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Chile to install world's largest astronomy camera on the edge of Atacama desert

The Rubin Observatory is a complex, integrated system consisting of an eight-meter wide-field ground-based telescope, the camera, and an automated data processing system.

By REUTERS
05/06/2024

Asteroid twice the size of the Western Wall to pass Earth on Jerusalem Day - NASA

The asteroid was originally going to be measured with the Beit Hamikdash, aka the ancient First and Second Temples of Jerusalem, per the birthday wishes of the writer's father (happy birthday, dad!).

04/06/2024

Leading Cancer institute Dana-Farber to partner with OncoHost for groundbreaking cancer study

Pioneering Kidney Cancer Study Seeks to Improve Treatment Outcomes through Precision Medicine

Study analyzes how AI affects children's' creativity

"The question with AI is how do you support kids and give them knowledge of their individual creative processes?" asked Doctoral student Michele Newman who worked on the project.

New HU study challenges Kurt Lewin's theory of motivational conflict resolution

Lewin, the Prussian-born, Jewish-American psychologist who was regarded as one of the modern pioneers of social organizational, was the 18th most-cited psychologist of the 20th century. 

Scientists explain missing black holes, dark matter with new model

Japanese researchers have proposed a new model for the formation of primordial black holes that could help explain the mysteries of dark matter and the early universe.

30/05/2024
 An asteroid is seen orbiting near Earth in this 3D illustration.

Asteroid the size of 54 Donald Trumps to pass Earth Friday - NASA

Asteroid 2008 XH is estimated to be around 102.5 meters in diameter. That makes it around 54 times the size of former US president Donald Trump.

29/05/2024

Chinese, Ukrainian scientists develop new asteroid imaging technique

Near-Earth asteroids (NEAs) tend to move very fast, which makes it hard to take precise images of them with telescopes. Researchers from China and Ukraine got around this with time delay integration.

29/05/2024

Increase in accommodations among students impacts achievement levels

The researchers propose two steps to address the situation – transitioning to digital exams, which could make most accommodations accessible to all pupils, and eliminating time limits on tests.

Why do we help others? New study reveals part of brain responsible for altruism

According to the new paper, our selflessness and willingness to do good deeds is governed by a specific region in the brain.

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