Tag : discovery

What’s new in science this week

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Asgardia, the world’s first nation in space: Ever felt like Earth was a bit boring or maybe too dangerous? You’re not alone – a team of scientists and legal experts have proposed the creation of the first nation in space. Asgardia will serve as a place independent of land-based country’s … Read More

Meet 2014 UZ224: the dwarf planet discovered by undergraduates

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Of the 14.2 million observations made by the Minor Planet Center (MPC) so far this year, one in particular caught the attention of the scientific community last week. After two years of research, a team of scientists in Michigan confirmed the detection of a dwarf planet in the Kuiper belt … Read More