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Moon: Magnetic lava tubes explain Reiner Gamma enigma

Latest science news discoveries about the surface of the Moon presents curious patterns in whirlpools, whose origin remains mysterious. One of them, Reiner Gamma, has just been studied closely, leading to the idea that these lunar swirls would be the manifestation of highly magnetized lava tubes. The lunar swirls, these whirlwind-shaped patterns, are enigmatic shiny


Offbeat Science: When the thirst for beer encourages agriculture

Social science news about this summer, World Cup football requires, the beer has flowed freely. But have you ever wondered since when beer is an integral part of our societal rituals? According to archaeologists from Stanford University, one would have to go back far … far back in time. Beyond even perhaps the birth of


In-Orbit Satellite Services: Europe Needs a Second Generation Vehicle

Given the importance of space for many economic sectors, the strong development of space activity and its privatization, orbital services, already identified, require a multi-tasking vehicle that Europe does not have. Thales Alenia Space is working on this idea and hopes that ESA and the European Commission will decide to finance the first steps of