Exploding Star observed by Chinese astronomers over 2,000 years ago

Exploding Star observed by Chinese astronomers over 2,000 years ago

An international team of astronomers has identified the ancient remains of a nova inside a galactic globular cluster. Using the Very Large...
NASA Says Aluminum Fraud Caused $700 Million Satellite Failures (Reports)

NASA Says Aluminum Fraud Caused $700 Million Satellite Failures (Reports)

The destruction of two Taurus rockets and the NASA satellites they carried is an especially frustrating failure in the annals of...
Blue whale fossil 85 discovered, marine giant lived about 1.5 million years ago

Blue whale fossil 85 discovered, marine giant lived about 1.5 million years ago

The blue whale is not only the largest animal alive today, it is the largest one that has ever lived. Now,...
Antidote found for venomous box jellyfish (Reports)

Antidote found for venomous box jellyfish (Reports)

Australian and Chinese scientists have identified an antidote to the venom of the much-feared box jellyfish (Chironex fleckeri) that, in mice...
Egyptian Tomb Found With Dozens of Mummies (Reports)

Egyptian Tomb Found With Dozens of Mummies (Reports)

Mummified remains of dozens of ancient Egyptian men, women, and children have been revealed at a newly discovered tomb in southeast...
Study: Astrophysicists find elusive molecule that 'kick-started' the universe

Study: Astrophysicists find elusive molecule that ‘kick-started’ the universe

“It was the beginning of chemistry,” said David Neufeld, a professor of molecular astrophysics at John Hopkins University and co-author...
Saturn's moon Titan sports phantom hydrocarbon lakes (Reports)

Saturn’s moon Titan sports phantom hydrocarbon lakes (Reports)

Methane rain on Titan can create methane lakes 330 feet (100 metres) deep in the moon's northern polar region. The hydrological system...
Kepler-47: Third planet found hiding in 'Tatooine' star system

Kepler-47: Third planet found hiding in ‘Tatooine’ star system

San Diego State University astronomers played a role in the recent discovery of a third planet within the Kepler-47 planetary system. A...
Black Hole Given the Hawaiian Name 'Powehi.' (Reports)

Black Hole Given the Hawaiian Name ‘Powehi.’ (Reports)

The black hole that was captured in a first-ever picture this week has been named “Powehi,” courtesy of a language professor...
Researchers predict a new solar cycle (Reports)

Researchers predict a new solar cycle (Reports)

Solar physicists predict another weak 11-year solar cycle ahead. At the same time, they expect the coming cycle to break the...

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