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Pure iron grains are rare in the universe
Science Magazine The abundant forms in which the major elements in the universe exist have been determined from numerous astronomical observations and meteoritic analyses. Iron (Fe) is an exception, in that only depletion of... 3 hours
A catalog of habitable zone exoplanets
PHYS.ORG The last two decades have seen an explosion of detections of exoplanets, as the sensitivity to smaller planets has dramatically improved thanks especially to the Kepler mission. These discoveries have found that the frequency of planets... 19 hours
A tale of two pulsars' tails: Plumes offer geometry lessons to astronomers
SCIENCE DAILY Like cosmic lighthouses sweeping the universe with bursts of energy, pulsars have fascinated and baffled astronomers since they were first discovered 50 years ago.... 1 day
Galaxy murder mystery
SCIENCE DAILY It’s the big astrophysical whodunnit. Across the Universe, galaxies are being killed and the question scientists want answered is, what’s killing them? 1 day
A tale of two pulsars' tails: Plumes offer geometry lessons to astronomers
PHYS.ORG Like cosmic lighthouses sweeping the universe with bursts of energy, pulsars have fascinated and baffled astronomers since they were first discovered 50 years ago.... 1 day
Galaxy murder mystery
PHYS.ORG It's the big astrophysical whodunnit. Across the Universe, galaxies are being killed and the question scientists want answered is, what's killing them? 2 days
Gene Cernan, last astronaut to walk on moon, dies at 82
REUTERS (Reuters) - Eugene Cernan, the last astronaut to walk on the moon - an... 2 days
A universe of 2 trillion galaxies
PHYS.ORG An international team of astronomers, led by Christopher Conselice, Professor of Astrophysics at the University of Nottingham, have found that the universe contains at least 2 trillion galaxies, ten times more than previously thought. The team's... 3 days
[This Week in Science] Parallel computation in memory-making
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Keck Cosmic Web Imager ships from Caltech to Keck Observatory
PHYS.ORG An instrument designed to image the vast web of gas that connects galaxies in the universe has been shipped from Los Angeles to Hawaii, where it will be... 6 days
[In Depth] Observations hint at a new recipe for giant black holes
Science Magazine Astronomers have glimpsed a new solution to a long-standing puzzle: how black holes could have grown fast enough to explain the monsters a billion... 6 days
Green Glow from Ancient Galaxies Surprises Scientists
SPACE.COM The galaxies are greener on the other side of the universe, it seems: A new analysis reveals that some of the most distant galaxies ever observed are radiating green light, a finding that could... 7 days
Giant Atoms Could Help Unveil 'Dark Matter' and Other Cosmic Secrets
SPACE.COM The universe is an astonishingly secretive place. Mysterious substances known as dark matter and dark energy account for some 95 percent of it. Despite huge effort... 1 week
A Machine Astronomer Could Help Us Find the Unknowns in the Universe
SPACE.COM What have pulsars, quasars, dark matter and dark energy got in common? Answer: each of them took the discoverer by surprise. 1 week
Earliest galaxies got the green light
SCIENCE-NEWS Galaxies in the early universe might have emitted lots of green light, powered by large populations of stars much hotter than most found today. 1 week
Breakthrough Starshot Enlists Giant Telescope to Seek Planets at Alpha Centauri
SPACE.COM Breakthrough Initiatives, a private organization that's dedicated to looking for life elsewhere in the universe, has enlisted the help of a massive telescope in Chile to... 1 week
Detecting the intense green glow from the youngest galaxies to determine galactic evolution
PHYS.ORG Galaxies in the young universe were forming stars at 10- to 50-times higher rates than their modern-day counterparts, such as our Milky... 1 week
Hubble captures 'shadow play' caused by possible planet
