Supercomputers shine new light on ocean turbulence

As an ocean wave laps up against a beach, it contains innumerable swirls and eddies. The seawater forms complex patterns at each level, from the waves that surfers catch to ripples too small and fast for the human eye to ...

Insights into early snake evolution through brain analysis

A recent study published in Science Advances sheds new light on the enigmatic early evolution of snakes by examining an unexpected source: their brains. The results emphasize the significance of studying both the soft parts ...

Tracking species range shifts in a changing climate

As our planet undergoes significant transformations due to climate change, habitats are being altered, appearing, disappearing, or changing in quality. Understanding the impact of these changes on the geographic distributions ...

Help discover the sounds of space played by NASA's HARP

Earth's magnetic environment is filled with a symphony of sound that we cannot hear. All around our planet, ultralow-frequency waves compose a cacophonous operetta portraying the dramatic relationship between Earth and the ...

Why multilingualism is a 'superpower'

Viorica Marian knows the power of multilingualism firsthand. She grew up bilingual in Moldova—a small country nestled between Ukraine and Romania that was formerly a part of the Soviet Union—speaking Romanian at home ...

Distortion-free structured light

An exciting prospect in modern optics is to exploit patterns of light—how the light looks in its many degrees of freedom—often referred to as "structured light." Each distinct pattern could form an encoding alphabet for ...

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