Author: Leokadia Głogulska

Quantum Leap: Breakthrough in Quantum Networking Technology

Researchers from Imperial College London, the University of Southampton, and their German counterparts from Stuttgart and Wurzburg, have surmounted a formidable challenge in quantum physics, enabling a pioneering stride in quantum communication. The crux of this advancement lies in successfully linking a quantum memory device with a quantum dot, the inception point of quantum information.…
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Discovering the Colossal: Heaviest Stellar Black Hole Detected in Our Galaxy

Astronomy enthusiasts, brace yourselves for a cosmic spectacle; the Milky Way has just become a lot more intriguing! Scientists have unveiled the discovery of a stellar black hole, known as BH3, which holds the title for the heaviest of its kind within our galaxy. It weighs in at a staggering 33 times the mass of…
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A Celestial Spectacle: The 2024 North American Solar Eclipse

As the Moon’s shadow swept across North America on April 8, 2024, a cosmic event took place that held the continent in awe – a full solar eclipse that stole daylight for moments of mystical darkness. This rare sighting of complete totality was an occurrence many U.S. states had not witnessed for centuries; Ohio last…
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Unveiling Cosmic Fireworks: How Space Telescopes Reveal the Universe’s History

High above the protective blanket of Earth’s atmosphere, a silent celestial spectacle is taking place—gamma-ray bursts (GRBs) are blazing forth, heralding the most violent events in the cosmos. With an observatory like NASA’s Swift leading the charge, scientists can study these rapidly occurring events to peer back billions of years into the universe’s dramatic past.…
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Hong Kong Gears Up for Advanced Manufacturing with AI and Robotics

In an initiative to bolster Hong Kong’s high-value production sector, the Hong Kong Productivity Council (HKPC) joined forces with leading industry experts to host a symposium on April 16, spotlighting the transformative role of industrial artificial intelligence (AI) and robotics in manufacturing. The event, under the theme “Empowering Enterprises with Industrial AI to Advance Manufacturing,”…
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Saturn’s Tiny Moon Mimas Surprises Scientists with Subsurface Ocean

In an astonishing cosmic revelation, scientists have recently uncovered that Mimas, a small moon orbiting the massive planet Saturn, conceals a vast ocean beneath its icy exterior. This significant find was spearheaded by Valéry Lainey and his team, shedding new light on the potential for life in the far reaches of our solar system. Mimas,…
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DIAS Announces ‘Reach for the Stars’ Astrophotography Contest for 2024

The astronomical community in Ireland is abuzz with excitement as the Dublin Institute for Advanced Studies (DIAS) has announced the return of the astrophotography contest, ‘Reach for the Stars.’ Tailored to showcase the celestial beauty captured by amateur and professional photographers alike, this year’s edition introduces the novel ‘Night Sky in Your Hand’ mobile category,…
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Revelations of Mercury and the Dynamics of Sea and Space

Exploring the vastness of space and the intricate systems of our oceans has always been a beacon for scientific curiosity. In the most recent issue of renowned publications, we learned about the captivating similarities between Mercury and Earth’s Moon, signifying a major advancement in our grasp of planetary science. Back in March 1974, the Mariner…
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Exploring the Artistic Vision: A Journey with Bianca Bosker

Diving into the essence of art and its impact on the human soul, journalist Bianca Bosker embarks on a quest to understand the intricacies of artistic appreciation. In her compelling read, “Get the Picture,” Bianca takes on the challenge of developing a discerning eye—the so-called “Eye”—which art connoisseurs boast about in distinguishing great art from…
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Quantum Revolution: Preparing for the Inevitable Technological Shift

Quantum computing is transitioning from theoretical possibility to tangible reality, and world powers aren’t skimping on investments to secure a leading position. Notably, Germany has earmarked 2 billion euros, while France has allocated 150 million euros to bolster this pioneering sector. Industry insiders who once envisaged quantum computing as a distant five-year goal are now…
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