Space Exploration Jul 12, 2019

Maintaining large-scale satellite constellations using logistics approach

Today, large-scale communication satellite constellations, also known as megaconstellations, have been more and more popular. OneWeb launched the first batch of satellites of an initial 650-satellite constellation in February ...

Quantum Physics Jul 12, 2019

Strange warping geometry helps to push scientific boundaries

Atomic interactions in everyday solids and liquids are so complex that some of these materials' properties continue to elude physicists' understanding. Solving the problems mathematically is beyond the capabilities of modern ...

Astronomy Jul 10, 2019

Holes in the Universe sharpen cosmic measurements

Regions of the Universe containing very few or no galaxies—known as voids—can help measure cosmic expansion with much greater precision than before, according to new research.

Space Exploration Jul 12, 2019

Low-cost Moon mission puts India among lunar pioneers

India will step up the international space race on Monday when it launches a low-cost mission to become only the fourth country to land a probe on the Moon.

Education Jul 12, 2019

Genetics-inspired approach could improve classroom analysis

To understand the disparity between the fields of education research and genomics, just consider how each might define the word "coding."

Archaeology & Fossils Jul 12, 2019

Mini-model of Stonehenge reveals how voices would have carried in original ancient monument

A team of researchers at the University of Salford in the U.K. has revealed how voices would have sounded 4,000 years ago inside of the Stonehenge monument. The group made a recording of their efforts and posted the results ...

Cell & Microbiology Jul 12, 2019

Research team finds new adaptive trick used by Staphylococcus bacteria

In recently published research into the regulatory mechanisms of a disease bacterium often found in the human body, Ohio University Heritage College of Osteopathic Medicine Associate Professor of Bacteriology Erin Murphy, ...

Environment Jul 10, 2019

Dramatic warming projected in world's major cities by 2050

By the year 2050, London's climate will resemble Madrid's today; Paris will be more like Canberra; Stockholm like Budapest and Moscow like Sofia, according to a new analysis published Wednesday that relied on optimistic projections.

Nanomaterials Jul 11, 2019

Will your future computer be made using bacteria?

In order to create new and more efficient computers, medical devices, and other advanced technologies, researchers are turning to nanomaterials: materials manipulated on the scale of atoms or molecules that exhibit unique ...

Plants & Animals Jul 11, 2019

Insects feel chronic pain after injury

Associate Professor Greg Neely and his team of pain researchers in the Charles Perkins Centre have found compelling evidence that insects feel persistent pain after injury.

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