Equipped with a light and a camera, Karim Jabbari hopes his work can serve as a link between conservative traditional calligraphy and our augmented reality.
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Laser-scanning technology can create exceptionally detailed 3D models of cultural sites, bringing them to life online—and helping experts restore them if disaster strikes.
The Pfizer, Moderna, and AstraZeneca vaccines are at least 90% effective, according to clinical trials. Here’s who may get vaccinated first.
Both vaccines performed excellently in clinical trials. What comes next?
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A four-year fuel blockade in the 1990s threatened the tiny country’s forests. Ever since, it’s been replanting its trees—a task that’s more complicated than expected.
OSIRIS-REx scooped up so much rock, dust, and debris from Bennu that its sampling container became jammed, causing asteroid bits to leak into outer space. Now, the mission team is reassessing its sample stowing plans.
Despite concerns that the surface of Bennu might be too rocky, the probe’s touchdown produced a dramatic shower of debris, opening the way for future insights into the mysteries of our solar system.
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