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  • Tonga Volcano blasted out pressure waves very close to the theoretical limit

    Tonga Volcano blasted out pressure waves “very close to the theoretical limit”

    (ORDO NEWS) — The massive eruption from the underwater Tonga volcano in the Pacific earlier this year generated a blast so powerful, it sent massive pressure waves rippling through the atmosphere and around the globe. These waves were the fastest ever observed within our atmosphere, reaching speeds of 720 miles (1,158 kilometers) per hour, a new study finds. “This was a genuinely huge explosion, and truly unique in terms of…

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  • Tenumere Crater Mauritania

    Tenumere Crater, Mauritania

    (ORDO NEWS) — Deep in the Sahara Desert lies one of the best preserved craters on Earth. The Copernicus Sentinel-2 mission captured the near-perfectly round Tenoumer crater in Mauritania. Tenoumer crater, visible in the center of the image, is 1.9 km wide. The edges of the crater rise above its base by about 110 m, but the bottom of the crater is covered with a layer of sedimentary rocks 200…

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  • New fossil galaxy discovery could answer important questions about the history of the universe

    New fossil galaxy discovery could answer important questions about the history of the universe

    (ORDO NEWS) — The new fossil galaxy, which was discovered through a systematic visual search of old Mayall 4-meter survey images led by Dr. David Martínez Delgado, could tell scientists about how galaxies form and confirm their understanding of cosmology and dark matter. Dr. Michelle Collins, an astronomer at the University of Surrey (UK), says that they “have discovered a new, extremely faint galaxy whose stars formed very early in…

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  • Foam with carbon monoxide reduced inflammation

    Foam with carbon monoxide reduced inflammation

    (ORDO NEWS) — Carbon monoxide CO is notorious for being dangerous, coming from a variety of sources, and causing severe poisoning even in small doses. However, this compound can be used for treatment as an anti-inflammatory and healing agent, including delivery to target tissues in a foam material. It is this approach that the authors of the new article borrowed from molecular cuisine. It’s no secret that carbon monoxide (carbon…

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  • A new method for predicting the strength of the 11 year solar cycle is presented

    A new method for predicting the strength of the 11-year solar cycle is presented

    (ORDO NEWS) — Scientists from Skoltech, Karl and Franz University of Graz and the Kanzelhohe Observatory (Austria), the Hvar Observatory (Croatia) and the SILSO World Data Center at the Belgian Royal Observatory have presented a new method for predicting the strength of the 11-year solar activity cycle. The results obtained are of great importance for predicting and minimizing the consequences of adverse effects of space weather on the health of…

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  • Women of the European Neolithic could hunt and fight on an equal footing with men 1

    Women of the European Neolithic could hunt and fight on an equal footing with men

    (ORDO NEWS) — Study of the oldest known burial field in the Netherlands is changing the understanding of gender roles in the Neolithic. An interdisciplinary team of scientists from the University of Leiden (Netherlands) conducted a study of bone remains and grave goods from burials in Elsloo in the south of Limburg. This is the name (after a nearby village) of the largest Neolithic burial field in Holland. The study…

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  • Artificial genes have helped to learn how stem cells understand who they turn into

    Artificial genes have helped to learn how stem cells understand who they turn into

    (ORDO NEWS) — American researchers have for the first time created artificial Hox genes that regulate the movement of stem cells in the body and ensure the formation of organs in the right places. In DNA, these genes are located in dense clusters, which made it difficult to study them, and the study was the first practical confirmation of the role of Hox genes. Almost all highly organized animals are…

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  • 108 year old woman shared the secret of her longevity

    108-year-old woman shared the secret of her longevity

    (ORDO NEWS) — On July 3, a Canadian woman is going to celebrate her 108th birthday. She became one of the centenarians and shared the secret of her longevity. It turned out to be quite simple and accessible to absolutely everyone. Dorothy Tennant was born in the small town of Golborne in 1914. It is worth noting that it soon became a suburb of Ottawa. Then no more than 100…

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  • Path of greatest resistance could help limit astronauts bone loss

