This is a work of art. Carefully thought out and planned, with geometric precision and inspired imagination, this design goes with the grain as an expression of the human heart and mind.
Hubble’s most advanced camera is producing its best images ever including an image of one of the loneliest nearby galaxies, NGC-6503
As you can see, NGC-6503 is a striking galaxy. It is a dwarf spiral located 18 million light years away in the constellation Draco (Latin for Dragon). It’s a relatively little guy only 30,000 light years across or one third the length of the Milky Way.
A Belgian woman gave birth in November to a baby using her own transplanted ovarian tissue that had been collected when she was 13. This is the first case of a successful natural childbirth in a case where the ovary was collected in childhood. There have been successful cases of successful birth from mature ovary transplantation.
If you perform a Google search right now for “What happened to the dinosaurs,” the answer box returns a quote describing dinosaurs as a conspiracy theory, along with a side link to a book by Ken Ham with that title.
Randy Olson has computed the optimal route for a road trip around the continental US based on an algorithm he developed for most efficiently finding Waldo in the Where’s Waldo books. He was challenged to do so by Discovery News contributor Tracy Staedter.
Researchers claim to discover why the retina of most vertebrates is built backwards with the light receptors behind a mesh of intervening cells and neurons. They say this is because there are a subset of these cells that focus the light onto the receptors. Is this the real reason though?