Science

Stellar Thief Is the Surviving Companion to a Supernova

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Companion to a Supernova Is No Innocent Bystander

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

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Photoresponse in graphene.

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

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

Ancient Galaxy Megamergers

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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

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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

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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.