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High-tech scanning peeks inside sealed Renaissance letters: NPR

Computer generated expandable sequence of sealed letter DB-1538. A new study describes how “virtual deployment” is used to read the contents of sealed 17th-century written packages without physically opening them. Unlock the history research group hide caption switch the caption Unlock the history research group Computer generated expandable sequence of sealed letter DB-1538. A new study describes how “virtual deployment” …

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NASA’s James Webb Space Telescope Completes Final Functional Tests to Prepare for Launch

Following the completion of the latest tests of the James Webb Space Telescope, engineering teams have confirmed that the observatory will survive both mechanically and electronically the rigors predicted during launch. Credit: NASA / Chris Gunn February marked significant progress for NASA’s James Webb Space Telescope, which completed its latest performance tests at Northrop Grumman in Redondo Beach, California. The …

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Ocean currents are slowing due to climate change

Well, a new study reveals that major ocean currents on Earth are slowing down, and while the effects will not be as immediate or dramatic as in Hollywood fiction, there are real impacts on global weather patterns and sea levels. “It has been predicted, for decades, that this circulation will weaken in response to global warming. And now we have …

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Apple’s iMac G3 processor powers NASA’s Perseverance rover

When NASA’s Insistence hit the surface of Mars on February 18, it did so using the same processor that powered the 1998 iMac G3. You know, the color and bulb all-in-one desktop that saved Apple’s business and helped him become the company he is today. According to A new scientist (via Gizmodo), NASA’s latest rover has an offshoot of the …

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Rare Australian bees have been rediscovered nearly a century later

An extremely rare species of bee that has not been seen for nearly a century and is thought to be extinct has been rediscovered by a lone researcher in Australia. This rare “masked” bee known as Pharohylaeus lactiferus, was born in Australia and is the only species in the genus Farohilei. It is similar in size to the invasive European …

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Scientists confirm the existence of space hurricanes for the first time in the Earth’s atmosphere

Scientists have confirmed the existence of a space hurricane that whirled high above the North Pole, the Daily Mail reported. Scientists have for the first time seen a phenomenon that they believe is around all the planets. The research team, led by Shandong University in China, announced the announcement after analyzing a swirling plasma mass, 621 miles wide, seen hundreds …

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Intensified study of the Little Feet fossil sheds light on human origins

Sophisticated scanning technology reveals intriguing secrets about Little Foot, the remarkable fossil of an early ancestor of man who inhabited South Africa 3.67 million years ago at a critical juncture in our evolutionary history. On Tuesday, scientists said they had explored key parts of an almost complete and well-preserved fossil at Britain’s national Diamond Light Source synchrotron facility. The scan …

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