Researchers in the UK have found that neutron-star mountains are less than a millimeter tall. These dense, dead stars are nearly perfectly smooth spheres.
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Dutch scientists have designed a new device to be used in keyhole surgeryâand it’s inspired by the way parasitoid wasps lay their eggs. At the moment, the tools used in such surgery can end up clogging because they use suction. This new tool doesn’t have that problem because it uses friction. According to the BBC, […]
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A Jupiter X-ray aurora mystery has perplexed astronomers for decades. Now they think ions responsible for the X-rays “surf” electromagnetic waves into Jupiter’s atmosphere.
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Observers using a good pair of binoculars or a small telescope can see events called transits on Jupiter, when a moon or its shadow passes in front of the giant planet.
UK summer temperatures may hit 40C even if global warming is limited to 1.5C, scientists warn – Sky News
British summers may regularly hit 40C (104F) even if the global warming target set out by the Paris Agreement is met, meteorologists have said. The Royal Meteorological Society says such highs could become the new normal regardless of whether global…
Imagine if your primary opponent in the world, a country that regularly steals high-tech military, industrial and medical secrets from you, was able to influence research in your universities solely for their benefit. Unless you had a national death wish,…
Scientists have grown more confident about sea level rise projections for the next few decades, but competing factors make it hard to see far into the future.
More livestock, more carbon dioxide, less ice: The worldâs climate change progress since 2019 is (mostly) bad news
Especially troubling is the unprecedented surge in climate-related disasters since 2019