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Beeswax Filling Found in 6,500-Year-Old Human Tooth
Evidence that stone-age dentists were at work nearly seven millennia ago was discovered in Eastern Europe. A team ...
May 8, 2019
Saturn Shock Waves Create Particle Accelerators
NASA's Cassini spacecraft detected a strong bow shock while studying the ringed planet, revealing a massive acceleration of ...
February 27, 2013
Trapped Planetary Waves Amplify Extreme Weather
A new German study has revealed changes in the patterns of atmospheric flow around the Northern hemisphere that ...
February 26, 2013
Historian: Old English Crop Circles Prove No Hoaxing Involved
Images of U.K. crop circles from 1945 and earlier are evidence that these formations are not made by ...
February 6, 2013
Vast Storm Circles Saturn and Consumes Itself
NASA's Cassini spacecraft has revealed a huge storm engulfed Saturn and only ceased when it hit its own ...
February 6, 2013
Chameleon Star Triggers Pulsar Debate
New observations of a pulsar are challenging all existing theories about these stars' dynamics.
January 30, 2013
Liquid Metal Marbles Revolutionize Nanomaterials (Video)
Australian researchers have encapsulated droplets of liquid metal with an insulative or semiconducting nano-coating, that could have applications ...
January 23, 2013
Microquasar Generates Giant Manatee Nebula
The supernova remnant W50 has been dubbed the Giant Manatee Nebula based on a new shot of the ...
January 21, 2013
Einstein Was Right: Space-Time Appears to Be Smooth
Space-time may be more smooth than foamy, supporting Albert Einstein's General Theory of Relativity.
January 14, 2013
Galactic ‘Nessie Bone’ Discovered in Milky Way
A long skinny filament of dust and gas has been found in our galaxy that astronomers refer to ...
January 10, 2013
Disc of Dwarf Galaxies Dancing Around Andromeda
Our neighboring galaxy Andromeda is being circled by about 30 smaller galaxies, half of which are in a ...
January 8, 2013
Milky Way’s Monster Outflows Help Generate Galactic Magnetic Field
Supersonic geysers of charged particles have been discovered streaming from our galaxy's center that span about two-thirds of ...
January 4, 2013
Earthworms Synthesize Semiconductors From Heavy Metals
The red worm, Lumbricus rubellus, can make nano-semiconductors called quantum dots when fed soil that contains metals like ...
January 3, 2013
Growing Giant Planets Guzzle Gas Streams
The Atacama Large Millimeter/submillimeter Array (ALMA) telescope has revealed huge streams of gas crossing a gap in the ...
January 2, 2013
How Some Stars Keep Their Youthful Looks
New research has shown that globular clusters may contain varied distributions of blue straggler stars, suggesting they age ...
December 20, 2012
Nearest Sun-Like Star May Host Habitable Planet
Tau Ceti, one of our closest sun-like stars, has a planetary system, including a world in the habitable ...
December 19, 2012
12 Matter Particles Form Basis of Nature
The number of matter particles or fermions contained in the standard model of particle physics has been confirmed ...
December 18, 2012
First Microquasar Found in Andromeda Galaxy
A microquasar or moderate-sized black hole consuming matter from a companion star has been found in our neighboring ...
December 12, 2012
Nazca Lines Include Ceremonial Labyrinth
A highly detailed study of the Nazca Lines in Peru has concluded they were used for ceremonial progressions, ...
December 11, 2012
NASA’s Voyager 1 Now Traveling on ‘Magnetic Highway’
Voyager 1 has arrived at the very edge of our solar system, and could break through to interstellar ...
December 5, 2012
Pac-Man 2 Spotted in Saturn System by Cassini
NASA's Cassini has revealed another pattern that looks like Pac-Man on an icy Saturnian moon, this time Tethys.
November 29, 2012
Most Powerful Known Quasar Discovered
A quasar with the largest ever outflow has been found using the European Southern Observatory's Very Large Telescope.
November 28, 2012
Super-Jupiter Discovered Circling Massive Star
The Subaru Telescope has imaged an enormous gas giant planet or possibly tiny brown dwarf orbiting the bright ...
November 26, 2012
Missing Hydrogen in Space Consumed by Black Holes?
The mystery of why star-forming hydrogen gas is undetectable in the farthest regions of the universe may have ...
November 14, 2012
Starless Planet Floating Freely Through Space
An object has been spotted near our solar system that is very likely a planet without a host ...
November 14, 2012
Massive Black Hole May Exist Near Earth
The strange behavior of stars in the Sword of Orion may be due to the presence of a ...
November 1, 2012
Light Can Spontaneously Twist Into Knots
A U.K.-Australian research team is simulating knots in light with potential applications for a range of systems including ...
October 30, 2012
Hong Kong Mops Up After Fresh Violence, Braces for October 1 Anniversary
Trump Hails $500 Million Aussie Paper Mill Project in Ohio as ‘Shining Example’ of Fair Trade
3 Dead, 4 Hospitalized After Suspected Drug Overdose in Pittsburgh: Reports
Protesters and Police Clash in Another Weekend of Tension in Hong Kong
Court Rules That Gender Concerns Override Religious Principles
Modi Invites Trump to Rally in Show of Unity in Houston
‘Things Are Being Implied That Don’t Exist,’ Mnuchin Says of Trump’s Ukraine Call
Trump Has No Plans to Meet With Iran at UN, as US Sends Troops to Saudi Arabia
‘Stay Away’: Iran’s President Issues Warning to the West to Keep Out
Greek Police Make Arrest in 1985 Hijacking of TWA Flight 847
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