PHYS.ORG Eerie mysteries in the universe can be betrayed by simple shadows. The wonder of a solar eclipse is produced by the moon's shadow, and over 1,000 planets around other stars have been... 1 week
Research supports role of supernovas in measuring pace at which the universe expands
SCIENCE DAILY A team of research scientists recently published a paper marking the importance of Type Ia supernovas in measuring the pace at which... 2 weeks
Early Universe Black Holes Grew In Bursts, X-Ray Data Shows | Video
SPACE.COM The Chandra X-ray Observatory was used to scan the same Deep Field-South sky that Hubble has observed. They are using the data to study... 2 weeks
How Far to That Galaxy? Thousands of Cosmic Distances Now Catalogued
SPACE.COM The universe just got an address book. A new NASA catalog of objects will help scientists identify the distance of tens of thousands of objects that... 2 weeks
astronomers discover powerful cosmic double whammy Astronomers Discover Powerful Cosmic Double Whammy
ASTRO WATCH Astronomers have discovered a cosmic one-two punch unlike any ever seen before. Two of the most powerful phenomena in the Universe, a supermassive black... 2 weeks
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ASTRO WATCH A team of researchers has compiled a special catalog to help astronomers figure out the true... 2 weeks
Giant atoms could help unveil 'dark matter' and other cosmic secrets
PHYS.ORG The universe is an astonishingly secretive place. Mysterious substances known as dark matter and dark energy account for some 95% of it. Despite huge effort to... 2 weeks
research reinforces role of supernovae in clocking the universe Research Reinforces Role of Supernovae in Clocking the Universe
ASTRO WATCH How much light does a supernova shed on the history of universe? New research by cosmologists at the... 2 weeks
Astronomers discover powerful cosmic double whammy
PHYS.ORG Astronomers have discovered a cosmic one-two punch unlike any ever seen before. Two of the most powerful phenomena in the Universe, a supermassive black hole, and the collision of giant galaxy clusters, have combined to create... 2 weeks
Cryogenic test probes Einstein's equivalence principle, general relativity, and spacetime 'foam'
PHYS.ORG (Phys.org)—Physicists have performed a test designed to investigate the effects of the expansion of the universe—hoping to answer questions such as "does the expansion of the... 2 weeks
The mystery of part-time pulsars
PHYS.ORG A new discovery has upended the widely held view that all pulsars are orderly ticking clocks of the universe. A survey done at the Arecibo Observatory in Puerto Rico has fortuitously discovered two extremely strange pulsars that undergo... 2 weeks
Observations cast new light on cosmic microwave background
PHYS.ORG Arecibo Observatory observations of galactic neutral hydrogen structure confirm the discovery of an unexpected contribution to the measurements of the cosmic microwave background observed by the WMAP and Planck spacecraft. An accurate... 2 weeks
Theory provides roadmap in quest for quark soup 'critical point'
PHYS.ORG Thanks to a new development in nuclear physics theory, scientists exploring expanding fireballs that mimic the early universe have new signs to look for as they map out... 2 weeks
Role of supernovae in clocking the universe
SCIENCE DAILY New research by cosmologists confirms the accuracy of Type Ia supernovae in measuring the pace at which the universe expands. The findings support a widely held theory that the expansion of the universe is... 2 weeks
Research reinforces role of supernovae in clocking the universe
PHYS.ORG How much light does a supernova shed on the history of universe? 2 weeks
Universe May Have Lost 'Unstable' Dark Matter
SPACE.COM How much dark matter has gone missing since the Big Bang? New research suggests anywhere from 2 to 5 percent. 2 weeks
'Star Trek' Science: Why Vulcans (and Other Aliens) Look Like Humans
