Stellar Thief Is the Surviving Companion to a Supernova

Companion to a Supernova Is No Innocent Bystander

The dispute about the origins of terahertz photoresponse in graphene results in a draw

Photoresponse in graphene.

Watching nanomaterials form in 4D: Novel technology allows researchers to see dynamic reactions as they happen at the nanoscale

Micelles form in a solution by undergoing polymer-induced self-assembly (PISA).

Ancient Galaxy Megamergers

The ALMA and APEX telescopes have peered deep into space — back to the time when the Universe was one tenth of its current...

SPHERE Reveals Fascinating Zoo of Discs Around Young Stars

New images from the SPHERE instrument on ESO’s Very Large Telescope are revealing the dusty discs surrounding nearby young...

Dead Star Circled by Light

New images from ESO’s Very Large Telescope in Chile and other telescopes reveal a rich landscape of stars and glowing clouds...

Chinese Space Lab Burns Up in the Atmosphere

A defunct Chinese space lab met its expected end early Monday morning as its remaining fragments plunged into the South Pacific

Theoretical Physicist Stephen Hawking Dies at 76

World-renowned British physicist Stephen Hawking, who sought to understand a range of cosmic topics from the beginning of the universe to the intricacies of black holes, died Wednesday at the age of 76.