NASA's International Space Station crew flies into space for the New Year - with the tilt of zero gravity

NASA’s International Space Station crew flies into space for the New Year – with the tilt of zero gravity

The crew is on board International Space Station The ISS rang in the new year with the development of zero gravity while in orbit about 250 miles from Earth. Expedition…

Learn about miniature robots that dance automatically

Learn about miniature robots that dance automatically

Interacting in a confined space, a swarm of “smart elements” can form automatic choreographies.picture: Courtesy of Thomas Beruitta In January 2020, a lab on the second floor at Northwestern University…

Was that a dropped call from ET?

Was that a dropped call from ET?

Nobody thinks it was a phone call from ET, but radio astronomers admit that they have no explanation yet for a beam of radio waves that appears to have come…

This epic space cloud sums up our goodbye for 2020

This epic space cloud sums up our goodbye for 2020

Sometimes, the universe provides the perfect way to express our feelings. A space cloud 7,500 light-years away has given us a convenient goodbye that we can think of for an…

The Japanese solution to the problem of space waste is the wooden satellites that would burn on return

The Japanese solution to the problem of space waste is the wooden satellites that would burn on return

Japanese Researchers are working on satellite technology that would use woody components to eliminate excess Void Scrap, which allows things to burn when returned to Earth’s atmosphere, according to a…

Solar flares and wireless communications - how dangerous are our electronics?

Solar flares and wireless communications – how dangerous are our electronics?

On November 8, 2020, the sun exploded. Okay, so that’s a bit exciting (it blows up a lot) – but a particularly large sunspot called AR2781 produced a C5 solar…

Physicists are still hunting for primordial black holes to solve the dark matter problem

Physicists are still hunting for primordial black holes to solve the dark matter problem

For a while now, physicists have been searching for the primitive black holesUFOs could have formed in the early universe and produced a whole host of cosmic tricks. Using a…

How voracious Antillans create killer sand traps |  Science

How voracious Antillans create killer sand traps | Science

Written by Emily HarowitzDecember 29, 2020 5:25 p.m. You’d never know it by looking at an adult antelope that resembles a dragonfly, but its wingless larvae – nail-sized eaters with…

A new astronomical cluster discovered by astronomers

A new astronomical cluster discovered by astronomers

Color image of galaxy density map at 0.36 redshift from Hyper Suprime-Cam (HSC) from eROSITA. The white circles mark the location of the clusters of the eight galaxies that make…

Baby Universes

All of the dark matter in the universe may be primordial black holes – formed from the collapse of children’s universes shortly after the Big Bang

by Kavli Institute for the Physics and Mathematics of the Universe December 28, 2020 Small universes branching out of our universe shortly after the Big Bang appear to us as…