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Surprise solar storm leaves stunning glowing lights in the sky that have scientists baffled

Late on the night of August 7, a surprise solar storm slammed into the Earth’s magnetic field. The clash of the storm against our planet’s outer shield resulted in the appearance of a baffling aurora-like phenomenon known as STEVE, which is short.....»»

Category: gadgetSource:  bgrAug 14th, 2022

Three scientists share Nobel Prize in Physics for work in quantum mechanics

Three scientists jointly won this year's Nobel Prize in physics on Tuesday for their work on quantum information science that has significant applications, for example in the field of encryption......»»

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Giant impact could have formed the Moon more rapidly, scientists reveal in new simulations

Scientists from Durham University's Institute for Computational Cosmology used the most detailed supercomputer simulations yet to reveal an alternative explanation for the Moon's origin, with a giant impact immediately placing a Moon-like body into o.....»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated News60 min. ago

Chile"s distant paradise where scientists study climate change

Hidden inside pristine forests in Chile's deep south, known as the end of the world, lie potential early warning signs of climate change......»»

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MS Exchange zero-days: The calm before the storm?

CVE-2022-41040 and CVE-2022-41082, the two exploited MS Exchange zero-days that still have no official fix, have been added to CISA’s Known Exploited Vulnerabilities (KEV) Catalog. But mitigating the risk of exploitation until patches are ready.....»»

Category: securitySource:  netsecurityRelated News10 hr. 31 min. ago

Reducing molten salt"s corrosive effect

Oak Ridge National Laboratory scientists recently demonstrated a low-temperature, safe route to purifying molten chloride salts that minimizes their ability to corrode metals. This method could make the salts useful for storing energy generated from.....»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated News16 hr. 59 min. ago

Study links changes in length of day with climate prediction

Scientists have made a key breakthrough in the quest to accurately predict fluctuations in the rotation of the Earth and so the length of the day—potentially opening up new predictions for the effects of climate change......»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated News16 hr. 59 min. ago

Scientists discover dual-function messenger RNA

For the very first time, a study led by Julian Chen and his group in Arizona State University's School of Molecular Sciences and the Biodesign Institute's Center for the Mechanism of Evolution, has discovered an unprecedented pathway producing telome.....»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated News16 hr. 59 min. ago

Newly discovered sexual reproduction process furthers understanding of plant and algae evolution

Scientists have discovered a sexual reproduction process in microalgae that helps them better understand algae and plant evolution. Their discovery could lead to new industrial applications for microalgae, ranging from wastewater treatment to product.....»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated News16 hr. 59 min. ago

The fountain of life: Water droplets hold the secret ingredient for building life

Purdue University chemists have uncovered a mechanism for peptide-forming reactions to occur in water—something that has puzzled scientists for decades......»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated News16 hr. 59 min. ago

Image: Sun releases strong solar flare

The sun emitted a strong solar flare that peaked at 4:25 p.m. EDT on Oct. 2, 2022. NASA's Solar Dynamics Observatory, which watches the sun constantly, captured an image of the event......»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated News16 hr. 59 min. ago

Hurricanes are producing more rain than before, study finds

Hurricanes have become prolific at producing damaging winds and storm surge. FIU research shows they have also grown to become prolific at making more rain......»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated News16 hr. 59 min. ago

Nobel season is here: 5 things to know about the prizes

The beginning of October means Nobel Prize season. Six days, six prizes, new faces from around the globe added to the world's most elite roster of scientists, writers, economists and human rights leaders......»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated NewsOct 2nd, 2022

Fish fossil catch from China includes oldest teeth ever

A big catch of fish fossils in southern China includes the oldest teeth ever found—and may help scientists learn how our aquatic ancestors got their bite......»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated NewsOct 1st, 2022

Discovery of new microscopic species expands the tree of life

Scientists have discovered several very rare species of microorganisms, some of which have never been seen before and others which have escaped the curious eyes of scientists for over a hundred years......»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated NewsOct 1st, 2022

The Eufy Edge Security System offers better recognition chops and solar-powered cameras

The Eufy Edge Security System includes the new HomeBase 3, which features improved recognition skills and the eufyCam 3 with built-in solar charging......»»

Category: topSource:  digitaltrendsRelated NewsOct 1st, 2022

Study shows behavioral, physiological changes in ants disturbed by development, urban sprawl

Research by Texas A&M AgriLife Research scientists in the Texas A&M Department of Entomology showed a common ant species undergoes physiological and behavioral changes in unnatural settings......»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated NewsSep 30th, 2022

The night is full of animal life, but scientists know very little about it

Human disturbance is rapidly changing the nature of the nocturnal world. Intensive farming, suburban spread, artificially lit cities, and continuously busy road systems mean daytime species are becoming increasingly active throughout the night. Ecolo.....»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated NewsSep 30th, 2022

Scientists sequence the world"s largest pangenome to help unlock genetic mysteries behind finer silk

BGI Genomics, in collaboration with Southwest University, the State Key Laboratory of Silkworm Genome Biology, and other partners, has constructed a high-resolution pangenome dataset representing almost the entire genomic content in a silkworm......»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated NewsSep 30th, 2022

Scientists explore lamprey"s ability to adapt and survive

The ability to regulate salt and water balance is a significant challenge for animals living in freshwater habitats worldwide. In a study published in the Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences, scientists studied lamprey, an ancient group o.....»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated NewsSep 30th, 2022

Researchers fabricate miniaturized bionic ocean-battery

The researchers from the Institute of Microbiology of the Chinese Academy of Sciences have developed a miniaturized bionic ocean-battery, a bio-solar cell that converts light into electricity, by mimicking the basic ecological structure of marine mic.....»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated NewsSep 30th, 2022