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Margaux Lopez

Astronomy

Vera C. Rubin Observatory

Margaux has authored 4 articles

Math models can help cardiologists by finding the heart's hidden waves

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Even seasoned physicians may struggle to interpret EKGs

Margaux Lopez

Strong butt muscles are the key to sprinting at an elite level

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Instead of the hamstrings, your butt is the real motor behind lightning-fast sprint speeds, at least if you're an elite male sprinter

Margaux Lopez

The Ever Given and the physics of big ships clogged the Suez Canal

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Wider and wider container ships carry more cargo but are extremely difficult to steer in tight spaces like a canal

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A "strange, giant" galaxy is breaking all the rules

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Without a supermassive black hole to stop them from forming, why aren’t there any young stars?

How binary stars' planets are born

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A new mathematical simulation shows how gas and dust could swirl into planets in dual-star systems

Two mistakes by a pair of astronomers expanded our knowledge of dying stars

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Wade and Hjellming were initially looking for red supergiants. They didn't find them, but that doesn't mean they failed

Think twice before you ice after an injury

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Applying ice to a sprained ankle or wrist decreases blood flow to the area for longer than previously thought

Seeing in different lights paints a more detailed picture of Jupiter

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Newly released images show the planet in infrared, visible, and ultraviolet light

Foam rolling can help athletes hurdle the post-halftime slump

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A new study looks at how this common self-massage technique affects athletic performances

T. rex walked as slowly as a human, and may have used its tail as a suspension system

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In prehistoric times, you could have strolled down the street and chatted with your friendly neighborhood T. rex without even breaking a sweat

Boosting one enzyme could help protect our brains when oxygen is limited

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New research examines how hydrogen sulfide gas is processed in the brain during hypoxia

Rock varnish, the thin, dark coating on rocks' surfaces, is an indicator of life

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Rock varnish is produced by magnesium-rich bacteria