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‘Dunes’ - a new kind of northern lights

‘Dunes’ - a new kind of northern lights

A group of Finnish astronomers has discovered a new kind of northern lights. The phenomenon was called ‘dunes’ due to its resemblance to sand dunes. 
NASA scientist shows simulation of Earth with no water

NASA scientist shows simulation of Earth with no water

What would happen if all the oceans on the planet dried up? The answer to this question can be found in a new video from planetologist James O’Donoghue. 
Scientists discover white dwarf star proving theory of relativity 

Scientists discover white dwarf star proving theory of relativity 

According to the theory of relativity, any object has an influence on space-time. Scientists have discovered a star that serves as an example that proves this hypothesis.

American polar explorers inspect the glacier of the ‘day of final judgment’ 

They used a specially constructed submarine robot called Icefin. 

Scientists take ultra-high-resolution photos of the Sun 

The luminary looks almost exactly like caramel popcorn up close. 

Americans learn to turn trash into graphene

Graphene is a unique and highly demanded material that is difficult to produce in large quantities. Creating an inexpensive technology for its production can be called a real breakthrough.

Vitrified brain: scientists find the remains of Vesuvius victims

The volcano’s fatal eruption that occurred in 79 AD destroyed the cities of Pompeii and Herculaneum.

New Photos of Martian Ice Cap Released

The photos were taken by the European Space Agency’s Mars Express interplanetary station.

Scientists teach ancient mummy to talk 

Nesyamun is one of the oldest existing mummies in the world. Despite its age, the mummy’s speech organs remain intact. 

German scientists record the formation of atomic binding on video

In order to do this, researches from the University of Ulm have used a transmission electron microscope, which can act as a camera.

NASA is to build moon houses from mushrooms

This idea has been actively developed since 2018, when the corresponding project received funding under the Innovative Advanced Concepts program.

Scientists uncover the mystery behind an immortal tree

They studied the gingko tree, which shows minimal signs of aging, according to biologists. 

What does a 2600-year-old human brain look like?

An ancient skull with a preserved piece of brain was discovered in the UK in 2008. Since then, scientists have been trying to figure out how the tissue managed to last.

Princeton physicists have overcome the limitations of silicon quantum chips

During the experiment, scientists transmitted information between qubits, which were at a distance of about five millimeters from each other.

Stanford experts propose extension to definition of «human»

Legal experts believe that it would be helpful to introduce the term «substantially human».