Archivo: Science Alert
Astronomers Pinpoint The Mysterious ‘Engine’ of a Super-Powerful Intergalactic Light
A bright infrared light blazing from two galaxies in the process of merging has just been yanked out of hiding.
Study of 500,000 Medical Records Links Viruses to Alzheimer’s Again And Again
A study of around 500,000 medical records has suggested that severe viral infections like encephalitis and pneumonia increase the risk of neurodegenerative diseases like Parkinson’s and Alzheimer’s.
There’s a ‘Lost City’ Deep in The Ocean, And It’s Unlike Anything We’ve Ever Seen
Close to the summit of an underwater mountain west of the Mid-Atlantic Ridge, a jagged landscape of towers rises from the gloom.
Scientists Have Built a Macroscopic Tractor Beam Using Laser Light
Tractor beams make intuitive sense. Matter and energy interact with each other in countless ways throughout the Universe. Magnetism and gravity are both natural forces that can draw objects together, so there’s sort of a precedent. But engineering an actual tractor beam is something different.
Space Probes Sent by Aliens Could Arrive in Reverse. Here’s Why.
If we ever detect an Extraterrestrial Civilization (ETC) and start communicating with them, the messages could take years, decades, or even centuries to travel back and forth.
US Approves First Vaccine For Bees Amid Global Pollinator Crisis
Commercial beekeepers in the United States will soon have access to a vaccine that could save their hives from the most devastating disease honeybees face today.
We May Be Able to Find Life on Enceladus Without Even Landing
Saturn’s moon Enceladus is one of the Solar System’s prime extraterrestrial locations for life to thrive. It harbors a global salty ocean that internal heating theoretically keeps at temperatures hospitable to an alien marine ecosystem.
The #1 Risk Factor For Alzheimer’s Disease May Not Be What You Think
The leading risk factor for Alzheimer’s disease in the United States appears to have shifted over the past decade.
An Ancient Puzzle Posed 2,500 Years Ago Now Has an Ingenious Solution
Thousands of years ago, a man living in what is now India wrote down all the grammatical guidelines that govern Sanskrit; one of the earliest documented languages in the ancient world.
It’s Official: JWST Breaks Record For Most Distant Galaxy Ever Detected
Light that has traveled for over 13.4 billion years to reach our neighborhood of space has been confirmed as originating from the earliest, most distant galaxy detected yet.