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Need a Tums? Supermassive Black Hole Discovered Suffering From ’Indigestion’

Need a Tums? Supermassive Black Hole Discovered Suffering From ’Indigestion’

Need a Tums? Supermassive Black Hole Discovered Suffering From ’Indigestion’ © NASA. ESA If you get a bad bout of indigestion from one too many hot dogs, you can always…

Secret tunnel found 30 feet below the Pyramid of the Moon in Mexico’s Teotihuacan ruins may have been built to ‘replicate the underworld’

Secret tunnel found 30 feet below the Pyramid of the Moon in Mexico’s Teotihuacan ruins may have been built to ‘replicate the underworld’

Secret tunnel found 30 feet below the Pyramid of the Moon in Mexico’s Teotihuacan ruins may have been built to ‘replicate the underworld’ Teotihuacan had its apex between 100 B.C.…

World first: New polymer goes for a walk when illuminated

World first: New polymer goes for a walk when illuminated

World first: New polymer goes for a walk when illuminated This is a timelapse image of the walking device. Credit: Bart van Overbeeke Scientists at Eindhoven University of Technology and…

Odd properties of water and ice explained: Water exists as two different liquids

Odd properties of water and ice explained: Water exists as two different liquids

Odd properties of water and ice explained: Water exists as two different liquids Pictured is an artist’s impression of the two forms of ultra-viscous liquid water with different density. On…

Massive Ancient Hieroglyphs Unearthed in Egypt Shock Researchers

Massive Ancient Hieroglyphs Unearthed in Egypt Shock Researchers

Massive Ancient Hieroglyphs Unearthed in Egypt Shock Researchers CC BY-SA 3.0 / / An expedition from Yale University and the Royal Museum of Art and History unearthed some previously unknown…

Orion blazing bright in radio light

Orion blazing bright in radio light

  Orion blazing bright in radio light A ribbon of ammonia — a tracer of star-forming gas — in the Orion Nebula as seen with the GBT (orange). Background image…

Two-headed porpoise caught in fishing net is first ever found

Two-headed porpoise caught in fishing net is first ever found

Two-headed porpoise caught in fishing net is first ever found A rare case of cetacean conjoined twins Henk Tanis By Georgina Hines Fishers off the coast of the Netherlands got…

ALMA hears birth cry of a massive baby star

ALMA hears birth cry of a massive baby star

ALMA hears birth cry of a massive baby star The massive protostar is surrounded by a disk of gas and dust. The outflow is launched from the surface of the…

Century-old relativity experiment used to measure a white dwarf’s mass

Century-old relativity experiment used to measure a white dwarf’s mass

  Century-old relativity experiment used to measure a white dwarf’s mass This illustration reveals how the gravity of a white dwarf star warps space and bends the light of a…

Scientists discover a 2-D magnet

Scientists discover a 2-D magnet

Scientists discover a 2-D magnet This is a top-view depiction of a single CrI3 layer. Grey balls represent Cr atoms, and purple balls are I atoms. Credit: Efren Navarro-Moratalla Magnetic…

Breakthrough in the search for life on Mars as Curiosity finds layered lake that offered ‘multiple opportunities for different types of microbes to survive’

Breakthrough in the search for life on Mars as Curiosity finds layered lake that offered ‘multiple opportunities for different types of microbes to survive’

Breakthrough in the search for life on Mars as Curiosity finds layered lake that offered ‘multiple opportunities for different types of microbes to survive’ Layered rock shows shallow water at…

Secret of sperm’s ‘bendy’ tail revealed

Secret of sperm’s ‘bendy’ tail revealed

Secret of sperm’s ‘bendy’ tail revealed The sperm tail is made up of a complex system of filaments, connected by elastic springs Credit: © videodoctor / Fotolia Scientists at the…

LIGO detects gravitational waves for third time

LIGO detects gravitational waves for third time

LIGO detects gravitational waves for third time Results confirm new population of black holes This artist’s conception shows two merging black holes similar to those detected by LIGO. The black…

‘Game-changer for autism’: 100-year-old drug reverses symptoms, study finds

‘Game-changer for autism’: 100-year-old drug reverses symptoms, study finds

‘Game-changer for autism’: 100-year-old drug reverses symptoms, study finds The drug Suramin could be used to alleviate the symptoms of autism © Veri Sanovri / Global Look Press A drug…

