Sophia Sanchez-Maes


Dinosaur Secrets

Preserved proteins reveal a more accurate tree of life Paleontology has long been regarded as the domain of dinosaur bones, teeth, and shells. During fossilization,

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What’s Hot, Dense, and Spins Like Crazy?

Just moments after the big bang, all matter existed in a state called the quark-gluon plasma. Yale professor Helen Caines and her group work with the STAR collaboration, together aiming to discover the properties of our universe this early in its history.

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Solid Evidence for Liquid Water on Dione

Data gathered by NASA’s Cassini mission suggests that liquid water is present on Saturn’s Dione, researchers reported in the journal Geophysical Research Letters in October 2016.

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