October 26, 2021

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The Tallest, Smallest, and Oldest Science of 2019

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The Tallest, Smallest, and Oldest Science of 2019

Scientific discovery often dabbles in the extreme, challenging and exceeding what we think of as "possible." And this year’s discoveries were no different! We present to you three scientific discoveries made this year that set out to find new extremes, and succeeded.

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Sources:
Oldest Fungi
https://www.nature.com/articles/s41586-019-1217-0

https://www.nature.com/articles/d41586-019-01629-1
https://link.springer.com/chapter/10.1007%2F978-94-017-0581-3_27
https://onlinelibrary.wiley.com/doi/full/10.1111/j.1475-4983.2008.00829.x

Weakest Radio Signal
https://science.sciencemag.org/content/363/6431/1072
https://www.tudelft.nl/en/2019/tnw/listening-to-quantum-radio/
https://www.nasa.gov/directorates/heo/scan/communications/outreach/funfacts/txt_radio_spectrum.html
Special thanks to Dr. Gary Steele

Biggest “Mountains”
https://science.sciencemag.org/content/363/6428/736
https://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2019/02/190214153125.htm
https://www.smithsonianmag.com/smithsonian-institution/ask-smithsonian-whats-deepest-hole-ever-dug-180954349/