New observations reveal how giant structures in space connect the universe and form galaxies

The abstract breaks down mind-boggling scientific research, future technologies, new discoveries, and major breakthroughs. Our universe is connected by a cosmic web, a vast network of filaments spanning billions of light years and made up of gas and dark matter, a mysterious substance that has so far eluded explanation. Now, scientists have discovered galaxies aligned … Read more

TIP Startup LambdaVision brings promising microgravity manufacturing experiments back to Earth

You might not think of the vast and wonderful expanses of the universe as a manufacturing site. But UConn TIP startup LambdaVision has found success manufacturing its microgravity technology on the International Space Station (ISS). LambdaVision is working with ISS, NASA and Space Tango to explore how microgravity can improve the manufacturing process of a … Read more

Philanthropy in Patagonia Won’t – and Could Hurt – the Planet | Business and Economy

In September, Patagonian founder Yvonne Chouinard made headlines after announcing he was giving up his company to a fund that would use its profits to fight climate change. Chouinard joins the growing ranks of the megarich “giving back” to the causes they care about. Warren Buffett pledged to donate 99 percent of his money to … Read more

Do you want a career that saves the planet? Be electric.

When we think about solving the problem of climate change, we often think of things that, in one way or another, are connected to an electrical grid: solar panels. heat pumps Efficient air conditioners. wind turbines. Electric cars and electric car chargers. induction hobs. transmission lines. For the past several years, the mantra of energy … Read more

Stars flow inward into the cores of star nurseries

Astronomers studying a star cluster within the Small Magellanic Cloud (SMC) have found young stars spiraling toward the center of mass. The cluster, NGC 346, is an open mass embedded within a glowing cloud of gas, which is typical of stellar nurseries – places where new stars form. The outer spiral arm of this star-forming … Read more