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Asteroid Phaeton does not have a dust tail

Asteroid (3200) Phaeton near the sun (illustration). © NASA/JPL-Caltech/IPAC Unlike most meteor showers, the Geminids are not caused by a comet, but by the asteroid...

Dino Tail: Not a supersonic whip crack, though

Researchers have developed a "quick witted" computer model (above) of the tails of diplodocid dinosaurs (model below). © Simone Conti/Zachi Evenor ...

Dinosaur with a bizarre tail discovered in Chile

The tail somewhat resembles a macuahuitl; a feared 'sword' that was used as a weapon by the Aztecs, among others. Researchers have unearthed the...

Stable landing thanks to the tail

Gecko patent for stable landing: analyzed and technically implemented. (Photos by Ardian Jusufi, illustration by Andre Wee) Natural patent with potential for robotics: Bionics...

Rolls-Royce presents ‘Boat Tail’

Rolls-Royce wants to return to the ancient art of 'coachbuilding', we recently learned. The brand puts words into action: this is the unique...

McLaren Elva kicked on the tail by Lando Norris

None other than McLaren F1 driver Lando Norris has been given the opportunity to try out the spectacular Elva. At Circuit Silverstone, Norris...

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