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Antarctic rescue: how we expressed our heartfelt thanks

We're on the move again. It felt a little strange after 10 days of being stuck in the pack ice. All the familiar sensations from a month ago have come back one by one – the insistent hum of the ship's engine, the rocking from side to side, being surrounded by an endless expanse of rolling water. …

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How Astronauts Put on Their Space Suits

In this video, Norman Chan and Will Smith of Tested learn about the full process of how astronauts put on their space suits — adult diapers and all — …

Space

Classic Posters of Iconic Movie Cars

<i>Cars And Films</i> is a series of prints paying homage to some great films and the iconic vehicles used in them by graphic and web designer Jess Prudencio. Based out of Seville, Spain, Prudencio embarked on this passion project with a simple, clean perspective. While most illustrators focus on the …

Fusion energy dreams smash into hard economic realities

The old joke about nuclear fusion is that it's the "energy source of the future, and always will be" – but budgetary realities have raised new questions about just how much of a future fusion power has.<p>A campaign to get to the long-sought break-even point in a fusion reactor fell short last year at …

Physics

Astronomers spy on galaxies in the raw

A CSIRO radio telescope has detected the raw material for making the first stars in galaxies that formed when the Universe was just three billion …

Einstein's Gravity Theory Passes Toughest Test Yet

An extreme pair of superdense stars orbiting each other has put Einstein's general theory of relativity to its toughest test yet, and the …

Physics

It's getting hot in here: Earth's core is 1,000 degrees warmer than experts thought

The Earth's inner core is hotter than experts previously suspected — by a whopping 1,000 degrees. In fact, new research suggests, the center of our planet might be around the same temperature as the sun.<p>In a study published in <i>Science</i>, a team out of the French research agency CEA simulated the …

Scientists' hope for HIV cure

Researchers are working on "novel strategies" to find a cure for HIV, with the first results expected “within months”.<p>Danish scientists are hoping for results that will show that “finding a mass-distributable and affordable cure to HIV is possible”.<p>They are conducting a clinical trial to test a …

World's oldest and stickiest lab study ready for drop of excitement

In terms of output, Queensland University's pitch drop study – the world's oldest laboratory experiment – has been stunningly low. Only eight drops …