A study of Massospondylus carinatus, a dinosaur that lived in what’s now southern African, revealed its growth varied from season to season based on environmental conditions. Its bones revealed growth rings, which researchers likened to those in trees.
Images of Jupiter taken with infrared, visible, and ultraviolet sensors revealed details of the gas giant’s atmosphere that aren’t apparent on the visible spectrum alone, including vastly different views of the Great Red Spot.
NASA’s experimental X-57 Maxwell electric plane spun its propellers as part of its high -voltage ground test. It was the first time the propellers were powered by the same motor that will be used in flight.
Researchers from Brigham Young University created free-floating animations in the air using hologram projectors that don’t require a screen. Naturally, they used the technology to recreate scenes from Star Wars and Star Trek.