Tuesday, September 29, 2020
Scientists find the first galaxy whose ultraviolet luminosity is comparable to that of a quasar

Scientists find the first galaxy whose ultraviolet luminosity is comparable to that of a...

It was found using observations made with the Gran Telescopio Canarias (GTC), at the Roque de los Muchachos Observatory, (Garafía, La Palma, Canary Islands),...
Young Physicist studies the math of 'paradox-free' time travel

Young Physicist studies the math of ‘paradox-free’ time travel

Physicists at the University of Queensland (UQ) claim to have come up with mathematical modelling that states that it is theoretically possible to go...
Research: First measurements of radiation levels on the moon

Research: First measurements of radiation levels on the moon

In the coming years and decades, various nations want to explore the moon, and plan to send astronauts there again for this purpose. But...
Researchers solve mystery of Jupiter's polygon storms

Researchers solve mystery of Jupiter’s polygon storms

At the south pole of Jupiter lurks a striking sight—even for a gas giant planet covered in colorful bands that sports a red spot...
Could there be life on Venus? Paul Davies considers the possibilities

Could there be life on Venus? Paul Davies considers the possibilities

Last week it was announced that phosphine, a compound known as an indicator of life, has been discovered in the atmosphere of Venus. So...
Researchers achieve higher precision weak force measurement between protons, neutrons

Researchers achieve higher precision weak force measurement between protons, neutrons

Through a one-of-a-kind experiment at the Department of Energy's Oak Ridge National Laboratory, nuclear physicists have precisely measured the weak interaction between protons and...
'Minimoon' approaching Earth may be 'space junk' from 1966 rocket launch (NASA)

‘Minimoon’ approaching Earth may be ‘space junk’ from 1966 rocket launch (NASA)

A small asteroid that researchers project could orbit Earth until next spring might actually just be “space junk” more than half a century old. A...
Study: Paleontologist Describes New Genus of Mosasaurs - Gnathomortis

Study: Paleontologist Describes New Genus of Mosasaurs – Gnathomortis

Some 92 to 66 million years ago, as the Age of Dinosaurs waned, giant marine lizards called mosasaurs roamed an ocean that covered North...
ISS forced to move to avoid space debris (research)

ISS forced to move to avoid space debris (research)

Astronauts on the International Space Station carried out an "avoidance maneuver" Tuesday to ensure they would not be hit by a piece of debris,...
Study: Air pollution particles and metals found in the placenta

Study: Air pollution particles and metals found in the placenta

Pollution particles, including metals, have been found in the placentas of fifteen women in London, according to research led by Queen Mary University of...

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