Tuesday, August 11, 2020
Climate change warming: Two Canadian ice caps have completely disappeared

Climate change warming: Two Canadian ice caps have completely disappeared

NASA satellite images have revealed TWO polar ice caps have disappeared in just three years, providing a stark reminder of the dangers of global...
Study: Anglerfish fuse bodies with partners while mating

Study: Anglerfish fuse bodies with partners while mating

Deep-sea anglerfishes employ an incredible reproductive strategy. Tiny dwarfed males become permanently attached to relatively gigantic females, fuse their tissues and then establish a...
Space butterfly captured by ESO telescope (Photo)

Space butterfly captured by ESO telescope (Photo)

Resembling a butterfly with its symmetrical structure, beautiful colours, and intricate patterns, this striking bubble of gas — known as NGC 2899 — appears...
NASA launches Mars Perseverance rover, Report

NASA launches Mars Perseverance rover, Report

NASA's Mars 2020 Perseverance rover mission is on its way to the Red Planet to search for signs of ancient life and collect samples...
Report: Oldest surviving light reveals the universe's true age

Report: Oldest surviving light reveals the universe’s true age

Using known distances of 50 galaxies from Earth to refine calculations in Hubble's constant, a research team led by a University of Oregon astronomer...
Sharks 'Functionally Extinct' At 20 percent Of World's Coral Reefs (Study)

Sharks ‘Functionally Extinct’ At 20 percent Of World’s Coral Reefs (Study)

A massive global study of the world's reefs has found sharks are 'functionally extinct' on nearly one in five of the reefs surveyed. Professor Colin...
Study: Breakthrough method for predicting solar storms

Study: Breakthrough method for predicting solar storms

Extensive power outages and satellite blackouts that affect air travel and the internet are some of the potential consequences of massive solar storms. These...
First imaging and spectral research on a solar fan-spine

First imaging and spectral research on a solar fan-spine

Fan-spine magnetic topology is favorable for the occurrence of solar flares through null-pointreconnection. Using the high-resolution imaging and spectral observations from the New Vacuum...
Phelix beamline to be soon opened at the JU synchrotron

Phelix beamline to be soon opened at the JU synchrotron

In late July 2020 the last components of the Phelix end station were delivered to the SOLARIS Synchrotron Radiation Centre in Kraków. The delivery...
Freshwater sponges provide insight into human health and evolution

Freshwater sponges provide insight into human health and evolution

Scientists have completed the first chromosomal-level genome sequence for a freshwater sponge. The research provides invaluable insight into the evolution of the 600 to...

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