LIVE SCIENCE Human life, seeded to other planets by an extraterrestrial civilization, could explain why so many of the aliens in the fictional "Star Trek" universe resemble human... 2 weeks
'Star Trek' Science: Why Vulcans (and Other Aliens) Look Like Humans
SPACE.COM Human life, seeded to other planets by an extraterrestrial civilization, could explain why so many of the aliens in the fictional "Star Trek" universe resemble human... 3 weeks
Universe May Have Lost 'Unstable' Dark Matter
LIVE SCIENCE How much dark matter has gone missing since the Big Bang? New research suggests anywhere from 2 to 5 percent. 3 weeks
Scientists develop novel assay to decode functional elements of genome
SCIENCE DAILY Scientists introduce method to identify regulatory sequences in RNA by analyzing their regulatory function in a massive parallel reporter assay during embryogenesis. The method is called RESA (RNA... 3 weeks
Physicists measure the loss of dark matter since the birth of the universe
PHYS.ORG Russian scientists have discovered that the proportion of unstable particles in the composition of dark matter in the days immediately following the... 3 weeks
Russian Physicists Measure the Loss of Dark Matter Since the Birth of the Universe
ASTRO WATCH Scientists from the Moscow Institute of Physics and Technology (MIPT), the Institute for Nuclear Research (INR) of the Russian Academy... 3 weeks
Speech signal processing—enhancing voice conversion models
PHYS.ORG Altering a person's voice so that it sounds like another person is a useful technique for use in security and privacy, for example. This computational technique, known as voice conversion (VC), usually requires parallel data from... 3 weeks
C elegans could be powerful model for understanding how nervous systems produce behaviors
NEWS MEDICAL The human brain, the most complex object in the universe, has 86 billion neurons with trillions of yet-unmapped connections. 3 weeks
New research points to lncRNA's key role in helping control cellular processes
NEWS MEDICAL Scientific research over the past decade has concentrated almost exclusively on the 2 percent of the genome's protein coding regions, virtually ignoring the other... 3 weeks
Vera Rubin, pioneering U.S. dark matter astronomer, dies at 88
REUTERS (Reuters) - Vera Rubin, a U.S. astronomer who pioneered work on invisible dark matter in the universe and who some colleagues felt was overlooked for a Nobel Prize,... 3 weeks
Biology's 'breadboard': cGAL, a temperature-robust GAL4-UAS system for C. elegans
PHYS.ORG The human brain, the most complex object in the universe, has 86 billion neurons with trillions of yet-unmapped connections. Understanding how it generates behavior is a problem that... 3 weeks
New Receivers Improve ALMA’s Ability to Search for Water in the Universe
ASTRO WATCH The Atacama Large Millimeter/submillimeter Array (ALMA) in Chile has begun observing in a new range of the electromagnetic spectrum. This has been made possible... 4 weeks
Recovery from brain injury, better sleep go hand in hand
SCIENCE DAILY After a traumatic brain injury (TBI), people also experience major sleep problems, including changes in their sleep-wake cycle. A new study shows that recovering from these two conditions... 4 weeks
Gravitational-Wave Hunters Surf to Top Science Magazine Award
SPACE.COM One of the world's top scientific magazines has awarded its highest yearly honor to the Laser Interferometer Gravitational Wave Observatory (LIGO), an experiment searching for ripples in the fabric of the universe. 4 weeks
Best of Last Year—The top Phys.org articles of 2016
PHYS.ORG (Phys.org)—It has been another great year for physics as a team at the University of California, Irvine confirmed the possible discovery of a fifth force of nature—an unknown subatomic particle... 4 weeks
Researcher proposes parallel Intelligence, a move toward the intelligent future
PHYS.ORG Nine months ago, a computer beat one of the world's best players at one of the world's oldest games, Go. That was the start of the era of... 4 weeks
'Star Wars' Science: Is the Force Contagious?
