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‘Supermoon’ Science: NASA Explains the Closest Full Moon Until 2034


To help explain the science behind supermoons, and what makes the November supermoon particularly special, spoke with NASA’s Noah Petro, deputy scientist of the Lunar Reconnaissance Orbiter mission.

World’s smallest magnifying glass makes it possible to see chemical bonds between atoms



For centuries, scientists believed that light, like all waves, couldn’t be focused down smaller than its wavelength, just under a millionth of a meter. Now, researchers have created the world’s smallest magnifying glass, which focuses light a billion times more tightly, down to the scale of single atoms.


Breakthrough in the quantum transfer of information between matter and light



From stationary to flying qubits at speeds never reached before…. This feat brings us a little closer to the era when information is transmitted via quantum principles.


Time Lapse: Refraction



Have you ever wondered why a spoon or a pencil will bend in a cup of water? Light bends as it passes through a more dense material and it distorts what you see. Click on the article to read more and see some really interesting animation.


‘Arrival’ and the Raw Power of Smart Sci-Fi



“Arrival” is the best sci-fi movie of the year because it does what science fiction does best: It encourages thoughtful conjecture and lateral thinking



Derek White