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SKA at Night

Construction begins on the largest radio observatory in Earth’s history – could discover the first signs of life in the universe

SKA sites in Australia and South Africa at night. 1 credit Construction of the world’s largest radio astronomy facility, the Square Kilometer Array Observatory (SKAO), began on December 4. The observatory is a global project that has been going on for 30 years. With two enormous telescopes, one (low frequency) in Australia and the other …

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Harvard study links severe COVID to genetic signs of brain aging

Harvard study links severe COVID to genetic signs of brain aging

A study of post-mortem brain tissue samples found that severe COVID-19 is associated with molecular signs of brain aging. The study identified gene expression changes in the brains of deceased COVID patients that resemble what is seen in old age, and the researchers warn that potential long-term neurological problems could emerge in the years following …

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Hiker's Intro: Expensive Lasagna and Signs of the Universe - The Trek

Hiker’s Intro: Expensive Lasagna and Signs of the Universe – The Trek

My name is Margot (she/her) and in 2023 I will be hiking the Pacific Crest Trail heading south. I hope to be at the border with Canada the first week of July, snow conditions permitting. We SOBOs are applying for PCTA permits in January, so I’ll have more idea of ​​when I’ll start then. On …

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After COP27, all signs point to the world exceeding the 1.5 degree global warming limit - here's what else we can do about it

After COP27, all signs point to the world exceeding the 1.5 degree global warming limit – here’s what else we can do about it

The world could still, theoretically, meet its goal of keeping global warming below 1.5 degrees Celsius, a level that many scientists consider a dangerous threshold. In reality, this is unlikely to happen. Part of the problem was evident at COP27, the UN climate conference in Egypt. While national climate negotiators successfully fought to “keep 1.5 …

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