Friday , September 25 2020

Science and Nature

Track from centre of Milky Manner: ‘Pillars of Creation’

Track from centre of Milky Manner: ‘Pillars of Creation’

Now humans can listen to the sound of the center of the Milky Way ‘Pillars of Creation’ and the Cassiopeia A supernova.  NASA’s Chandra X-ray Observatory shared a new project that uses sonification to turn astronomical images from Chandra and other telescopes into sound. The project involves transforming data into audio. The Pillars of Creation…

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Penicillin: fungus by likelihood grown by Fleming in 1928 has its genome sequenced for the first time

Penicillin: fungus by likelihood grown by Fleming in 1928 has its genome sequenced for the first time

The penicillin mould accidentally grown by physician and microbiologist Alexander Fleming in London in 1928 has had its genome sequenced for the first time.Researchers from the UK analysed frozen samples of Sir Fleming's original strain of the fungus — and compared them with their modern, industrially-used counterparts.They found that the wild UK strain used a slightly…

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