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How A Crowdsourcing Challenge Turbocharged Brain Research During Lockdown

Posted in Medicine, Science on 10th Jun, 2020
by Alex Muller

Thanks to big data and machine learning, large-scale collaborations for mapping the brain have already been made possible through data-sharing, such as the Human Brain Project or the BRAIN Initiative.

Northrop Grumman Selected To Design And Build Gateway's Habitat Module

Posted in Science on 8th Jun, 2020
by Alex Muller

Northrop Grumman has been awarded a US$187 million contract to design the Habitation And Logistics Outpost (HALO) crew module for NASA's Gateway deep space outpost.

NASA Resumes Human Spaceflight From U.S. Soil With SpaceX Launch

Posted in Business, Science on 31st May, 2020
by Alex Muller

The exhilarating spectacle of the rocket soaring flawlessly into the heavens came as a welcome triumph for a nation gripped by civil unrest, as well as ongoing fear and economic upheaval from the coronavirus pandemic.

The Future Of Astronomy: Three BIG Reasons To Be Excited

Posted in Science on 6th May, 2020
by Alex Muller

ELT, SKA and Webb are just three examples of major land- and space-based telescopes where STFC scientists, engineers and technicians work in collaboration with partners and Institutions globally to truly push the frontiers of astronomy and space science.

Making Lunar Water Mining About 1000 Times More Efficient

Posted in Science on 24th Apr, 2020
by Alex Muller

Florida researchers propose a new method, called Aqua Factorem, to extract lunar water. It will drastically reduce energy and complexity of lunar mining operations helping to establish this industry.