2012 it lead to the discovery of the Higgs boson, an elementary particle, and other successful...

Astronomers have discovered an exoplanet that might be made ofliquid water

The planet in the constellation Reticulum is almost three times the Earth's radius

Saplings Cloned from More Than 3,000-year-old Sequoias Planted in California

For the first time ever, scientists used genetic material extracted from a dead tree for cloning

A nuclear-powered robot will search for life on Europa

NASA is developing a new probe that can drill through the ice shell of Jupiter’s satellite\n

NASA spacecraft discovers water on far-off asteroid

Spectral analysis of the small-sized Bennu asteroid reveals the presence of hydrated minerals\n

China launches a spacecraft to the far side of the Moon

The exploration spacecraft is to touch down on the moon in early January.\n