Category: Discoveries

NASA is Working on Ultrafast Laser Machining for Multiple Spaceflight Applications

NASA is Working on Ultrafast Laser Machining for Multiple Spaceflight Applications

Scientists might be able to join dissimilar materials without epoxies following the latest development at the Goddard Space Flight Center of NASA. The anagram ‘LASER’ stands for Light Amplification by Stimulated Emission of Radiation. The combined study of light and optics enabled man to artificially create lasers. Unlike natural light or conventional bulbs that emit multiple wavelengths of light, lasers…

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A New Composite Material can Regulate its Temperature

A New Composite Material can Regulate its Temperature

The bio-inspired engineering approach could lead to the most advanced materials, ever. The name itself suggests that a ‘Composite Material’ is made from two or more constituent materials, which have significantly different physical or chemical properties. Despite the fact that the individual components remain distinct in the final entity, the properties of the resulting composite…

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Researchers Found a World Class Geological Wonder in China

Researchers Found a World Class Geological Wonder in China

The enormity of a sinkhole in China is the thing what makes it a world-class site for all the geologists of the world. Earth offers an amazing display of nature’s beauty with all the magnificent landscapes around the globe. From snow-capped peaks to crystal clear streams and from lush green mountains to deep blue oceans,…

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Mosasaurs used their Bony Noses to Strike Prey

Mosasaurs used their Bony Noses to Strike Prey

The youngest-ever specimen of Mosasaurs reveals that they resembled killer whales when it comes to prey. All the fans of the movie ‘Jurassic World’ could easily relate to Mosasaurs, an enormous marine reptile that lived more than 65 million years ago. Orcas offer the most suitable option to understand this massive creature following a number…

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NASA is Testing Tiny Satellites to Track Global Storms

NASA is Testing Tiny Satellites to Track Global Storms

RainCube could lead to some accurate forecasts by improving the weather models. Weather Forecasting predicts the conditions of the atmosphere for a given location and time by making use of science and technology. Although humans have been doing this since forever, the formal efforts in this domain began in the 19th century. Experts gather quantitative…

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Mysterious Particles from Antarctica might Change the Laws of Modern Physics

Mysterious Particles from Antarctica might Change the Laws of Modern Physics

Scientists may have found a Supersymmetric particle called Stau Sleptons emerging from the Antarctic soil. Antarctica is located in the Antarctic region of the Southern Hemisphere. The southernmost continent of our planet is quite unique in itself but a recent study suggests that an even more strange particle is coming out of it. In March…

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Quantum Jumps can now be measured

Quantum Jumps can now be measured

The duration of photoemission can be measured precisely following a series of new experiments at the Max Planck Institute for Quantum Optics. The term ‘Quantum Jump’ refers to a concept when quantum particles jump from one energy level to another. These jumps are tiny, indivisible, and instantaneous. Despite the fact that scientists watch them appear…

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Oldest-Known Aquatic Reptiles Might Have Spent Some Time on Land

Oldest-Known Aquatic Reptiles Might Have Spent Some Time on Land

The study of fossils of Older Mesosaurs reflects that the adult reptiles didn’t spend most of their time in the sea. The reptiles who secondarily adapt to an aquatic or semi-aquatic life in a marine environment are called Aquatic Reptiles. A lot of reptiles adapted to the sea-life during the Mesozoic era including Mesosaurs, the…

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A 73,000-year-old Painting found in South Africa

A 73,000-year-old Painting found in South Africa

A team of researchers found the first known drawing of the world but couldn’t determine its meaning. Drawings have always been a part of human nature. Archaeologists have found a lot of signs at the early human sites in Australia, France, and South Africa which shows the inclination of humanity towards drawing. Recently, researchers found…

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Scientists have discovered the Most Wear-Resistant Metal Alloy

Scientists have discovered the Most Wear-Resistant Metal Alloy

The amalgamation of a traditional combination of metals with the latest engineering produces a gem of a material. Science has already provided us with remarkable solutions in all fields of life yet scientists seem more charged than ever, these days, to make new inroads. The researchers of the Sandia National Laboratories, Nic Argibay and Michael…

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The Thickness of the New Reverse Osmosis Membranes can be altered

The Thickness of the New Reverse Osmosis Membranes can be altered

A new innovation in reverse osmosis membranes helps in obtaining a much cleaner water from the seawater. Water plays a crucial role in human survival as it accounts for nearly 70% of our body. The human body and its internal anatomy require water in order to function. Cells, organs, and tissues help our body to…

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A Massive Boost to Information Technologies is on its Way

