Tree Rings Sheds Light on Stradivarius Mystery

History unfolds in tree rings. were used to determine age of historical buildings together When the Vikings first came to America. Now, tree rings have shed light on a long-standing mystery in the rarest world of multi-million dollar musical instruments. A team of researchers analyzed the wood of two 17th-century two-string instruments, uncovering evidence of […]

4K Ultra HD movie reviews: ‘Shang-Chi and the Legend of the Ten Rings’

Here’s a look at a new action movie and classic spooky comedy released in ultra high definition format. Shang-Chi and the Legend of the Ten Rings: Cinematic Universe Edition (Walt Disney Studios Home Entertainment, PG-13, 1.90:1 aspect ratio, 132 minutes, $39.99) — The 25th movie in the Marvel Cinematic Universe brings to light one of […]

Saturn’s Rings Are Like a Seismometer Revealing the Planet’s Core

Saturn’s icy rings are not just aesthetically wonderful wonders. One of them also records beautiful planetary music. Hidden under a blanket of mostly hydrogen gas, the interior of the planet is shaking. This causes shifts in the local gravitational field that attracts particles in Saturn’s wide C ring and makes them dance. These distinctive jumps […]