Bringing the radiothermally generated heat. The team: @sandraupson, @JetJocko, @rtg0nzalez, @MeganMolteni, @MrMattSimon, @dmoberhaus
The ride-hail giant invested more than $1 billion in autonomous vehicles. Now, it's selling the unit to Aurora, which makes self-driving tech.
There are over 2,000 types of fireflies in the world. And, for the record, they're not actually flies, they're beetles. Photographer Kei Nomiyama captured their brief but beautiful life in the forests around central Shikoku Island:
A new Crispr technique called “prime editing,” can for the first time make virtually any alteration—additions, deletions, swapping any single letter for any other—without severing the DNA double helix. This advance was unimaginable just five years ago
If the US brought back the Great Depression’s massive worker program, it could put millions of Americans back to work—and help stave off disasters like wildfires.
It is really hard to photograph a meteor. Even though some 25 million of them hurtle toward Earth each day, most of them are too small to track. Photographer Prasenjeet Yadav managed to get one anyway, entirely by accident:
Ventilators are in short supply. So Virgin Orbit engineers have created a new kind of ventilator by mechanizing the traditional Ambu bag, using off-the-shelf parts and some 3D printing. Details: #COVID19Pandemic
Huge bushfires in Australia have torched 14.5 million acres since September, killing at least 18. This video shows a bushfire raging through Buchan, Victoria. We have entered the age of embers—think of it like an ice age, but with flames.
Meet tardigrades, also known as water bears. These microscopic animals can survive for years without food or water in pretty much any environment—including space. Now, thanks to a crashed Israeli lunar lander, they're on the moon.
All plants reflect an ultraviolet light that's invisible to the human eye. This dazzling photo series makes that invisible light visible ?: Craig Burrows