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Comet Atlas can be seen with the naked eye

Recently discovered comet, known asC / 2019 Y4 or just ATLAS, is approaching our Sun and is rapidly increasing in brightness. An unusual celestial object was first discovered on December 28, 2019 using a robotic astronomical survey system located in Hawaii. At the time of its discovery, the Atlas was located at a distance of several hundred million kilometers from the Sun.Continue Reading


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Squids can edit their own genes

Squid, which many of us like to eatfood, may prove even more unusual than previously thought. As it turned out, these creatures from the order of ten-armed cephalopods have an incredible ability to genetic editing. By setting up their own RNA, organisms have learned to act on their nervous system while surviving in nature. Can this discovery help with the developmentContinue Reading


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How to become a NASA astronaut to fly to the moon and Mars?

A large number of space expeditions,planned for the Moon and Mars, requires new volunteers who are not afraid of long space flights and whose health status will allow them to overcome millions of kilometers even when in a state of weightlessness. The search for astronauts takes place against the background of the organization of the Artemis program, which involves sending a man and woman to the moon. According to NASA experts, a detailedContinue Reading


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Cellular Aging Reversed

Throughout its history, humanitylooking for the secret of eternal youth. But only scientists from Stanford University, perhaps, managed to get one step closer to what they wanted. Recently, a team of researchers reported that they were able to rejuvenate human cells using the mechanism used to create stem cells. The results showed that a method designed to reverse DNA copying errors and returnContinue Reading


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There may be life on Mercury

The planet closest to the Sun, Mercury, may besuitable for life. Such an unexpected conclusion was made by specialists from the Institute of Planetary Science, who believe that in this tiny world there is everything necessary for the appearance of microorganisms. At the same time, although the planet is rich in its practically inexhaustible energy reserves, the probability of life on it was considered absurd for a long time. ButContinue Reading


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New exoskeleton can run 7 times faster than usual

The ability to run fast can come in handy in the mostin different areas: it doesn’t matter whether you are engaged in professional sports or just want to get to the shelving with buckwheat in the store faster, ahead of all your competitors. And for those, and for others, specialists from the University of Vanderbilt in the United States came up with a new unique device that allows you to run at a speed inContinue Reading


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Discovered a planet on which it rains from liquid iron

Recently astronomers of the University of Geneva withUsing the telescope of the European Southern Observatory in Chile, a somewhat unusual planet was discovered. This is a cloudy world whose atmosphere is so rich in iron that it rains from the sky. The exoplanet was named Wasp-76b and, according to an official press release, it has such bizarre temperatures and chemistry that super-hot days evaporate iron into the atmosphere of the planet. At night itContinue Reading


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Quarantine 2020: How long will we stay at home?

To stop the spread of CoVID-19 duringmany countries around the world are taking various measures. They range from the prohibition of mass events, the closure of entertainment centers, bars and restaurants, to the closure of schools and, in some places, completely self-isolation - when people are forced to stay out of the house for a long time. The situation is aggravated by a sense of uncertainty - today no one knows when the pandemic will endContinue Reading