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Chemical changes inside Mars' core caused it to lose its magnetic field. This, in turn, caused it to lose its oceans. But how?
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A new study analyzed Martian glaciers to discover that the planet had numerous ice ages.
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About six million years ago, the Mediterranean was sealed off from the Atlantic, and over centuries it ran dry. One megaflood reversed that.
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Artificial general intelligence will not arise in systems that only passively receive data. They need to be able to act back on the world.
Two aspects of memory – fast updating and long lasting – are typically considered incompatible, yet the insects combined them.
The organisms were anchored to a boulder 900 meters beneath the ice, living a cold, dark existence miles away from the open ocean.
2023 is an exciting time for the study of quark-gluon plasmas.
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The eastern inner core located beneath Indonesia's Banda Sea is growing faster than the western side beneath Brazil.
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The universe's largest seismometer reveals clues about the Gas Giant's interior.
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