Optical microphone developed by CMU researchers sees sound like never before – BIOENGINEER.ORG

A camera system developed by Carnegie Mellon University researchers can see sound vibrations with such precision and detail that it can reconstruct the music of a single instrument in a band or orchestra. A camera system developed by Carnegie Mellon University researchers can see sound vibrations with such precision and detail that it can reconstruct … Read more

Whitehorse sees 4th landslide in a month, 3rd since the weekend

There’s been another landslide in Whitehorse, according to an employee of the Yukon Geological Survey (YGS). Jeff Bond confirmed to CBC News that he witnessed a landslide on Tuesday morning, about 300 meters from the site of the April 30 landslide that saw debris cross Robert Service Wayleading to its closure. Bond and a crew … Read more

Hubble telescope sees haunting galactic dance of 2 galaxies linked by the corpse of a cannibalized neighbor

The Hubble Space Telescope captured a detailed view of the large spiral galaxy NGC 3227 and its companion, an elliptical galaxy called NGC 3226, along with the faint tidal streams of gas and dust that connect them. (Image credit: NASA, ESA, and H. Ford (Johns Hopkins University); Image Processing: G. Kober (NASA Goddard / Catholic … Read more

NBA sees rise in acts of symbolic violence – BIOENGINEER.ORG

A new analysis of NBA basketball broadcasts from 1998 to 2018 reveals a decline in acts of physical violence, such as pushing and elbowing, and a rise in acts of symbolic violence, such as shouting, trash talking, and menacing displays. Assaf Lev from the Department of Sports Therapy at Ono Academic College in Kiryat Ono, … Read more

Applied Science – School of Earth & Environment grad sees future in disaster mitigation | Rowan Today

Her career aspirations are the stuff of which movies are made. Mairen Flanagan, who graduated from Rowan University in December, applied for a NASA internship “on a complete lark” and landed the work experience of a lifetime. Working virtually at NASA’s headquarters in Washington from her home in Point Pleasant, Flanagan did so well in … Read more

Dark Energy Camera sees ‘galactic ballet’ of galaxies in photo

This image shows a wider view of the interacting galaxies NGC 1512 and NGC 1510 as seen by the Dark Energy Camera on the Víctor M. Blanco 4-meter Telescope at Cerro Tololo Inter-American Observatory in Chile operated by the National Science Foundation’s NOIRLab. (Image credit: Dark Energy Survey / DOE / FNAL / DECam / … Read more

Hubble Sees Double in M99 – A “Grand Design” Spiral Galaxy

By ESA / Hubble May 1, 2022 Hubble Space Telescope image of spiral galaxy M99, which is approximately 42 million light-years from Earth in the constellation Coma Berenices. Credit: ESA / Hubble & NASA, M. Kasliwal, J. Lee and the PHANGS-HST Team The magnificent spiral galaxy M99 fills the frame in this image from the[{” … Read more

NASA Sees ‘Otherworldly’ Wreckage on Mars With Ingenuity Helicopter

The object resembles a flying saucer that crashed on Mars. And indeed it is. But it doesn’t belong to aliens. Instead, the wreckage is the work of NASA, a component called a backshell that detached during the landing of the Perseverance rover on the surface of the red planet in February 2021. “There’s definitely a … Read more

Local lawmaker sees bright future for computer science in Missouri

Missouri needs people with an aptitude for computer science, according to one representative. Rep. Travis Fitzwater, R-Holts Summit, is sponsoring HB 2202, a bill that he has called an “extension” of a previous bill that was already passed into law. That law allowed students to substitute computer science courses for science or practical arts credits … Read more

Space station telescope sees X-ray hot spots merge on supermagnetic star corpse

For the first time, a powerful NASA telescope aboard the International Space Station observed merging “hot spots” on a weird star, known as a magnetar. The telescope is called the Neutron star Interior Composition Explorer (NICER), and seeks to understand more about the extreme conditions present in super-dense, city-sized neutron stars and their variants. (Magnetars, … Read more