    Path of greatest resistance could help limit astronauts’ bone loss

    (ORDO NEWS) — Astronauts returning from three months of spaceflight may show signs of incomplete bone recovery even after one year on Earth, but adding resistance exercise during spaceflight can help limit bone loss. A small study on 17 international astronauts showed that although the lower leg bone partially regenerates, sustained bone loss after one year is equivalent to ten years of normal age-related bone loss on Earth. Stephen Boyd…

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  • Flocks of tiny floating robots will help in search of life on other planets and satellites of planets

    Flocks of tiny floating robots will help in search of life on other planets and satellites of planets

    (ORDO NEWS) — One day, a flock of cell phone-sized robots will scour the waters under the thick ice on Jupiter’s moon Europa or Saturn’s moon Enceladus, looking for traces of extraterrestrial life. Housed inside an ice-melting probe, these tiny robots will descend through the icy crust to a subsurface ocean of liquid water and be released into the water, where they can travel considerable distances from the parent probe.…

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  • Independent re analysis of data from radio observations of the center of the galaxy M87

    Independent re-analysis of data from radio observations of the center of the galaxy M87

    (ORDO NEWS) — An independent re-analysis of observations of the center of the elliptical galaxy M87, which were collected using the Event Horizon Telescope (EHT) telescopes, made it possible to distinguish new structures in the obtained images. This new study is an example of open science, which means free access to data and research methods to increase the reliability of the results obtained. These radio observations of the center of…

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  • Webb telescope captures the deepest image of the universe

    Webb telescope captures the deepest image of the universe

    (ORDO NEWS) — NASA administrator Bill Nelson said on July 12 the agency will show “the deepest image of our universe ever taken” thanks to the recently launched James Webb Space Telescope. “When you think about it, humanity has never looked this far,” Nelson said. A marvel of engineering, Webb is able to see farther into space than any telescope before him thanks to his huge primary mirror and infrared-focused…

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  • Solving the mystery of the meteorite reveals the history of the origin of the solar system

    Solving the mystery of the meteorite reveals the history of the origin of the solar system

    (ORDO NEWS) — A powerful event that likely predated the formation of our solar system is solving a long-standing mystery of meteorites. The stuff that made up our solar system was dispersed when the shock wave from an exploding supernova blasted the material into a cloud of dust and gas, causing it to collapse. After this event, most of the ejected matter was gravitationally drawn into the center of the…

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  • NASA scientists have found that all these years mankind has been looking for life on Mars in the wrong place

    NASA scientists have found that all these years, mankind has been looking for life on Mars in the wrong place

    (ORDO NEWS) — NASA conducted an experiment, the results of which are somewhat disappointing. He did not disprove the theory about the presence of life on Mars in the past, but showed that people have been looking for it for so many years in the wrong place. A lab experiment has shown that rovers need to drill holes at least two meters deep to find traces of life, as ionizing…

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  • Elon Musk disappeared from Twitter the network is concerned about the absence of a billionaire for 8 days

    Elon Musk disappeared from Twitter the network is concerned about the absence of a billionaire for 8 days

    (ORDO NEWS) — Elon Musk has always been very active on Twitter. He posted dozens of posts every day, commenting on the news, talking about his companies, answering people’s questions, and even uploading memes. This has been gone for 8 days now. Musk’s latest publication for today was made on June 21 and showed another increase in gasoline prices in the United States. A day later, he posted a comment…

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  • NASA launches nanosatellite as part of Landmark mission to return to the Moon

    NASA launches nanosatellite as part of Landmark mission to return to the Moon

    (ORDO NEWS) — On Tuesday, NASA launched into outer space a nanosatellite just the size of a microwave oven as part of an important mission to return humans to the moon. A rocket with a tiny CAPSTONE module successfully launched from the east of New Zealand. Peninsula Mahia under a deafening explosion and a stream of fiery thrust. “We’ve started!” NASA said in a statement shortly after the launch at…

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  • New study shows the devastating impact of life in space on astronauts bones

