Category: Science

staffAugust 28, 2018

New Kind of Human Brain Cell Found

One of the most intriguing questions about the human brain is also one of the most difficult for neuroscientists to ...

staffAugust 27, 2018

Jupiter Had Growth Disorders

With an equator diameter of around 143,000 kilometers, Jupiter is the largest planet in the solar system and has 300 ...

staffAugust 18, 2018

Astronomers identify some of the oldest galaxies in the universe

Astronomers from the Institute for Computational Cosmology at Durham University and the Harvard-Smithsonian Center for Astrophysics, have found evidence that ...

staffAugust 15, 2018

2018-2022 Expected to Be Abnormally Hot Years

This summer’s world-wide heatwave makes 2018 a particularly hot year. As will be the next few years, according to a ...

staffAugust 12, 2018

Nasa gets lift-off in Sun mission

US space agency Nasa has launched its mission to send a satellite closer to the Sun than any before. The ...

staffAugust 10, 2018

Ultrahot Planets Have Starlike Atmospheres

Recent observations by NASA’s Hubble and Spitzer space telescopes of ultrahot Jupiter-like planets have perplexed theorists. The spectra of these ...

staffAugust 9, 2018

Largest Haul of Extrasolar Planets

Forty-four planets in solar systems beyond our own have been unveiled in one go, dwarfing the usual number of confirmations ...

staffAugust 5, 2018

Astronomers Blown Away by Historic Stellar Blast

Imagine traveling to the Moon in just 20 seconds! That’s how fast material from a 170 year old stellar eruption ...

staffAugust 4, 2018

Birds learn another ‘language’ by eavesdropping on neighbors

For birds, understanding neighborhood gossip about an approaching hawk or brown snake can mean the difference between life or death. ...

staffJuly 31, 2018

Einstein’s General Relativity Near Black Hole

Obscured by thick clouds of absorbing dust, the closest supermassive black hole to the Earth lies 26,000 light years away ...