A Massive Boost to Information Technologies is on its Way

Skyrmions could lead to some extraordinary innovations in the field of information technology in the coming years. The term ‘Information Technology’ refers to a concept where computers are used to store, retrieve, manipulate, and transmit information. It is an essential component of the enterprise community in today’s digital. The overwhelming domination of technology in each…

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Protons Greatly Influence the Properties of the Neutron Stars

Protons Greatly Influence the Properties of the Neutron Stars

The findings of CLAS Collaboration might alter the understanding of people about neutron stars. It is quite obvious from their name that neutron stars are comprised primarily of the neutral subatomic particles known as the neutrons. Due to this reason, it was assumed that most of the properties of the neutron stars are influenced by…

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Tiny Multi-functional Robots have got a New Shape

Tiny Multi-functional Robots have got a New Shape

Scientists have found a solution to make millimeter-scale robots multi-functional which will revolutionize the methods of microsurgery and endoscopy. Robotics is an interdisciplinary branch of engineering that generally includes Mechanical Engineering, Computer Science, and Electronics Engineering. In special cases, some other branches of science are also involved. It deals with all the phases of robot…

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An Artificial Neural Network Recognizes Objects at the Speed of Light

An Artificial Neural Network Recognizes Objects at the Speed of Light

Neural Networks and Deep Learning took object recognition to a whole new level. Artificial Intelligence is a revolutionary technology that has changed the field of robotics on its head. Training a machine to make an informed decision was not even imaginable before the emergence of this technology. The formation of Artificial Neural Networks (ANNs) is…

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Experiments show that Sound can be Produced from Light

Experiments show that Sound can be Produced from Light

A researching team at Washington University has figured out a way to use light waves for generating an acoustic wave. Science has unveiled a lot of secrets about the universe following massive advancements in technology and research. Numerous ideas that were considered fictional in the past are a part of our lives these days. These…

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A New Battery Outperforms All of its Previous Versions

A New Battery Outperforms All of its Previous Versions

The batteries produced from a modified Quinone will write a new chapter in storing green energy generated from renewable resources. Humanity needs to shift towards clean energy if we want to prolong the existence of our civilization. Scientists are working very hard, these days, to maximize the utilization of the known sources of clean energy…

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A New Circular Monument discovered in Ireland

A New Circular Monument discovered in Ireland

Local Historians of Ireland used a drone to reveal a pre-historic henge which depicts the importance of the tomb at the Newgrange for the prehistoric people. Ireland is a historic country with places like a 5000-year old passage tomb at Newgrange. Recent reports suggest that the researchers have found a 4th henge near this tomb…

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Dust Particles like the ones in Milky Way found in another Galaxy

Dust Particles like the ones in Milky Way found in another Galaxy

Humanity is set to know more about the historic dust composition of the universe following an extraordinary discovery by the researchers of Niels Bohr Institute. Researchers are exploring different parts of our universe in quest for extraterrestrial life and any similarity in this regard is considered a massive achievement. The Kepler Space Telescope of NASA…

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Scientists found signs of Life on a Moon of Saturn

Scientists found signs of Life on a Moon of Saturn

New findings of Enceladus strengthened the claims that it is the most suitable place for exploring extraterrestrial life. The existence of life beyond Earth has always been an extremely popular topic in the scientific community. Continuous efforts are being made since the mid-20th century in this regard but scientists have not enjoyed much of a…

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How can you make a Star Cluster?

How can you make a Star Cluster?

All the Star Clusters were created the same way with gravity, turbulence, and intense radiation pressure being the basic contributors. Star Clusters is a name given to the groups of stars. These clusters are spread widely in our universe and astronomers have found them in two different types. First one of them is Globular Clusters…

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Artificial Blubber is a Huge Blessing for Divers

Artificial Blubber is a Huge Blessing for Divers

Engineering Professors from MIT and George Mason University joined forces with the U.S. Navy to come up with a solution that will give divers more time underwater than what they get with their traditional wetsuits. Swimmers and divers wear Neoprene wetsuits which assist them in surviving underwater. In case of extreme places like ice-covered rivers,…

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Researchers have developed a Vaccine made from Spider Silk

Researchers have developed a Vaccine made from Spider Silk

Vaccines created from Spider Silk Biopolymers are extremely helpful in identifying and destroying cancerous cells. Cancer is a fatal disease which involves uncontrolled growth of abnormal body cells. These lumps of cells then spread to other parts of the body which leads to several complications. One of the reasons why a very small number of…

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Synthetic Tissues build themselves

Synthetic Tissues build themselves

Tissues will be able to repair themselves on their own following a recent development. It has been a long-lasting mystery that how a single fertilized egg transforms into different organs like eyes and brain. A recent research did help the scientists to untangle this a bit as a half-human half-chicken embryo was created in a…

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