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Hubble detects the breakup of the comet ATLAS

The NASA / ESA Hubble Space Telescope offers astronomers the sharpest view of the breakup of the comet C / 2019 Y4 (ATLAS). The telescope resolved approximately 30 fragments of the comet on April 20 and 25 parts on April 23. Photo credits: NASA, ESA, D. Jewitt (UCLA), Q. Ye (University of Maryland) The NASA / ESA Hubble Space Telescope …

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The FDA approves the Abbott Labs test that detects viruses in 5 minutes

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration has approved a new Abbott Laboratories rapid test that, according to the company, can detect the coronavirus in about 5 minutes. The medical device manufacturer, Abbott, announced the release of its cartridge-based test in a press release on Friday evening. The company states that its test will return a negative result within 13 minutes …

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NASA detects water vapor on Jupiter's moon Europa

An international research team headed by NASA's Goddard Space Flight Center in Maryland has detected water vapor over the surface of Jupiter's Moon Europa for the first time. With the WM Keck Observatory in Hawaii, scientists were able to make measurements of the water vapor. "Confirming the presence of water vapor over Europe helps scientists better understand the inner life …

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Curiosity Rover detects strange oxygen behavior on Mars

This selfie from NASA's Curiosity Rover on Mars was launched on June 20, 2018 by the Jet Propulsion Laboratory in Pasadena released. This selfie, taken by NASA's Curiosity Rover on Mars, was released by the Jet Propulsion Laboratory in Pasadena on June 20, 2018. Since landing at Gale Crater in 2012, the Curiosity Rover has been examining the Martian surface …

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The new Adobe tool detects if a face has been tagged with Photoshop

Every year Adobe has its engineers enjoying experimental projects to be demonstrated at the company's Max conference. The experiments, called "sneaks," are often later integrated with Adobe products. Perhaps the most interesting sneak this time was a feature called "About Face" that can tell when a face has been manipulated. Modern image editing tools make it incredibly easy to change …

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The Google Personal Safety app detects car accidents and automatically calls the emergency number

The fall detection of the Apple Watch has already been credited with saving lives, and now Google is applying this way of thinking to car safety. According to XDA Developers Google is working on a personal safety app with "auto-crash detection". Using various sensors, including accelerometers and even microphones, pixel phones are trying to detect an accident. In this case, …

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New laser vibration sensor detects buried objects from moving vehicles

The sensor is designed to improve detection of landmines and non-destructive testing. Detecting landmines can be a challenging and slow process. If captured by a moving vehicle, it would speed up the process, but at the expense of accuracy. At the Optical Society Laser Congress (OSA), held in Vienna, Austria from September 29 to October 3, 2019, researchers from the …

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New vibration sensor detects buried objects from moving vehicles

Vibration image of buried objects with LAMBDIS. Picture credits: V. Aranchuk, Univ. Mississippi Landmine detection can be a challenging and slow process. If captured by a moving vehicle, it would speed up the process, but at the expense of accuracy. At the Optical Society Laser Congress (OSA), which took place from September 29 to October 3, 2019 in Vienna, Austria, …

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NASA detects mysterious green and blue lightning from the distant galaxy

NASA has discovered something mysterious in space that can not be fully explained – bright flashes of green and blue spots that appeared and disappeared in a cosmic second. The NuSTAR X-ray Observatory looked at the fireworks galaxy (NGC 6946) and saw several blue and green spots of light that appeared and disappeared within a few weeks, according to a …

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