We are determined to determine if the “truth is there”. If we just had all the pieces, they could fit together and form the bridge for a better understanding.
The team will collect evidence and analyze data from unexplained events in the sky from a scientific perspective to determine if they are natural or require another explanation. The nine-month study will begin in the fall and the results will be shared with the public.
“I have spent most of my career as a cosmologist,” said astrophysicist David Spiergel, who will lead the team. I can tell you that we don’t know what makes up 95% of the universe.”
To help you out, here are some other unusual things we learned this week.
around the universe
Mysterious radio bursts have always baffled astronomers because they don’t understand what causes the bright millisecond flashes in space.
The celestial body continuously released weaker radio waves between repeated bursts. There is only another fast radio burst known to do so, leading astronomers to question whether there is more than one type of such unexplained phenomenon.
It is a living thing.
For the first time ever, scientists have learned how to grow human-like skin with a robotic finger.
According to the researchers, this hack is another step towards making robots look like living things.
Researchers are interested in adding a vascular system that can help the skin maintain itself, nails grow, and even sweat. Having human hands may one day allow robots to help us with a dizzying array of tasks.
Meet Fernando. She’s so important in the Galapagos, and we don’t blame you if you sing a version of ABBA’s “Fernando” in her honor.
The only surviving baby turtle was found on Fernandina Island in the Galapagos archipelago in 2019. Its discovery shocked scientists because they believed the Fernandina tortoise had become extinct, especially given the island’s highly active volcano.
A new genetic study has revealed that Fernanda is indeed a native species to her island, particularly when compared to DNA from a male turtle sample taken from the island in 1906.
Creativity helicopter fights misty winter shadow on Mars.
The bones of an animal that lived 125 million years ago probably belonged to a newly discovered species instead. But scientists need more information to make a decision.
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