SPACE.COM In the "Star Wars" universe, people who are strong with the Force can do amazing things. But could this incredible power be spread like the flu? 4 weeks
Video: Silicon pore optics stacks
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VLA, ALMA Team Up to Give First Look at Birthplaces of Most Current Stars
ASTRO WATCH Astronomers have gotten their first look at exactly where most of today's stars were born. To do so, they used... 4 weeks
Supercluster of galaxies near Milky Way
SCIENCE DAILY Astronomers have found one of the Universe's biggest superclusters of galaxies near the Milky Way. The Vela supercluster, which had previously gone undetected as it was hidden by stars and dust in the Milky Way, is... 4 weeks
Astronomers find supercluster of galaxies near Milky Way
PHYS.ORG The Australian National University (ANU) is part of an international team of astronomers that found one of the Universe's biggest superclusters of galaxies near the Milky Way. 4 weeks
Are Exoplanets Like Those in ‘Star Wars: Rogue One’ Really Out There?
SCI-NEWS.COM In the ‘Star Wars’ universe, ice, ocean and desert planets burst from the darkness as your ship drops out of light speed. But these... 4 weeks
Catching X-rays in stacked silicon
ESA Eric Wille, optics engineer ESA doesn’t do routine. Nowhere is this more true than for Science, where the goal of each new mission is to observe the Universe in novel ways. New technologies are required to make such... 4 weeks
First light for band 5 at ALMA
PHYS.ORG ALMA observes radio waves from the Universe, at the low-energy end of the electromagnetic spectrum. With the newly installed Band 5 receivers, ALMA has now opened its eyes to a whole new section of... 4 weeks
World’s Largest Digital Survey of Visible Universe Released
SCI-NEWS.COM The largest digital survey of the visible Universe, mapping billions of stars and galaxies, has been publicly released. Astronomers with the Panoramic Survey Telescope & Rapid Response System (Pan-STARRS) project used a... 4 weeks
New insight into elusive antimatter can help unravel universe's mysteries
PHYS.ORG Physicists have believed that the universe is made of both matter and antimatter since the 1930s. While we are well aware of what the physical matter is, antimatter... 4 weeks
NASA Hunts for 'Rogue One: A Star Wars Story' Planets
SPACE.COM Thousands of planets have been discovered outside of our own solar system, including some that resemble the icy, desert or water-covered worlds seen in the fictional universe of... 1 month
Astronomers release largest digital survey of the visible Universe
PHYS.ORG The world's largest digital survey of the visible Universe, mapping billions of stars and galaxies, has been publicly released. 1 month
Astronomers release largest digital survey of the visible universe
SCIENCE DAILY The world's largest digital survey of the visible Universe, mapping billions of stars and galaxies, has been publicly released. 1 month
Scientists Blast Antimatter Atoms With A Laser For The First Time
NPR By comparing the light from anti-atoms with the light from regular atoms, they hope to answer one of the big mysteries of our universe: Why is... 1 month
What's an Earth-Like Planet Anyway?
SPACE.COM For centuries, humans have wondered whether Earth is unique in the universe, or if similar planets exist out there. Even a decade ago, we still did not know — but then NASA's Kepler Space Telescope made discoveries that... 1 month
Syncing data center computers at the speed of light
PHYS.ORG When several computers need to work together, as when calculating in parallel on several parts of a single large problem or managing a large database, they need to keep in... 1 month
Science of 'Star Wars': How Would Lightsabers, the Force & Hyperspeed Work?
