Marine animals inspire new approaches to structural topology optimization

IMAGE: Glaucio Paulino and Emily Sanders, Georgia Institute of Technology scientists, are co-authors on the paper. view more  Credit: Candler Hobbs, Georgia Tech A mollusk and shrimp are 2 not... Read more »

[Xpost from /r/gifs] Some geostationary satellites photographed last night

[Xpost from /r/gifs] Some geostationary satellites photographed last night Read more »

Researchers identify five double star systems potentially suitable for life

Almost half a century ago the developers of Star Wars envisioned a life-sustaining world, Tatooine, orbiting a set of stars. Now, 44 years later on, researchers have actually discovered... Read more »

From the distance of Saturn

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New research reveals secret to Jupiter’s curious aurora activity

Auroral shows continue to intrigue researchers, whether the intense lights shine over Earth or over another world. The lights hold hints to the makeup of a world’s electromagnetic field... Read more »

The Lensing Effect Black Holes Have on Light

The Lensing Effect Black Holes Have on Light Read more »

There’s a lot of junk floating around in space — Space debris (1961-2013)

There’s a lot of junk floating around in space — Space debris (1961-2013) Read more »

New study ties solar variability to the onset of decadal La Nina events

A new study reveals a connection in between the end of solar cycles and a switch from El Nino to La Nina conditions in the Pacific Ocean, recommending that... Read more »

Perfectly captured booster seperation

Perfectly captured booster seperation Read more »

New study sews doubt about the composition of 70 percent of our universe

Until now, scientists have actually thought that dark energy represented almost 70 percent of the ever-accelerating, broadening universe. For several years, this system has actually been related to the... Read more »