Category: Hard Science

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Hyperlensing Allows Us to See Viruses in Natural Nanoscopic Environment

Hyperlensing Allows Us to See Viruses in Natural Nanoscopic Environment

In Brief Researchers from Vanderbilt University and other contributing schools have developed a lens ca ...
Harvard Scientists Made a Material That Creates Completely New States of Light

Harvard Scientists Made a Material That Creates Completely New States of Light

Light is ubiquitous and vital, but also incredibly strange – and it’s possible we’ll never exhaust the opportunities to ...
It is Impossible to Predict How Humans Will Evolve

It is Impossible to Predict How Humans Will Evolve

We all know what Neanderthals looked like: the beetling brow ridges, thick nose, long skull, massive bone structure – an ...
A New Discovery May Allow Us to Finally Make an Invisibility Cloak

A New Discovery May Allow Us to Finally Make an Invisibility Cloak

The microparticles that leafhopper insects sweat out not only repel water from their wings, but also alter wavelengths o ...
We Still Can’t Identify the “Mysterious Substance” That’s a Vast Majority of the Cosmos

We Still Can’t Identify the “Mysterious Substance” That’s a Vast Majority of the Cosmos

The past few decades have ushered in an amazing era in the science of cosmology. A diverse array of high-precision measu ...
We May Finally Understand How Alien Life Could Survive on Saturn’s Moon

We May Finally Understand How Alien Life Could Survive on Saturn’s Moon

In Brief Observations from the Cassini mission to Saturn has allowed researchers to better understand h ...
A New Telescope Allowed Astronomers to Spot One of the Oldest Galaxies in the Universe

A New Telescope Allowed Astronomers to Spot One of the Oldest Galaxies in the Universe

In Brief Astronomers using the Large Millimeter Telescope in Mexico detected a galaxy from 12.8 billion years ago. This means t ...
Scientists Complete the First International Test of Our Ability to Track Dangerous Asteroids

Scientists Complete the First International Test of Our Ability to Track Dangerous Asteroids

In Brief A team of astronomers completed the first international exercise testing our ability to track dangerous asteroids. Sci ...
Scientific Evidence Suggests That Human Cities Are Spawning New Species

Scientific Evidence Suggests That Human Cities Are Spawning New Species

In Brief The creatures that inhabit urban spaces with us are apparently evolving. A recent study suggests that new species of i ...
A Radical Sensory Tool is Transforming the Lives of Children with Autism

A Radical Sensory Tool is Transforming the Lives of Children with Autism

Too Bright, Too Loud When my little brother was born in 1993, I don’t think my parents were the only ones who didn’t kno ...
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