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Nobel Laureate Wants to Blast Nuclear Waste With Lasers Until It’s Safe

This site may earn affiliate commissions from the links on this page. Terms of use. Nuclear power could become increasingly important as the world continues to combat climate change, but atmospheric carbon isn’t the only existential threat to the future of humanity. The waste produced by nuclear power is dangerous for millions of years, and …

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Astronomers Find Massive Dust-Cloaked Galaxy From the Early Universe

This site may earn affiliate commissions from the links on this page. Terms of use. One of the major unanswered questions in astronomy is how our modern system of galaxies evolved into its present-day configuration in the first place. Now, researchers have found evidence of a massive galaxy that formed when the universe was far …

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Happy Mole Day! Also, What the Hell Is Mole Day?

This site may earn affiliate commissions from the links on this page. Terms of use. Today, October 23, is Mole Day — the unofficial holiday when we celebrate Amedeo Avogadro and his contributions to molecular theory. In 1811, Avogadro hypothesized that given two volumetrically identical samples of gas at an equal temperature and pressure contained …

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Neanderthal, Denisovan DNA Found Near Autism Genes in Modern Humans

This site may earn affiliate commissions from the links on this page. Terms of use. One of the most interesting questions of hominin evolution is exactly how much of our vanished cousins remains in us. Between 1-4 percent of the modern human genome is derived from Neanderthals everywhere but sub-Saharan Africa. In addition, between 4-6 …

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Quadriplegic Man Uses Exoskeleton to Walk, Move Arms Again

This site may earn affiliate commissions from the links on this page. Terms of use. When I was a child, the age-appropriate science magazines the school would distribute sometimes had stories about upcoming medical advances. That was where I first encountered the idea that scientists might one day construct a robotic exoskeleton that could help …

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Japan’s Hayabusa2 Spacecraft Drops Off Its Last Robot on Asteroid Ryugu

This site may earn affiliate commissions from the links on this page. Terms of use. Japan’s Hayabusa2 spacecraft has been hanging around the asteroid Ryugu for more than a year, dropping off robots and blasting the surface with metal slugs. The Japanese Space Agency (JAXA) hopes to bring Hayabusa2 and its precious cargo of asteroid …

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Elon Musk Unveils His Starship, Plans to Fly It in a Matter of Months

This site may earn affiliate commissions from the links on this page. Terms of use. Over the weekend, Elon Musk unveiled the first Starship prototype SpaceX has built. The company has set an ambitious test schedule for itself, with the vehicle possibly making a limited flight as early as November. The so-called Starship is actually …

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NASA Produces Stunning Simulation of a Black Hole

This site may earn affiliate commissions from the links on this page. Terms of use. It was just this year that we got our first real look at a black hole, and it matched many of the theoretical predictions that came before the Event Horizon Telescope (EHT) project made history. An impressive new NASA simulation …

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Mysterious Software Problem Is Bricking Mac Pros Across Hollywood

This site may earn affiliate commissions from the links on this page. Terms of use. A wave of crashes has hit production studios across Hollywood. Last night, Avid users began posting to user groups warning their fellows that the application had serious problems and could brick a MacBook Pro if rebooted. Several users referred to …

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Can You See Me Now? Injectable Night Vision Could Kill Need for Bulky Goggles

This site may earn affiliate commissions from the links on this page. Terms of use. In the future, night vision capability might be a superpower delivered via injection rather than something that requires bulky headgear. Scientists have demonstrated that it’s possible to give mice the ability to see in the dark by injecting their eyes …

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