SPACE.COM A panel of scientists explored the science behind light sabers, light speed, and the Force in the Star Wars universe. 1 month
Are planets like those in 'Star Wars: Rogue One' really out there? NASA plans to find out
PHYS.ORG In the "Star Wars" universe, ice, ocean and desert planets burst from the darkness... 1 month
'Rogue One' and IMAX: A New 'Star Wars' Featurette
SPACE.COM The chaos of war, alien planets and a looming Death Star draw "Rogue One" viewers into the "Star Wars" universe — especially on IMAX. 1 month
Magnetic Mirror Could Shed New Light on Gravitational Waves and the Early Universe
ASTRO WATCH Researchers have created a new magnetic mirror-based device that could one day help cosmologists discover new details about ripples in space-time known... 1 month
Carbonaceous Chondrites Shed Light on the Origins of Life in the Universe
ASTRO WATCH The meteorite samples analysed in this study come from NASA's Antarctic collection and derive from asteroids and, possibly, from comets. "Chondrites are non-differentiated meteorites,... 1 month
Carbonaceous chondrites shed light on the origins of life in the universe
PHYS.ORG A Spanish-Italian team led by the Spanish National Research Council (CSIC) has discovered that one type of meteorite known as carbonaceous chondrites are capable... 1 month
Review: ROGUE ONE, Maybe the Best 'Star Wars Story' Ever – NO Spoilers
SPACE.COM "Rogue One: A Star Wars Story" is not the old comfortable shoe version of the Star Wars universe its legions of fans... 1 month
Magnetic mirror could shed new light on gravitational waves and the early universe
PHYS.ORG Researchers have created a new magnetic mirror-based device that could one day help cosmologists discover new details about ripples in space-time known... 1 month
Finding the unknowns in the universe
PHYS.ORG What have pulsars, quasars, dark matter and dark energy got in common? Answer: each of them took the discoverer by surprise. While much of science advances carefully and methodically, the majority of truly spectacular discoveries in... 1 month
Finding a needle in a space haystack
PHYS.ORG Stephanie Bernard is one in 24 million. The University of Melbourne PhD candidate is the only Australian given access to NASA's Spitzer Space Telescope, and she is using her time to explore one of... 1 month
Holiday Gift Guide Pick - 'Nightwatch: A Practical Guide to Viewing the Universe' | Video
SPACE.COM Space.com's Hanneke Weitering shares some details on the the pick. Find out more about it and more gift... 1 month
Antarctic site promises to open a new window on the cosmos
PHYS.ORG Antarctica might be one of the most inhospitable regions on the planet, but it is a mecca for astronomers. Its cold, dry air enables observations that... 1 month
Antarctic site promises to open a new window on the cosmos
SCIENCE DAILY Antarctica might be one of the most inhospitable regions on the planet, but it is a mecca for astronomers. Its cold, dry air enables observations that... 1 month
Antarctic Site Promises to Open a New Window on the Cosmos
ASTRO WATCH Antarctica might be one of the most inhospitable regions on the planet, but it is a mecca for astronomers. Its cold, dry air enables observations that... 1 month
In search of 'sterile' neutrinos
PHYS.ORG Lately, neutrinos – the tiny, nearly massless particles that many scientists study to better understand the fundamental workings of the universe – have been posing a problem for physicists. 1 month
Magnetic Reconnection Research Sheds Light on Explosive Phenomena in Astrophysics and Fusion Experiments
ASTRO WATCH Scientists are closer than ever to unraveling a process called magnetic reconnection that triggers explosive phenomena throughout the universe. Solar flares, northern... 1 month
‘Hyper-Starburst’ Galaxy Churns Out Stars, Clues to Universe’s Evolution
ASTRO WATCH A recently discovered galaxy is undergoing an extraordinary boom of stellar construction, revealed by a group of astronomers led by University of Florida graduate student Jingzhe Ma using NASA’s Chandra... 1 month
Dark Matter May be Smoother than Expected
ASTRO WATCH Analysis of a giant new galaxy survey, made with ESO’s VLT Survey Telescope in Chile, suggests that dark matter may be less dense and more smoothly distributed throughout space than previously thought. An international... 1 month
‘Hyper-starburst’ galaxy churns out stars, clues to universe’s evolution
SCIENCE DAILY A recently discovered galaxy is undergoing an extraordinary boom of stellar construction. 1 month
Flashback: John Glenn's Poignant Congressional Gold Medal Honor Speech | Video
SPACE.COM "As our knowledge of our Universe, may god grant us the wisdom and guidance to use it wisely," were words spoken by former NASA astronaut and... 1 month
Magnetic reconnection research sheds light on explosive phenomena in astrophysics and fusion experiments
PHYS.ORG Scientists are closer than ever to unraveling a process called magnetic reconnection that triggers explosive phenomena throughout the universe. Solar flares, northern... 1 month
Dark matter may be smoother than expected
SCIENCE DAILY Analysis of a giant new galaxy survey suggests that dark matter may be less dense and more smoothly distributed throughout space than previously thought. An international team used data from the Kilo Degree Survey... 1 month
Image: Space selfie from XMM-Newton X-ray observatory
PHYS.ORG Launched on 10 December 1999, XMM-Newton is an X-ray observatory designed to investigate some of the most violent phenomena in the Universe. Sources that emit large amounts of X-rays include remnants of supernova explosions... 1 month
The Universe Is Flat — Now What?
