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New ALMA Observations Show Stellar Explosion in Unprecedented Detail

New ALMA Observations Show Stellar Explosion in Unprecedented Detail

New ALMA Observations Show Stellar Explosion in Unprecedented Detail Astronomers captured these dramatic images of the remains of a 500-year-old explosion as they explored the firework-like debris from the birth…

Wax worm caterpillar will eat plastic shopping bags: New solution to plastic waste?

Wax worm caterpillar will eat plastic shopping bags: New solution to plastic waste?

Wax worm caterpillar will eat plastic shopping bags: New solution to plastic waste? This image shows a wax worm chewing a hole through plastic. Polyethylene debris can be seen attached…

Astronomers perform largest-ever survey of high-mass binary star systems

Astronomers perform largest-ever survey of high-mass binary star systems

Astronomers perform largest-ever survey of high-mass binary star systems An international group of researchers has identified and characterized 82 binaries in a satellite galaxy of the Milky Way The Milky…

Milky Way: Hydrogen halo lifts the veil of our galactic home

Milky Way: Hydrogen halo lifts the veil of our galactic home

Milky Way: Hydrogen halo lifts the veil of our galactic home Astronomers find missing mass in the hydrogen halo that surrounds our home galaxy What our Milky Way might look…

Scientists discover massive sulfur-eating hell-clams in the Philippines

Scientists discover massive sulfur-eating hell-clams in the Philippines

Scientists discover massive sulfur-eating hell-clams in the Philippines Rachel Becker,The Verge Scientists have discovered a hellish, sulfur-eating, worm-like relative of clams living in a Philippines bay, a new study reports.—…

Egyptian Archaeologists Make Major Find in Centuries-Old Tomb

Egyptian Archaeologists Make Major Find in Centuries-Old Tomb

  Egyptian Archaeologists Make Major Find in Centuries-Old Tomb © AFP 2017/ MOHAMED EL-SHAHED More than 1,000 statues were found by Egyptian archaeologists in a 3,500-year-old tomb near Luxor, along…

The Large Hadron Collider finds ‘intriguing anomalies’ that could rewrite the rules of physics

The Large Hadron Collider finds ‘intriguing anomalies’ that could rewrite the rules of physics

The Large Hadron Collider finds ‘intriguing anomalies’ that could rewrite the rules of physics Experiment involved decay of B0 mesons to a pair of electrons or muons In the Standard…

Harvard Astronomers Estimate the Lifetimes of Massive Star-Forming Regions

Harvard Astronomers Estimate the Lifetimes of Massive Star-Forming Regions

Harvard Astronomers Estimate the Lifetimes of Massive Star-Forming Regions An image of a region with both star-forming cores (seen in the red) and starless clumps (the dark regions). The red…

Collisions generate gas in debris disks

Collisions generate gas in debris disks

    Collisions generate gas in debris disks This is an artist’s impression of gas generation from the collision between objects in a debris disk. Credit: RIKEN Many young stars,…

Shadow of agas cloud detected in an ancient proto-supercluster

Shadow of agas cloud detected in an ancient proto-supercluster

Shadow of agas cloud detected in an ancient proto-supercluster The distribution of galaxies in the proto-supercluster region 11.5 billion years ago (top left), and the Subaru Telescope Suprime-Cam image used…

Discovery of a source of fast magnetic reconnection

Discovery of a source of fast magnetic reconnection

Discovery of a source of fast magnetic reconnection Physicist Will Fox with Magnetic Reconnection Experiment. Credit: Elle Starkman/PPPL Office of Communications Magnetic reconnection, a universal process that triggers solar flares…

Satellite galaxies at edge of Milky Way coexist with dark matter

Satellite galaxies at edge of Milky Way coexist with dark matter

Satellite galaxies at edge of Milky Way coexist with dark matter The Large Magelanic Cloud is a well-known satellite or dwarf galaxy that closely orbits the Milky Way and is…

Health & Scientific Discovery: Lead exposure in childhood linked to lower IQ, lower status jobs, as adults

Health & Scientific Discovery: Lead exposure in childhood linked to lower IQ, lower status jobs, as adults

Lead exposure in childhood linked to lower IQ, lower status jobs, as adults Leaded gasoline creates a natural experiment in long-term study People screened for blood-lead level at age 11…

China claims discovery of its largest gold mine with $22 billion potential

China claims discovery of its largest gold mine with $22 billion potential

China claims discovery of its largest gold mine with $22 billion potential © Bobby Yip / Reuters The biggest ever gold deposit of an estimated 380 tons has been discovered…

Discovery showcases membranes that can fix themselves

Discovery showcases membranes that can fix themselves

Discovery showcases membranes that can fix themselves University of Delaware researchers have developed a self-healing membrane for fuel cells. Credit: Kathy F. Atkinson, University of Delaware Fuel cells are energy…

