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How Ocean Circulation Influences the Climate Change: New Studies Explain

Earth gets warmer, and scientists wonder about the consequences of rising temperatures on the ocean circulation that help manage the global climate. Some things, however, are about to change. Two new studies put in the spotlight a critical influence of...
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How Did Earth Get Oxygen: New Study Explains

Our planet was inhospitable and barren in the beginning, for quite a long time. When the oxygen kicked in, so did the multicellular life. But how did Earth get its blanket of oxygen? A team of scientists compiled in a...
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Asteroid Psyche Insights: New Research Brings More Information

The asteroid 16 Psyche is again in the spotlight. This time around, we might finally understand its peculiar nature. The research, realized by Dr. Tracy Becker, a Southwest Research Institute planetary scientist, focused on the asteroid's features and the first...

NASA Reports Water On The Sunlit Part Of The Moon!

According to a statement NASA posted on Monday, water was discovered on the sunlit face of Earth's Moon. The Discovery The revelation is critical, as it may suggest that water could be distributed across the Moon's whole surface, and not...
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A New Nanocatalyst Can Turn the Greenhouse Gas into Hydrogen

The greenhouse gasses can now be recycled thanks to a new nanocatalyst. Compared to the traditional electrode catalysts, the recently developed catalyst has more than twice the conversion efficiency from methane to hydrogen.  The development is also expected to contribute...

Robots Reveal Why Fish School – They Take Advantage of the Swirls of Water

A fish school is an impressive demonstration of synchronicity. However, years of studies pose a fundamental question - Do fish save energy by swimming in schools? Scientists from the Max Planck Institute of Animal Behavior (MPI-AB), Peking University, and the...
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News About NASA’s Perseverance Rover and MEDLI2: What Should You Know

Tools designed to gather information during the approach of NASA's bold rover on Mars' atmosphere have been recently verified. Engineers of the Mars 2020 Perseverance rover mission waited for quite some time for a sign from the MEDLI2 (the Mars...
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This is the First Habitable Exoplanet Found by TESS

NASA's TESS (the Transiting Exoplanet Survey Satellite) made quite the discovery, probably the most significant since its bold beginning back in 2018.  The planet-hunter spotted the first habitable-zone, Earth-sized exoplanet, dubbed TOI-700d. This discovery could prove to be extremely essential...

Study Says That, As Astronomers Are Looking Out For Exoplanets, They Are Wondering If Others Detected Earth!

While the quest to find exoplanet has generated over four thousand results so far over the past few decades, it raises the question of what may be looking back. That very question was posed by two astronomers in a study...

Supercomputers Extract Data From The First Stars That Illuminated The Universe

Besides being illuminated by the Big Bang that caused the biggest flash of light ever, the Universe was a completely dark place until it was about 100 million years old. The first stars began to ignite at that age of...