    New study shows the devastating impact of life in space on astronauts’ bones

    (ORDO NEWS) — Astronauts lose bone mass in space for decades, and many don’t recover even after a year on Earth, researchers said Thursday, warning that this could be a “big problem” for future missions to Mars. Previous research has shown that astronauts lose 1 to 2 percent of bone density for every month they spend in space as the lack of gravity takes the strain off their legs when…

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  • NASAs James Webb Space Telescope to release first science imagery on July 12

    NASA’s James Webb Space Telescope to release first science imagery on July 12

    (ORDO NEWS) — On July 12, NASA plans to release several images taken by the James Webb , the most powerful and expensive space telescope in human history. There is no doubt that a revolutionary moment in the history of astronomy awaits us. We haven’t seen the new images yet, but we do know that some scientists have already been working with data from “James Webb” and their reactions to…

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  • If atoms are mostly empty then why is matter opaque 1

    If atoms are mostly empty, then why is matter opaque

    (ORDO NEWS) — For the most part , atoms are actually empty space , but this “emptiness” is still relative, as it is filled by the electromagnetic fields generated by the electrons inside the atom. These fields have a significant effect on light waves when they hit the surface of a material. The longer the wavelength, the harder it is for light to squeeze through the electromagnetic fields of electrons…

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  • Scientists say the sun is actively causing satellites to lose altitude

    Scientists say the sun is actively causing satellites to lose altitude

    (ORDO NEWS) — Scientists have reported that changes in sunny weather cause satellites to lose altitude. And this problem will only get worse. At the end of 2021, operators of the European Space Agency’s (ESA) Swarm satellite constellation noticed something troubling: vehicles that measure the magnetic field around the Earth began to sink into the atmosphere at an unusually high speed – up to 10 times faster than before. The…

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  • One of a kind stone idol discovered in India

    One of a kind stone idol discovered in India

    (ORDO NEWS) — In India, a group of local residents discovered a unique stone idol in the town of Vellore, located in the state of Tamil Nadu. This artifact was the first of its kind in the history of archaeological research. According to Arkeonews, the rare artifact was discovered by the villagers who were clearing bushes for the construction of the road. They first reported their find to the local…

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  • Archaeologists have discovered a complex of hidden passages and galleries in the ancient temple complex of Chavin de Huantar 1

    Archaeologists have discovered a complex of hidden passages and galleries in the ancient temple complex of Chavin de Huantar

    (ORDO NEWS) — Archaeologists have discovered a complex of hidden passages and galleries deep within the ancient temple complex of Chavin de Huantar in the Peruvian Andes. The researchers believe that the network of chambers and galleries was used in religious rituals, possibly with the use of psychedelic drugs. For the first time in the last 3,000 years, these hidden structures have been explored; some of the dark and isolated…

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  • DNA analysis of the oceans reveals new single celled species and hitherto unknown chemical compounds

    DNA analysis of the oceans reveals new single-celled species and hitherto unknown chemical compounds

    (ORDO NEWS) — DNA analysis of the oceans has revealed not only new species, but also hitherto unknown chemical compounds with interesting potential for medicine as well. These are the results of a long study carried out by two research groups at the Institute of Microbiology at the Zurich Polytechnic Institute, reports Nature. “Every living organism scatters in the environment in which it lives more or less large fragments of…

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  • Fossils discovered in cradle of mankind may be a million years older than previously thought

    Fossils discovered in ‘cradle of mankind’ may be a million years older than previously thought

    (ORDO NEWS) — Numerous ancient hominin remains from the caves of South Africa may be much, much older than previously thought. The Sterkfontein limestone cave system near Johannesburg has yielded so many ancient Australopithecus hominin bones over the past century that its location has been dubbed the “Cradle of Humankind,” which is very important for the study of human evolution. Now, new dating methods suggest the remains date back nearly…

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  • Reason that provoked the ice age was announced

    Reason that provoked the ice age was announced

    (ORDO NEWS) — Scientists from the University of Arizona have voiced the reason that provoked the ice age on Earth in ancient times. In their opinion, the whole point is the violation of the channels of the ocean in the Canadian Arctic Archipelago. The results of the study are published in the journal Nature Geoscience. To do this, experts have created a detailed computer simulation, which realistically recreated the conditions…

