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Hail Hydra! It Seems That Even Brainless Animals Need Sleep

Hail Hydra! It Seems That Even Brainless Animals Need Sleep

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This Snake Can Climb Trees Using A Strange New Technique

This Snake Can Climb Trees Using A Strange New Technique

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Biggest, Youngest Black Hole Ever Shocks Astronomers

Biggest, Youngest Black Hole Ever Shocks Astronomers

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The farther away we look, the closer in time we travel back towards the Big Bang. The latest ... [+] record-holder for quasars comes from a time when the Universe was just 670 million years old, revealing a black hole of 1.6 billion solar masses. These ultra-distant cosmological probes show us a Universe that contains…
Dark Matter In Our Own Backyard Revealed By Nature’s Perfect Clocks

Dark Matter In Our Own Backyard Revealed By Nature’s Perfect Clocks

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An illustration of the 14 pairs of binary pulsars used to measure our galactic acceleration. In a ... [+] new study just published here in early 2021, the orbital periods and changes in the orbital periods of these pulsars were used to directly measure our galactic acceleration, the first time such a measurement was directly…
The Great Orion Nebula Is Even Greater Than You Know

The Great Orion Nebula Is Even Greater Than You Know

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Ask Ethan: Is Light Fundamentally A Wave Or A Particle?

Ask Ethan: Is Light Fundamentally A Wave Or A Particle?

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Light is well known to exhibit both wave-like and particle-like properties, as imaged here in this ... [+] 2015 photograph. What's less well appreciated is that matter particles also exhibit those wave-like properties. Even something as massive as a human being should have wave properties as well, although measuring them will be difficult. Fabrizio Carbone/EPFL…
Why Does The Spinning Earth Speed Up If The Tides Are Slowing Us Down?

Why Does The Spinning Earth Speed Up If The Tides Are...

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The Earth in orbit around the Sun, with its rotational axis shown. Earth's axial tilt does not ... [+] change appreciably in direction or magnitude over the course of a day or even a year, which is why the pole star (or proximity of stars to the pole) doesn't change even as the hours and…
Is The Universe Actually A Fractal?

Is The Universe Actually A Fractal?

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This image shows a slice of the matter distribution in the Universe as simulated by the GiggleZ ... [+] complement to the WiggleZ survey. There are many cosmic structures that seem to repeat on progressively smaller scales, but does that mean the Universe is truly a fractal? Greg Poole, Centre for Astrophysics and Supercomputing, Swinburne…
How Is The Universe Accelerating If The Expansion Rate Is Dropping?

How Is The Universe Accelerating If The Expansion Rate Is Dropping?

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There is a large suite of scientific evidence that supports the picture of the expanding Universe ... [+] and the Big Bang, complete with dark energy. The distant galaxies are moving away from us faster today than they were 6 billion years ago, but the expansion rate itself continues to drop. NASA / GSFC If…
There Are No Green Stars, But ‘Green Galaxies’ Are Real

There Are No Green Stars, But ‘Green Galaxies’ Are Real

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