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Cloud study demystifies impact of aerosols

According to new research, aerosol particles in the atmosphere have a greater impact on cloud cover but less impact...

Marine heatwaves have devastating impacts on marine life in the tropical western and central Pacific Ocean region

The study, published in Global and Planetary Change, looks at the frequency, intensity, and duration of marine heatwaves in...

Formation of the dwarf galaxy observed using India’s AstroSat

An international team of researchers has observed a portion of the formation of a dwarf galaxy, which helps to...

Planet 9 is running out of places to hide

We have a good idea of what is out there in our solar system. We know there isn't a...

Formation of the dwarf galaxy observed using India’s AstroSat

An international team of researchers has observed a portion of the formation of a dwarf galaxy, which helps to...

Five new rotating radio transients discovered

Russian astronomers report the discovery of five new rotating radio transients (RRATs) using the Pushchino Radio Astronomy Observatory's Big...

Using quantum technology to constrain new particles

Undiscovered axions and axion-like particles may hold the key to explaining some of our universe's most perplexing mysteries, such...

A roadmap for the future of quantum simulation

A paper co-authored at the University of Strathclyde lays out a road map for the future of quantum simulation. Quantum...

Researchers successfully execute experiments to support U.S. stockpile modernization efforts

At Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory (LLNL), a multi-institutional team of researchers and collaborators successfully carried out an integrated vessel...

Speed limits for quantum phenomena have been extended to macro-sized objects

A theoretical physicist at RIKEN has developed an expression for the maximum speed at which changes in macroscopic systems...

Promising evidence of deuterium forming into a metallic state at high pressure

A team of French researchers from the Alternative Energies and Atomic Energy Commission has discovered promising evidence of deuterium...

Hubble images a complex galactic trio

This luminescent image contains several galaxies, the most noticeable of which is LEDA 58109, the lone galaxy in the...

Why James Webb Telescope Needs Only 68GB SSD to Store the Universe

The most powerful telescope ever built by mankind took nearly two decades and a $10 billion investment. The James...

A fast-moving star is colliding with interstellar gas, creating a spectacular bow shock

Zeta Ophiuchi has led an eventful life. It began as a typical large star, roughly twenty times the mass...

Russian space chief: no date yet for space station pullout

The head of Russia's space agency said Friday that the country has not set a date for exiting the...

The Discovery of metamorphic diamonds in northeast Queensland could provide clues about how Australia was formed

A team of researchers from James Cook University and the University of Adelaide discovered metamorphic diamonds in rocks near...

Research reveals where carbon storage in soils has the most potential

Soil is the largest terrestrial organic carbon reservoir and is critical for climate change mitigation and adaptation. Mineral-organic associations...

Reconstructing volcanic eruptions to help scientists predict climate risks

Dr. Matthew Toohey (Ph.D.) of the University of Saskatchewan (USask) and Dr. Michael Sigl (Ph.D.) of the University of...

Exploring the origin of ‘black widow’ pulsars

Ph.D. candidate GUO Yunlang and Prof. WANG Bo of the Chinese Academy of Sciences' Yunnan Observatories investigated the formation...

Uncontrolled debris from a Chinese space rocket could crash back to Earth as soon as Saturday

According to The Aerospace Corporation, a federally funded space research centre that tracks orbital debris reentry, uncontrolled debris from...

Astronomers investigate star cluster KMHK 1762 in the Large Magellanic Cloud

European astronomers used the VLT Survey Telescope (VST) to investigate KMHK 1762, a strange star cluster in the Large...

Analysis of Milky Way Fermi bubble high-velocity clouds suggests a foreign origin

A team of researchers from multiple institutions in the United States discovered that the metal content of Fermi bubble...

The study inspects two old open clusters

Astronomers examined two old open clusters (OCs) known as NGC 1798 and NGC 1193 using the San Pedro Martir...

Evidence that buckyballs and carbon nanotubes form from the dust and gas of dying stars

The presence of the largest molecules known to exist in interstellar gas has been explained by astronomers at the...

Observing twinkling pulsars to understand mysterious interstellar plasma

Pulsars, which are rapidly spinning remnants of stars that flash like a lighthouse, occasionally exhibit extreme brightness variations. Scientists...

A new collaborative X-ray observatory stands tall as testing begins

The X-ray Imaging and Spectroscopy Mission, which will greatly expand our understanding of the high-energy universe, recently passed two...

A satellite study shows most forests around the world are becoming less resilient to change

A small group of researchers from Italy, France, and the United States discovered that most forests around the world...