LIVE SCIENCE Spoiler alert: the universe is flat. 1 month
Second-Generation Stars Identified, Giving Clues About Their Predecessors
ASTRO WATCH University of Notre Dame astronomers have identified what they believe to be the second generation of stars, shedding light on the nature of the universe’s first stars. A subclass of carbon-enhanced metal-poor... 1 month
The Universe Is Flat — Now What?
SPACE.COM Spoiler alert: the universe is flat. 1 month
Atlas of the RNA universe takes shape
PHYS.ORG As the floor plan of the living world, DNA guides the composition of animals ranging from unicellular organisms to humans. DNA not only helps shepherd every organism from birth through death, it also plays... 1 month
Dark Matter Not So Clumpy After All
SPACE.COM Dark matter, the mysteriously invisible substance that makes up about 27 percent of the mass in the universe, may not be as clumpy as scientists previously thought. 1 month
Second-generation stars identified, giving clues about their predecessors
SCIENCE DAILY Astronomers have identified what they believe to be the second generation of stars, shedding light on the nature of the universe's first stars. 1 month
Dark matter may be smoother than expected
PHYS.ORG Analysis of a giant new galaxy survey, made with ESO's VLT Survey Telescope in Chile, suggests that dark matter may be less dense and more smoothly distributed throughout space than previously thought. An international... 1 month
Second-generation stars identified, giving clues about their predecessors
PHYS.ORG University of Notre Dame astronomers have identified what they believe to be the second generation of stars, shedding light on the nature of the universe's first stars. 1 month
The case for co-decaying dark matter
PHYS.ORG (Phys.org)—There isn't as much dark matter around today as there used to be. According to one of the most popular models of dark matter, the universe contained much more dark matter early on when the temperature... 1 month
Colliding galaxy clusters
PHYS.ORG Galaxy clusters contain a few to thousands of galaxies and are the largest bound structures in the universe. Most galaxies are members of a cluster. Our Milky Way, for example, is a member of the "Local Group," a set of... 1 month
Cassini Probe Will Have Busy Final Year at Titan
SPACE.COM Saturn's moon Titan is being used by scientists to better understand the Earth's atmosphere. One day, it could give scientist a clue about the likelihood of non-Earthlike lifeforms evolving in... 1 month
Embryonic Cluster Galaxy Immersed in Giant Cloud of Cold Gas
ASTRO WATCH Astronomers studying a cluster of still-forming protogalaxies seen as they were more than 10 billion years ago have found that a giant galaxy in the center of the... 2 months
Cargo Spaceship Crash and Pluto's Heavy Heart: The Week's Top Space Stories
SPACE.COM A Russian cargo vessel crashed shortly after launching toward the International Space Station, and astronomers came up with a new hypothesis about Pluto's iconic... 2 months
Astronomers Witness Birth of Massive Cluster Galaxy
SCI-NEWS.COM Massive galaxies may grow from cold molecular gas that condenses as stars rather than forming in violent mergers, according to an international team of astronomers that studied a protocluster of still-forming galaxies. “The formation... 2 months
Bethlehem star may not be a star after all
PHYS.ORG It is the nature of astronomers and astrophysicists to look up at the stars with wonder, searching for answers to the still-unsolved mysteries of the universe. The Star of Bethlehem,... 2 months
Data from ISS Alpha Magnetic Spectrometer suggests possibility of unknown source of positrons
PHYS.ORG (Phys.org)—A team of researchers known as the Alpha Magnetic Spectrometer (AMS) Collaboration has found evidence of a possible unknown source of positrons... 2 months
What Will We Do When Hubble Dies?