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  • Mars rover Perseverance discovers unusual rocks

    Mars rover Perseverance discovers unusual rocks

    (ORDO NEWS) — Perseverance will eventually send samples from Mars to Earth that will allow us to detect any potential ancient signs of life, so scientists need to select rocks that are most likely to retain complex organic molecules – fine-grained rocks. The Perseverance rover, NASA’s newest rover, continues its journey across the surface of the red planet. Its mission consists of four separate goals: to determine whether life existed…

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  • Scientists discover Martian conditions in Antarctic Bloody Falls

    Scientists discover Martian conditions in Antarctic ‘Bloody Falls’

    (ORDO NEWS) — Laboratory analysis of materials from Antarctica has given scientists the opportunity to delineate potentially habitable underground regions of Mars. An article about this is published in Frontiers in Astronomy and Space Sciences. Jill Mikuki of the University of Tennessee at Knoxville and her colleagues collected brine samples from Blood Falls on Antarctica’s Taylor Glacier. It is called the “bloody waterfall” because of the deposits red from iron…

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  • Explosion of gases and ash recorded on the highest volcano in Nicaragua

    Explosion of gases and ash recorded on the highest volcano in Nicaragua

    (ORDO NEWS) — San Cristobal Volcano, the highest and most active mountain in Nicaragua (northwest), registered this Sunday an explosion of gases and ash up to 1,500 meters high, which spread to three neighboring communities. During the explosion, “the column of ash reached a height of 1,500 meters above the (crater) of the volcano, which, due to the influence of the wind,” reached “a small layer of ash from the…

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  • Scientists say its good to be a grumpy pessimist

    Scientists say it’s good to be a grumpy pessimist

    (ORDO NEWS) — Since psychiatry, which uses medical and biological methods to treat mental disorders, has largely bypassed psychotherapy, which relies on non-biological approaches such as conversation and counseling, psychotherapists are looking for alternative tasks. One common approach is to focus on increasing the happiness levels of mentally healthy people rather than alleviating the pain and trauma of those who suffer. This approach is known as “positive psychology” and has…

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  • Biologists have reconstructed the appearance of the first photosynthetic organisms on Earth

    Biologists have reconstructed the appearance of the first photosynthetic organisms on Earth

    (ORDO NEWS) — Biologists have reconstructed the light-sensitive proteins of the first photosynthetic organisms on Earth. An article about this was published in Molecular Biology and Evolution. The oldest organisms on Earth, bacteria and archaea, appeared billions of years ago. These microorganisms have developed rhodopsins, proteins that can convert sunlight into energy, using them to power cellular processes. Similar proteins are found in the human eye as a light-sensitive element.…

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  • Ancient zigzag object discovered in China

    Ancient zigzag object discovered in China

    (ORDO NEWS) — In China, archaeologists have published the results of the next stage of excavations, which are being carried out at the site of the historical monument of Wadian. Remains of ritual sacrifices from the early Xia Dynasty and an unusual ceremonial structure have been found there. According to CGTN, the finds were made during archaeological research at the Wadian site in Yuzhou, Henan province in central China. There…

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  • 3 compelling reasons why the Great Pyramid of Giza is an irrelevant structure 1

    3 compelling reasons why the Great Pyramid of Giza is an ‘irrelevant structure’

    (ORDO NEWS) — The builders allegedly delivered massive stone blocks from quarries located more than 800 kilometers from Giza. Somehow, they moved the stone blocks exactly where they wanted to, and set about building the pyramid, which supposedly took about twenty years. This is exactly what modern scientists write “somehow” … Scientists who have actively studied the pyramids and their surroundings have calculated that the ancient Egyptians used about 2.3…

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  • Christian numbers in Australia plummet

    Christian numbers in Australia plummet

    (ORDO NEWS) — Over the past decade, Australia has become startlingly godless, with the latest census showing that the percentage of Christians who identify themselves as Christians has fallen below 50 percent for the first time, while the number of people who call themselves “non-religious” has skyrocketed. The first batch of 2021 census data released by the Australian Bureau of Statistics on Tuesday shows that just 44 per cent of…

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