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Fluxgate Magnets, Gravity Science and LEGO: A look into the things on board NASA’s Juno
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Fluxgate Magnets, Gravity Science and LEGO: A look into the things on board NASA’s Juno

JUNO ORBITS JUPITER. After a five-year journey through space, NASA’s space-probe Juno arrived last week at planet Jupiter, the gas-giant, the largest planet in our solar system. NASA’s Mission Juno surveys the northern and southern lights of Jupiter, the planet’s magnetic field, radiation, as well as the secrets that lie beneath Jupiter’s thick swirl of … Continue reading

Neanderthals and Homo-Sapiens: A tale of prehistoric debauchery
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Neanderthals and Homo-Sapiens: A tale of prehistoric debauchery

Well, this is awkward. Some of our Homo Sapien ancestors had sex with Neanderthals. We know this because a curious bunch of palaeontologists at the Max Planck Institute in Leipzig, Germany decided to spool through Neanderthal genomes in 2010. However, we never quite understood the implications of such filthy, prehistoric debauchery. That’s where John Capra … Continue reading