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New Magnetic Nanomaterial Developed for Counterfeit Money Prevention

  By National University of Science and Technology MISIS June 8, 2021 An international research team led by NUST MISIS has developed a new iron-cobalt-nickel nanocomposite with tunable magnetic properties. The nanocomposite could be used to protect money and securities…

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Signals received from the ‘cosmic dawn’ nearly 14 billion years ago

A long time ago, in a galaxy far, far away… For the first time, astronomers have detected a signal from stars emerging in the early universe some 14 billion years ago. They may also have detected mysterious “dark matter” at…

The Astonishing Simplicity of Everything

On Oct. 7, 2015, Perimeter Institute Director Neil Turok opened the 2015/16 season of the PI Public Lecture Series with a talk about the remarkable simplicity that underlies nature. Turok discussed how this simplicity at the largest and tiniest scales…

NASA’s Parker Solar Probe Discovers Radio Signal in Venus’ Atmosphere

During a brief swing by Venus, NASA’s Parker Solar Probe detected a natural radio signal that revealed the spacecraft had flown through the planet’s upper atmosphere. This was the first direct measurement of the Venusian atmosphere in nearly 30 years…

Greenland Could Lose Ice Faster Than Any Century Since The Last Ice Age Ended

Greenland Could Lose Ice Faster Than Any Century Since The Last Ice Age Ended A new estimate using sheet modeling finds that Greenland’s rate of ice loss this century could outpace that of any century over the past 12,000 years, when…

Mars landing 2021: How far away is Mars?

There are three missions to Mars happening in 2021. The United Arab Emirate’s Hope satellite has entered the planet’s orbit while Nasa’s Mars Perseverance has landed on the surface. China’s Tianwen-1 is due to land a rover on the red…