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Astronomers measured the distance to an ancient galaxy

The farthest galaxy in the universe.

Scientists measured density of liquid iron under conditions similar to those at Earth’s outer core

After traveling through the mantle, you reach Earth’s core. The core is made mostly of the metals iron and nickel. It consists of two...

How did life begin?

The origin of life (abiogenesis) is still a great mystery in science. Regardless of all we know from science and physics, the specific insights...

Predicting the dynamics of glassy materials

Structural order parameter characterising local packing capability can well describe the glassy dynamics of glass.

New technology will reveal in-depth structures of molecules

A laser, a crystal, and molecular structures.

Could the heat of the Earth’s crust become the ultimate energy source?

Scientists at Tokyo Institute of Technology and Sanoh Industrial developed a very stable battery cell that can directly convert heat into electricity, thus finally providing a way for exploiting geothermal energy in a sustainable way.

Fast vs slow water: explaining the fragile-to-strong transition

A Japanese research group driven by The University of Tokyo examined the fragile-to-strong transition of water. Not at all like most fluids, when water...

Little star sheds light on young planets

In early 2017, graduate student Yuki Okoda received a complex data on a nearby star from her Professor Yoko Oya, through which she could begin her Ph.D. Little did...

The Most Advanced Humanoid Robot yet

A group of analysts at the University of Tokyo has made what has all the earmarks of being the most advanced humanoid robot yet—really...

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