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Listening to the quantum vacuum

Researchers present the first broadband, off-resonance measurement of quantum radiation pressure noise in the audio band, at frequencies relevant to gravitational wave detectors.

Mar 25th, 2019

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Jupiter's unknown journey revealed

The giant planet Jupiter was formed four times further from the sun than its current orbit, and migrated inwards in the solar system over a period of 700000 years. Researchers found proof of this incredible journey thanks to a group of asteroids close to Jupiter.

Mar 22nd, 2019

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Trembling aspen leaves could save future Mars rovers

Researchers have been inspired by the unique movement of trembling aspen leaves, to devise an energy harvesting mechanism that could power weather sensors in hostile environments and could even be a back-up energy supply that could save and extend the life of future Mars rovers.

Mar 18th, 2019

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Neural networks predict planet mass

To find out how planets form astrophysicists run complicated and time consuming computer calculations. Scientists have now developed a totally novel approach to speed up this process dramatically. They use deep learning based on artificial neural networks, a method that is well known in image recognition.

Mar 13th, 2019

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