SCIENCE

Scientists have found signs of the gravitational background of the Universe

Scientists have found signs of the gravitational background of the Universe

Scientists from the U.S. and Canada reported that they were able to detect signs of permanent gravitational radiation, which passes through the universe and distorts the fabric of space-time. The findings were published in The Astrophysical Journal Letters. In 2017, scientists conducting an experiment called the Laser Interferometer Gravitational-Wave Observatory (LIGO), won the Nobel Prize in physics for the first-ever ...

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Scientists have developed a “smart gel” for camouflage

Scientists have developed a "smart gel" for camouflage

People of science often make discoveries simply by looking more closely at the natural world. It seems that nature harbors many discoveries that can bring fame and success to inquiring minds and new achievements and opportunities to humankind. Researchers from American Rutgers University have noticed what allows marine animals (cuttlefish, octopus, and squid) to change their skin color depending on ...

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Scientists warned of risk of brain dysfunction in COVID-19 patients

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Researchers from Vanderbilt Research University, together with Spanish medics, found that COVID-19 patients in the intensive care unit suffered from brain dysfunction more often than patients with other respiratory diseases. This was reported by EurekAlert! Brain dysfunction affects thousands of patients around the world who are treated in hospitals. It can manifest itself in different ways, from disorientation and inability ...

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The last of the creators of the first Soviet atomic bomb has passed away

The last of the creators of the first Soviet atomic bomb has passed away

January 9 the oldest member of the Russian Academy of Sciences (RAS), the last of the participants in the development of the first Soviet atomic bomb, theoretical physicist Isaak Khalatnikov died at 102nd year of life. This is reported by the portal “Scientific Russia”. It is known that the academician passed away in Chernogolovka near Moscow, where the Landau Institute ...

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Scientists have found possible “portals” to remote regions of the universe

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Some supermassive black holes in the center of galaxies may be “portals” to distant regions of the universe. This conclusion was reached by Russian scientists, whose study was published in the journal Monthly Notices of the Royal Society. According to experts, the spacecraft theoretically may pass through such “portals” or “wormholes,” but the high radiation level in them will not ...

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A huge ozone hole closed over Antarctica

A huge ozone hole closed over Antarctica

The ozone hole over Antarctica, which reached enormous proportions in autumn 2020, closed at the end of December, said Claire Nullis, spokesman for the World Meteorological Organization (WMO). Nullis explained that this ozone hole was one of the largest and deepest, and also closed later than usual. It grew rapidly from mid-August 2020 and reached a peak size of 24.8 ...

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