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Some of the world’s most ancient art could be protected with a new app designed by Newcastle University heritage and software experts. GPS locates the site of the rock art, and users then log its condition. It registers the state of the motifs and any potential threats – such as damage from being driven over or livestock.
Researchers have hypothesized that the universe contains “dark matter.” They have also posited the existence of “dark energy.” These two hypotheses account for the movement of stars in galaxies and for the accelerating expansion of the universe. But according to a researcher at UNIGE, these concepts may be no longer valid, as universal phenomena can be demonstrated without them.
In October 2017, Japan’s Selenological and Engineering Explorer probe discovered a massive underground cave on the Moon. The space, which is 100 meters (328 feet) wide and 50 kilometers (31 miles) long, is being touted as a potential location for a lunar station.
The next generation of the Sloan Digital Sky Survey (SDSS-V), directed by Juna Kollmeier of the Carnegie Institution for Science, will move forward with mapping the entire sky following a $16 million grant from the Alfred P. Sloan Foundation.
Astronomers have sent a radio message to a neighbouring star system – one of the closest known to contain a potentially habitable planet – and it’s nearby enough that we could receive a reply in less than 25 years.
The ancient art of origami has inspired designs for numerous pieces of hardware on NASA missions, allowing scientists to pack more technology into smaller space-bound packages.
A rare mutation found in an Amish population in Indiana may shed new light on how to fight back against aging, researchers have found.
US regulators are allowing doctors use the first intuitive medicine, which knows whether or not it has been taken. The “trackable” pill can talk to doctors and tell them whether their patients have taken the drugs they need.
Thanks to a new study by a team of researchers from the Lomonosov Moscow State University (LMSU), we may now be able to place constraints on what kinds of conditions microorganisms can withstand.
Researchers have intentionally genetically modified a common beetle to develop a third functional eye, right in the middle of its forehead.
An Ancient Egyptian tomb has been resurrected using a 3D printer – 2,000 miles away in Switzerland. The eventual aim of the five-year project is to install the facsimile on a site close to the original, near Luxor.
Archaeologists recently found three 2,000-year-old luxury baths in northwest China’s city of Xi’an, the local heritage department said Monday.
There are a few controversial claims floating around that the Americas were reached by oversea cultures before Columbus made his well-known visit to the “New World” in 1492.
Until now, it was assumed that the ink used for writing was primarily carbon-based at least until the fourth and fifth centuries AD.
Using the latest imaging technology, researchers have “brought to life” a little girl who was mummified in Ancient Egypt over 2,000 years ago.