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A Bizarre Form of Water May Exist All Over the Universe | Hot Ice

The findings, published this week inNature, confirm the existence of “superionic ice,” a new phase of water with bizarre properties. Unlike the familiar ice found in your freezer or at the north pole, superionic ice is black and hot. A cube … Continue reading

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A new camera from China can photograph you from 28 Miles away – MIT Technology Review

Developed in China, the lidar-based system can cut through city smog to resolve human-sized features at vast distances. Source: A new camera can photograph you from 45 kilometers away – MIT Technology Review

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Katie Bouman: The woman behind the first black hole image | Go Girl, Fantastic!

Katie Bouman led development of a computer program that made the breakthrough image possible. The remarkable photo, showing a halo of dust and gas 500 million trillion km from Earth, was released on Wednesday. For Dr Bouman, its creation was … Continue reading

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Israel On The Moon

Israel’s historic spacecraft, which entered lunar orbit on April 4 on its journey to the moon – is on an “excellent” track, according to overnight data from the SpaceIL and Israel Aerospace Industries (IAI) engineering teams at their control room … Continue reading

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The Sun Spits Mysterious, Planet-Sized ‘Blobs’ of Plasma at Earth Every 90 Minutes  | Space Weather Affects Earth, Jupiter & ….

Now, for the first time, Viall and her colleagues have observed the blobs as they appear in their own neighborhood. In their new study, the astronomers found evidence of the blobs in 40-year-old data. Those observations confirmed that the blobs … Continue reading

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Jupiter’s poles heat up in response to solar wind | But The Sun Has Nothing To Do With Earth’s Climate Change, Really!

James Sinclair from the JPL in California says that the solar wind impact on Jupiter is an “extreme example of space weather.” Sinclair also noted that the observations show the solar wind was having a deeper effect on Jupiter than … Continue reading

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Are We In A ‘Galactic Zoo’ Protected By Aliens? Scientists Meet To Investigate The ‘Great Silence’

Today, leading researchers from the fields of astrophysics, biology, sociology, psychology, and history are meeting at the Cité. “Every two years, METI International (METI stands for messaging extraterrestrial intelligence) organizes a one-day workshop in Paris as part of a series of workshops … Continue reading

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