TEM is often used to obtain detailed images of the internal structures of cells. Images of Salmonella bacteria taken via light microscopy and scanning electron microscopy. Much more detail can be seen in the scanning electron micrograph. The resolution of a microscope or lens is the smallest distance by which two points can be separated and still be distinguished as separate objects. The smaller this value, the higher the resolving power of the microscope and the better the clarity and detail of the image.

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A light microscope, of the sort commonly found in high school and undergraduate biology labs. Both magnification and resolution are important if you want a clear picture of something very tiny. For example, if a microscope has high magnification but low resolution, all you’ll get is a bigger version of a blurry image.

If participation in cultural practices is central to our development as humans, then these practices will influence how we learn and practice science. In psychology, scholars who have intentionally focused on cultural orientations have expanded previously accepted conceptions of identity development, motivation and resilience. Research on the effect of teaching children to appreciate their racial heritage has pushed boundaries of accepted conceptions of identity development. Minority scholars have pointed out that studies tend to focus on the effects of diversity rather than the effects of homogeneity and other gaps in scientific practices. Nevertheless, by the late 19th century the geologists included here had reached a consensus for the age of the earth of around 100 million years. Having come that far, they were initially quite reluctant to accept a further expansion of the geologic timescale by a factor of 10 or more. And we should resist the temptation to blame them for their resistance.

Scientists estimate that dwarf planet Ceres consists of about 25 percent water ice, a fraction of which could be in the liquid state. Data from NASA’s Dawn mission could determine if Ceres hosts a subsurface ocean. Two comets, however, threw a curveball at scientists who had counted out comets as the source of Earth’s water. In 2010, researchers used the Herschel space telescope to measure the D/H ratio of comet 103P/Hartley 2. They reported that 103P’s water nearly matched that found on Earth.

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Famously, physicist Stephen Hawking tested the possibility of time travel by throwing a dinner party where invitations noting the date, time and coordinates were not sent out until after it had happened. His hope was that his invitation would be read by someone living in the future, who had capabilities to travel back in time. It turns out there is more to the “marvelous” asteroid Dinkinesh and its newly discovered satellite than first meets the eye. The team hopes these data will not only improve the overall accuracy of climate reconstructions during World War II but also shed light on an anomalously warm period duringWorld War II. Francis Bacon’s 1620 Novum Organum was critical in the development of scientific method. OpenAlex and Scholia can be used to visualize and explore scientific fields and research topics. Metascience refers to or includes a field of science that is about science itself.

The idea that females may play a more active role and might even have sex with many males did not receive attention until female biologists began to do field observations. Her interest in maternal reproductive strategies grew from her empathy with her study subjects. Despite common wisdom, metal does not necessarily cause sparking inside a microwave; indeed, the cooking chamber walls are metal.

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Most of our volunteer opportunities are flexible, convenient, and take less than an hour a week. In addition, they looked at how removing rapid Arctic warming from the models would affect more pessimistic or optimistic scenarios. For example, in a more optimistic scenario, where emissions are cut sharply and net zero is reached shortly after 2050, Arctic amplification causes a seven-year difference in the time of passing 1.5°C. NASA’s newest space telescope, the James Webb Space Telescope, is peering at galaxies that were formed at the very beginning of the Big Bang, about 13.7 billion years ago.