The creature was named Millennium Falcon, after the famous spaceship featured in the Star Wars sage. The reason behind the name is the similarity between the ship and the shape of the animal’s carapace.
New data on the shape of our galaxy have been obtained. Contrary to popular belief that the Milky Way has the shape of a flat disk, it turned out that the galaxy is warped, like the letter S.
The planet spotted through a telescope bears a striking resemblance to the Earth and is located just 31 light years (approximately 310 trillion km) away from us. By space standards, that’s really close.
Digital artist and developer Oyvind Kolas has created a visual illusion that makes you see colors in a black and white image. This was achieved using color assimilation.
The researchers have already received official clearance for their experiment. Their goal is to start growing tissue or even entire organs that can be transplanted into patients.
The International Thermonuclear Experimental Reactor (ITER) being built in France is a joint project involving scientists from the EU, USA, Russia, India, South Korea and Japan. The construction of the facility launched twelve years ago will be completed only in 2025.
Last week billions of insects descended upon the city. The swarms are so large that they are seen even from space.
Researchers from the University of Information Technologies, Mechanics and Optics (ITMO University) proposed adding a new ingredient to sausages: chitin extracted from locusts.
The mission will begin before the end of this month. The launch vehicle will take off from the Cape Canaveral site in Florida. The Mars rover will come to the Red Planet in February 2021.
In search of extraterrestrial life, scientists have found thousands of distant planets with conditions similar to Earth’s. However, could life have arisen on our closest neighbour: Mars?
The unusual discovery was made in the Baltic Sea near the Lithuanian village of Juodkrante, which is home to 900 people. The research was conducted by scientists from Poland and Lithuania.
Researchers from Anglia Ruskin University (UK) have identified the damage caused to the environment by such type of waste as cigarette butts.