SPACE.COM Though NASA will launch its next major space telescope in 2018, when the aging Hubble is retired we'll lose sight of the ultraviolet universe. 2 months
Universe's constants now known with sufficient certainty to redefine the International System of Units
PHYS.ORG Fundamental constants are physical quantities that are universal in nature. For example, the speed of light in vacuum and the... 2 months
Violent collision of massive supernova with surrounding gas powers superluminous supernovae
PHYS.ORG In a unique study, an international team of researchers including members from the Kavli Institute for the Physics and Mathematics of the Universe (Kavli IPMU) simulated... 2 months
‘The Glass Universe’ celebrates astronomy’s unsung heroines
SCIENCE-NEWS In “The Glass Universe,” science writer Dava Sobel shines a light on the women at the Harvard Observatory who mapped the stars. 2 months
Mars Ice Deposit and Thanksgiving in Space: Week's Top Space Stories
SPACE.COM Scientists found a buried ice deposit on Mars that holds more water than Lake Superior, and astronauts celebrated Thanksgiving aboard the International Space Station. Here are... 2 months
NA64 hunts the mysterious dark photon
PHYS.ORG One of the biggest puzzles in physics is that eighty-five percent of the matter in our universe is "dark": it does not interact with the photons of the conventional electromagnetic force and is therefore invisible to... 2 months
NA64 hunts the mysterious dark photon
CERN Stefania Pandolfi An overview of the NA64 experimental set-up at CERN. NA64 hunts down dark photons, hypothetic dark matter particles. (Image: Maximilien Brice/CERN) One of the biggest puzzles in physics is that eighty-five percent of the... 2 months
New network to trace the evolution of the universe
SCIENCE DAILY A new network will bring European research, science and business together to further our understanding of the early universe and its constituents, say authors of a new report. 2 months
Shear brilliance: Computing tackles the mystery of the dark universe
PHYS.ORG Scientists from The University of Manchester working on a revolutionary telescope project have harnessed the power of distributed computing from the UK's GridPP collaboration to tackle one of... 2 months
Researchers propose an explanation for the mysterious onset of a universal process
SCIENCE DAILY A new article describes the physics behind fast magnetic reconnection. Magnetic reconnection takes place when the magnetic field lines embedded in a plasma --... 2 months
Screen to beam technology: The rise of haptic interfaces
PHYS.ORG Haptic interfaces have been readily adopted because of their intuitive ease of use and convenience. Obvious examples are the screens for your mobile phone or other computing devices where keyboards... 2 months
Large Number of Dwarf Galaxies Discovered in the Early Universe
ASTRO WATCH A team of researchers, led by University of California, Riverside astronomers, found for the first time a large population of distant dwarf galaxies that could reveal important details... 2 months
Large number of dwarf galaxies discovered in the early universe
PHYS.ORG A team of researchers, led by University of California, Riverside astronomers, found for the first time a large population of distant dwarf galaxies that could reveal important details... 2 months
Forming stars in the early universe
PHYS.ORG The first stars appeared about one hundred million years after the big bang, and ever since then stars and star formation processes have lit up the cosmos. When the universe was about three billion years old,... 2 months
If we find ET, don't talk to it, says the man who wants to find ET
PHYS.ORG The question of whether there is intelligent life elsewhere in the universe has been asked by... 2 months
Bright Radio Bursts Probe Universe's Hidden Matter
ASTRO WATCH Fast radio bursts, or FRBs, are mysterious flashes of radio waves originating outside our Milky Way galaxy. A team of scientists, jointly led by Caltech postdoctoral scholar Vikram Ravi and Curtin University research fellow... 2 months
 
 

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