2 billion years ago, occurred a nuclear fission in the Oklo uranium deposit, current Gabon, Central Africa. It’s the only natural nuclear reactor discovered so far.
Finally was found an explanation for the dark spots on Mars’ south pole, known as “spiders”.
In high altitudes, the wind speed is higher. Generator kites prototypes have been built for using the energy of high winds.
Three different atomic clocks made an ultraprecise comparison measure, within a quadrillionth of 1%, an advance in the new definition of a second.
Today’s subject is Raman spectroscopy. A very used technique in physics, chemistry, and biology to analyze materials’ molecular structure.
The Antikythera mechanism was built more than 2000 years ago, considered the first analog computer, was recreated by researchers of UCL.
The IceCube Neutrino Observatory, in Antarctica, detected an antimatter particle with highest energy ever registered. This event was predicted in 1960.
Research from Australian National University confirmed the existence of a core inside Earth’s inner core.
Exoskeletons are wearable robots that can increase a person’s physical capabilities and protection. This technology only existed in science fiction.
The Amazonia-1 is the first Earth observation satellite totally developed in Brazil. Its mission is to detect and monitor deforestation in the Amazon.