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Thursday, December 19, 2019

The science of Star Wars

The science of Star Wars

How did those planets form? Could they exist in our universe? Could Star Wars really happen? Stanford Earth experts on planetary formation, processes and habitability discuss the science behind the beloved saga. Read more.

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Top 10 2019 SR stories

The reopening of Frost Amphitheater and a diagnostic tool for Parkinson's were among the 10 most popular news stories in Stanford Report.

Frost Amphitheater

science & technology

Sounding out the brain

To study the brain is a less invasive way, materials scientists are using sonogenetics, which uses ultrasound waves to turn genes on and off.

Brain image

Turn Off for Break Laser vision correction study


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