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Juno llega a Júpiter

Después de lograr encender su motor –hazaña sobre la cual dependía su vida–, la segunda nave espacial en orbitar Júpiter se prepara para revolucionar nuestra visión del planeta gigante.

July 5, 2016 — George Musser

General Relativity at the Beach

A hammock turns out to be the perfect place to contemplate spacetime, especially if you happen to have some coconuts

September 8, 2015 — Eliene Augenbraun and Clara Moskowitz

Almost Intelligent Agents

Voice-activated intelligent agents use pattern recognition to understand your words - but they do not always understand what you mean.

November 11, 2015 — Eliene Augenbraun, Larry Greenemeier and Benjamin Meyers

Asia Faces Water Shortages

A new study points to the risk that China and India will be facing severe water shortages by 2050 due to a perfect storm of economic growth, climate change, and fast growing populations. Ben Gruber reports.

April 15, 2016 — Reuters

Do Lobsters Need Earplugs?

Human-caused ocean noises cause clams to clam up and lobsters to scurry for cover, which could wreak havoc with nutrient cycling.

April 1, 2016 — Benjamin Meyers

Stem Cell Therapy for Cats

Researchers have successfully used stem cells to treat cats with a debilitating mouth disease. The findings could translate into potential therapies for humans suffering from similar ailments. Ben Gruber reports.

March 26, 2016 — Reuters
Painting a Pelagornis, the Largest Bird Ever to Fly

Painting a Pelagornis, the Largest Bird Ever to Fly

This bird went extinct before the Homo sapiens ever took a step. In this video, science artist James Gurney shows us his painstaking process to reconstruct an animal unseen by human eyes.

March 16, 2016 — James Gurney

Why the U.S. Crushed a Ton of Ivory

The elephant in the room—actually, Times Square: a ton of poached ivory that was mashed in some sort of souped-up wood chipper.

June 24, 2015 — Sabrina Imbler, Benjamin Meyers and Eliene Augenbraun

Aviation Furniture: When Planes Come Home

A junkyard full of old airplanes turns out to be an artist’s playground. Several companies exist to turn historic old aircraft parts into seating, tables, picture frames, book shelves and any other piece of furniture you might imagine.

January 22, 2016 — Eliene Augenbraun

Laniakea: Our Home Supercluster

Superclusters – regions of space that are densely packed with galaxies – are the biggest structures in the Universe. But where does one end and another begin? And where are we in the picture?This article was reproduced with permission and was first published on September 3, 2014. It is a Nature Video production.

December 21, 2015 — Nature Video

Visualizing the Mammals That Ate Dinosaurs

Artist James Gurney explains how he modeled and painted the extinct Volaticotherium featured on Scientific American’s June 2016 cover and inside the magazine. Central to his reconstruction was a model with anatomically accurate muscles built atop fossil bones. 

May 18, 2016 — James Gurney

Life Blooms in the Clouds

Microbes in the atmosphere influence life on the planet's surface."Invisible Nature: Life in the Clouds" was first published on bioGraphic. ©2016 California Academy of Sciences.

September 19, 2016 — bioGraphic

This Cube Shape-Shifts When Squished

Metamaterials don’t react the way you would expect. Push down on this cube from the top and a face appears on the side. The secret? A carefully designed substructure.This video was reproduced with permission and was first published on July 27, 2016. It is a Nature Video production.

July 27, 2016 — Nature Video


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