2 behemoths clash in the Fat Bear Week finals
Alaska

2 behemoths clash in the Fat Bear Week finals

Welcome to Fat Bear Week 2020! Katmai National Park and Preserve’s brown bears spent the summer gorging on 4,500-calorie salmon, and they’ve transformed into rotund giants, some over 1,000 pounds. The park is holding its annual playoff-like competition for the fattest of the fat bears (you can vote online between …

Scientists recreated a work of art with millions of microscopic lights
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Scientists recreated a work of art with millions of microscopic lights

Researchers at the National Institute of Standards and Technology recreated the famous painting, “Girl With a Pearl Earring,” by using a new technology that involves “painting with light.” Read more… More about Tech, Mashable Video, Light, Painting, and Science Continue Reading…

Scientists recreated a work of art with millions of microscopic lights
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Scientists recreated a work of art with millions of microscopic lights

Researchers at the National Institute of Standards and Technology recreated the famous painting, “Girl With a Pearl Earring,” by using a new technology that involves “painting with light.” Read more… More about Tech, Mashable Video, Light, Painting, and Science Continue Reading…

2 behemoths clash in the Fat Bear Week finals
Alaska

2 behemoths clash in the Fat Bear Week finals

Welcome to Fat Bear Week 2020! Katmai National Park and Preserve’s brown bears spent the summer gorging on 4,500-calorie salmon, and they’ve transformed into rotund giants, some over 1,000 pounds. The park is holding its annual playoff-like competition for the fattest of the fat bears (you can vote online between …

Black hole discoveries earn three scientists the Nobel Prize in Physics
black holes

Black hole discoveries earn three scientists the Nobel Prize in Physics

The 2020 Nobel Prize in Physics was awarded to three scientists Tuesday for their discoveries around one of the most fascinating and mysterious parts of our known universe: black holes. Reinhard Genzel and Andrea Ghez were jointly awarded half of the annual Prize for their discovery of a compact, supermassive …

Scribe Therapeutics launches a platform for engineering CRISPR-based therapeutics
Andreessen Horowitz

Scribe Therapeutics launches a platform for engineering CRISPR-based therapeutics

A new company called Scribe Therapeutics founded by two former members of CRISPR pioneer Jennifer Doudna’s UC Berkeley genetics lab (alongside Doudna herself) launched on Tuesday, debuting a platform designed specifically to help develop and engineer new therapeutics based on CRISPR for addressing specific diseases, with permanent treatments in patients. …

Black hole discoveries earn three scientists the Nobel Prize in Physics
black holes

Black hole discoveries earn three scientists the Nobel Prize in Physics

The 2020 Nobel Prize in Physics was awarded to three scientists Tuesday for their discoveries around one of the most fascinating and mysterious parts of our known universe: black holes. Reinhard Genzel and Andrea Ghez were jointly awarded half of the annual Prize for their discovery of a compact, supermassive …

2 behemoths clash in the Fat Bear Week finals
Alaska

2 behemoths clash in the Fat Bear Week finals

Welcome to Fat Bear Week 2020! Katmai National Park and Preserve’s brown bears spent the summer gorging on 4,500-calorie salmon, and they’ve transformed into rotund giants, some over 1,000 pounds. The park is holding its annual playoff-like competition for the fattest of the fat bears (you can vote online between …

Why Earth's ozone hole is pretty big this year
Climate Environment

Why Earth’s ozone hole is pretty big this year

The ozone hole grew pretty large this year — but that’s expected. Researchers from the European Union’s Copernicus Atmosphere Monitoring Service announced Tuesday that the ozone hole — a big zone of depleted ozone over the Antarctic region — reached its maximum extent for the year. It swelled to some …

Why Earth's ozone hole is pretty big this year
Climate Environment

Why Earth’s ozone hole is pretty big this year

The ozone hole grew pretty large this year — but that’s expected. Researchers from the European Union’s Copernicus Atmosphere Monitoring Service announced Tuesday that the ozone hole — a big zone of depleted ozone over the Antarctic region — reached its maximum extent for the year. It swelled to some …