Stars born in winds from super-massive black holes

Stars born in winds from super-massive black holes

Stars born in winds from super-massive black holes Artist’s impression of stars born in winds from supermassive black holes. Credit: ESO/M. Kornmesser Observations using ESO’s Very Large Telescope have revealed…

4,000year old tomb discovery sheds new light on lives of Egyptian noblemen (VIDEO, PHOTOS)

4,000year old tomb discovery sheds new light on lives of Egyptian noblemen (VIDEO, PHOTOS)

4,000yo tomb discovery sheds new light on lives of Egyptian noblemen (VIDEO, PHOTOS)   The tomb dates back to almost 4,000 years ago. © Vivek Prakash / Reuters…

Supermassive black hole found kicked out of galactic core: NASA

Supermassive black hole found kicked out of galactic core: NASA

Supermassive black hole found kicked out of galactic core: NASA A research team led by Chinese astronomers has discovered the brightest supermassive quasar, a shining object produced by the blackhole,…

Milky Way-like galaxies in early universe embedded in ‘super halos’

Milky Way-like galaxies in early universe embedded in ‘super halos’

Milky Way-like galaxies in early universe embedded in ‘super halos’ Artist impression of a progenitor of Milky Way-like galaxy in the early universe with a background quasar shinning through a…

LHC Discovers Five New Particles at the Same Time — NOVA Next

LHC Discovers Five New Particles at the Same Time — NOVA Next

LHC Discovers Five New Particles at the Same Time — NOVA Next   LHC Discovers Five New Particles at the Same Time — NOVA Next Physicists working at the Large…

Relativistic electrons uncovered with NASA’s Van Allen Probes

Relativistic electrons uncovered with NASA’s Van Allen Probes

  Relativistic electrons uncovered with NASA’s Van Allen Probes   During a strong geomagnetic storm, electrons at relativistic energies, which are usually only found in the outer radiation belt, are…

Health & Science: Diabetes drug may help treat breast cancer: Chinese researchers

Health & Science: Diabetes drug may help treat breast cancer: Chinese researchers

Diabetes drug may help treat breast cancer: Chinese researchers Researchers in China have discovered that a drug used to treat diabetes could be effective against a form of deadly breast…

Skull of monster ‘king’ polar bear discovered in remote Alaska

Skull of monster ‘king’ polar bear discovered in remote Alaska

Skull of monster ‘king’ polar bear discovered in remote Alaska Léa Surugue,International Business Times A giant skull discovered in remote Alaska may belong to a mysterious ancient polar bear, referred…

Scientists identify a black hole choking on stardust

Scientists identify a black hole choking on stardust

Scientists identify a black hole choking on stardust Data suggest black holes swallow stellar debris in bursts In this artist’s rendering, a thick accretion disk has formed around a supermassive…

Bird-Eating Spiders: 3 Massive, Furry Tarantulas Discovered

Bird-Eating Spiders: 3 Massive, Furry Tarantulas Discovered

Bird-Eating Spiders: 3 Massive, Furry Tarantulas Discovered Stephanie Pappas Live Science Contributor,LiveScience.com Three new species of massive, furry “birdeater” spiders have been discovered, with dozens more stricken from the grouping.…

Astronomers Reveal Superluminous Supernova Gaia16apd is Powered by a Magnetar

Astronomers Reveal Superluminous Supernova Gaia16apd is Powered by a Magnetar

Astronomers Reveal Superluminous Supernova Gaia16apd is Powered by a Magnetar An artist’s conception of a magnetar, with its magnetic field lines. A team of astronomers studying the superluminous supernova Gaia6apd…

Raising Ramses: Archaeologists lift 3,000-year-old statue of Egyptian Pharaoh considered ‘one of the most important discoveries ever’ from muddy ditch in Cairo slum

Raising Ramses: Archaeologists lift 3,000-year-old statue of Egyptian Pharaoh considered ‘one of the most important discoveries ever’ from muddy ditch in Cairo slum

Raising Ramses: Archaeologists lift 3,000-year-old statue of Egyptian Pharaoh considered ‘one of the most important discoveries ever’ from muddy ditch in Cairo slum Researchers from Egypt and Germany found the…

Star discovered whipping around a black hole twice an hour

Star discovered whipping around a black hole twice an hour

  Star discovered whipping around a black hole twice an hour Astronomers have found evidence for a star that whips around a black hole about twice an hour. This may…

Single-atom magnets to pave the way for smaller and denser storage devices: IBM

Single-atom magnets to pave the way for smaller and denser storage devices: IBM

Single-atom magnets to pave the way for smaller and denser storage devices: IBM A new discovery could pave the way for magnetic storage systems that are smaller, denser, and more…

Ancient Egyptian statue discovered in Cairo wasteland (PHOTOS, VIDEO)

Ancient Egyptian statue discovered in Cairo wasteland (PHOTOS, VIDEO)

Ancient Egyptian statue discovered in Cairo wasteland (PHOTOS, VIDEO) © Khaled Desouki / AFP Remains of an ancient Egyptian statue believed to depict Pharaoh Ramses II have been found hidden in…

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