China's Shenzhou 13 crew takes its first spacewalk, the country's 1st by a female astronaut
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China's Shenzhou 13 crew takes its first spacewalk, the country's 1st by a female astronaut

On Nov. 7, 2021, the first spacewalk was made by astronauts from China's Shenzhou 13 mission. They were on their way to Tiangong space station
The observation of correlated states and superconductivity in twisted trilayer graphene
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The observation of correlated states and superconductivity in twisted trilayer graphene

Credit: Zhang et al. Two layers of graphene, or other two-dimensional (2D), materials are placed on top of one another with slight angle
Researchers develop a new way to control and measure energy levels in a diamond crystal
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Researchers develop a new way to control and measure energy levels in a diamond crystal

Caption:Instrumentation setup in the Quantum Engineering Group at MIT to study dynamical symmetries with qubits in diamond crystals Credit: Guoqing
Pandemic's effect on scientists may be long lasting, study finds
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Pandemic's effect on scientists may be long lasting, study finds

Credit: Unsplash/CC0 public domain The effects of the hugely disruptive event are still being felt by the scientific community more than a year and
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New crew docks at China's first permanent space station

BEIJING (AP), Chinese astronauts started Saturday their six-month mission to China's first permanent station in space. They successfully docked
Controlling thin films with atomic 'spray painting'
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Controlling thin films with atomic 'spray painting'

Researchers were able to determine the effects of iron on the material's function through high-precision synthesis and measurements in oxide thin
China eyes sending 1st female astronaut to new space station
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China eyes sending 1st female astronaut to new space station

After her 2013 flight, Wang Yaping, a Chinese astronaut, spoke at an event in 2017. She may be the first woman to visit China’s new space station.
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Mars Had Liquid Water On Its Surface. Here's Why Scientists Think It Vanished

Mars Had Liquid Water On Its Surface. Here are the reasons scientists believe it vanished Zoomen this image toggle caption NASA/WireImage
Mars habitability limited by its small size, isotope study suggests
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Mars habitability limited by its small size, isotope study suggests

Artist's rendering of Mars with Earth-like water. Credit: Image: NASA Earth Observatory/Joshua Stevens; NOAA National Environmental Satellite, Data,
Leaf-inspired material makes different liquids flow in opposite ways
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Leaf-inspired material makes different liquids flow in opposite ways

A surface with 3D-ratchet structures that allow liquids of different surface tensions and to spread in different directions. This idea was inspired