How most antimatter in the Milky Way forms: Mystery solved

How most antimatter in the Milky Way forms: Mystery solved

How most antimatter in the Milky Way forms: Mystery solved Artist’s concept of the Milky Way Galaxy. GLAST will provide detailed information on where stars are forming. Credit: NASA JPL…

New genetic roots for intelligence discovered

New genetic roots for intelligence discovered

New genetic roots for intelligence discovered   Brain (stock image). Credit: © adimas / Fotolia Intelligence is one of the most investigated traits in humans and higher intelligence is associated…

The big star that couldn’t become a supernova

The big star that couldn’t become a supernova

The big star that couldn’t become a supernova One star’s ‘massive fail’ could help solve a mystery In the failed supernova of a red supergiant, the envelope of the star…

New object near supermassive black hole in famous galaxy

New object near supermassive black hole in famous galaxy

New object near supermassive black hole in famous galaxy Discovery indicates galaxy probably merged with another   Artist’s conception of newly-discovered secondary supermassive black hole orbiting the main, central supermassive…

For The First Time, Physicists Have Observed a Giant Magnetic ‘Bridge’ Between Galaxies

For The First Time, Physicists Have Observed a Giant Magnetic ‘Bridge’ Between Galaxies

For The First Time, Physicists Have Observed a Giant Magnetic ‘Bridge’ Between Galaxies Whoa. FIONA MACDONALD For the first time, scientists have detected evidence of a magnetic field that’s associated…

Astrophysicists Examine the Influence of “Gravitational Noise” on Astrophysical Studies

Astrophysicists Examine the Influence of “Gravitational Noise” on Astrophysical Studies

Astrophysicists Examine the Influence of “Gravitational Noise” on Astrophysical Studies A map showing the characteristic values of the “jittering” of source coordinates around their true position caused by the Galaxy’s…

Egypt discovers new necropolis in Minya, first in area

Egypt discovers new necropolis in Minya, first in area

    Egypt discovers new necropolis in Minya, first in area An Egyptian archaeological mission has found a necropolis holding at least 17 mummies near the Nile Valley city of…

Astronomers Discover a Potential Recoiling Supermassive Black Hole

Astronomers Discover a Potential Recoiling Supermassive Black Hole

Astronomers Discover a Potential Recoiling Supermassive Black Hole Astronomers have discovered a potential recoiling supermassive black hole (CXO J101527.2+625911). This recoiling black hole candidate is located about 3.9 billion light-years…

Antibiotic breakthrough: How to overcome gram-negative bacterial defenses

Antibiotic breakthrough: How to overcome gram-negative bacterial defenses

  Antibiotic breakthrough: How to overcome gram-negative bacterial defenses 6DNM-amine is a proof of concept that the new approach can transform gram-positive antibiotics to drugs that can also kill gram-negative…

A first-ever find in Egypt: 4,000-year-old funerary garden at tomb entrance

A first-ever find in Egypt: 4,000-year-old funerary garden at tomb entrance

A first-ever find in Egypt: 4,000-year-old funerary garden at tomb entrance This is a funerary garden discovered by CSIC’s research team. Credit: CSIC Communications The Djehuty Project, led by research…

Scientists find giant wave rolling through the Perseus galaxy cluster

Scientists find giant wave rolling through the Perseus galaxy cluster

Scientists find giant wave rolling through the Perseus galaxy cluster This X-ray image of the hot gas in the Perseus galaxy cluster was made from 16 days of Chandra observations.…

A Massive Lake Of Molten Carbon The Size Of Mexico Was Just Discovered Under The US

A Massive Lake Of Molten Carbon The Size Of Mexico Was Just Discovered Under The US

A Massive Lake Of Molten Carbon The Size Of Mexico Was Just Discovered Under The US Forbes A recent scientific discovery has drastically changed our view of the global carbon cycle…

Intergalactic gas and ripples in the cosmic web

Intergalactic gas and ripples in the cosmic web

    Intergalactic gas and ripples in the cosmic web This schematic representation illustrates the technique used to probe the small-scale structure of the cosmic web using light from a…

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…