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Researchers find last of universe's missing ordinary matter
Researchers at the University of Colorado Boulder have helped to find the last reservoir of ordinary matter hiding in the universe. (2018-06-20)
Lots of news and lots of contacts at ZPID Twin Conference
The Leibniz Institute for Psychology Information (ZPID) had organized the two conferences from June 7-12 at its seat in Trier, Germany. (2018-06-18)
New evidence sheds light on how Parkinson's disease may happen
Researchers at Baylor College of Medicine and Texas Children's Hospital have identified unexpected new key players in the development of an early onset form of Parkinson's disease called Parkinsonism. (2018-06-14)
Diamond dust shimmering around distant stars
Some of the tiniest diamonds in the universe -- bits of crystalline carbon hundreds of thousands of times smaller than a grain of sand -- have been detected swirling around three infant star systems in the Milky Way. (2018-06-11)
Dark inflation opens up a gravitational window onto the first moments after the Big Bang
Dark matter and dark energy may have driven inflation, the exponential expansion of the Universe moments after the Big Bang. (2018-06-07)
Chemical traces from star formation cast light on cosmic history
Fresh insight into intense star formation in distant galaxies is changing researchers' ideas about cosmic history. (2018-06-04)
Could a particle accelerator using laser-driven implosion become a reality?
Scientists discovered a novel particle acceleration mechanism called 'Micro-bubble implosion,' in which super-high energy hydrogen ions (relativistic protons) are emitted at the moment when bubbles shrink to atomic size through the irradiation of hydrides with micron-sized spherical bubbles by ultraintense laser pulses. (2018-05-24)
Using the K computer, scientists predict exotic "di-Omega" particle
Based on complex simulations of quantum chromodynamics performed using the K computer, one of the most powerful computers in the world, the HAL QCD Collaboration, made up of scientists from the RIKEN Nishina Center for Accelerator-based Science and the RIKEN Interdisciplinary Theoretical and Mathematical Sciences (iTHEMS) program, together with colleagues from a number of universities, have predicted a new type of (2018-05-24)
Continental shelf shape leads to long-lasting tsunami edge waves during Mexican earthquake
The shape of the continental shelf off the southern Mexican coast played a role in the formation of long-lasting tsunami edge waves that appeared after last September's magnitude 8.2 earthquake, according to researchers speaking at the SSA 2018 Annual Meeting. (2018-05-17)
Stars formed only 250 million years after the Big Bang
Stars in a galaxy 13.28 billion light years away formed only 250 million years after the Big Bang, finds a team of international astronomers led by groups at UCL and Osaka Sangyo University in Japan. (2018-05-16)
ALMA and VLT find evidence for stars forming just 250 million years after Big Bang
Astronomers have used observations from the Atacama Large Millimeter/submillimeter Array (ALMA) and ESO's Very Large Telescope (VLT) to determine that star formation in the very distant galaxy MACS1149-JD1 started at an unexpectedly early stage, only 250 million years after the Big Bang. (2018-05-16)
ALMA finds most-distant oxygen in the universe
ALMA observations reveal the faint, telltale signature of oxygen coming from a galaxy at a record-setting distance of 13.28 billion light-years from Earth. (2018-05-16)
ALMA finds oxygen 13.28 billion light-years away
Astronomers detected a faint but definite signal of oxygen in a galaxy located 13.28 billion light-years away from us, through observations using the Atacama Large Millimeter/submillimeter Array (ALMA). (2018-05-16)
Nature publishes the results of the global experiment The Big Bell test
For the first time, the thousands of decisions which each experiment requires were taken directly by humans, and not by machines. (2018-05-15)
Neutrons measured with unprecedented precision using a 'magneto-gravitational trap'
Researchers at the IU Center for the Exploration of Energy and Matter have developed a highly accurate way to measure neutron decay rates. (2018-05-15)
Big fish produce disproportionately more and bigger eggs
Contrary to prevailing dogma, plus-sized female fish invest disproportionately more in making eggs than smaller females. (2018-05-10)
Unexpected behavior of atom clouds challenges existing theories
Clouds of ultra-cold atoms are a perfect model system to study fundamental questions of many-particle quantum physics. (2018-05-08)
Inequality is normal: Dominance of the big trees
The top 1 percent of the forest has been sharing some vital information with researchers. (2018-05-08)
Hawking's last paper co-authored with ERC grantee posits new cosmology
Professor Stephen Hawking's final theory on the origin of the universe, which he worked on in collaboration with Professor Thomas Hertog from KU Leuven, has been published this week in the Journal of High-Energy Physics. (2018-05-02)
Taming the multiverse: Stephen Hawking's final theory about the big bang
Professor Stephen Hawking's final theory on the origin of the universe, which he worked on in collaboration with Professor Thomas Hertog from KU Leuven, has been published today in the Journal of High Energy Physics. (2018-05-02)
Poll finds 4 in 5 Americans favor increase in mental health support for children
A new poll finds that 87 percent of Americans agree that there needs to be more mental health support available to kids which is why Nationwide Children's Hospital is now working to increase access to mental health services. (2018-05-01)
To see the first-born stars of the universe
ASU-led team aims to use new NASA space telescope to capture light from the first stars to be born in the universe. (2018-04-25)
NASA's James Webb Space Telescope could potentially detect the first stars and black holes
The first stars in the universe blazed to life about 200 to 400 million years after the big bang. (2018-04-25)
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 age -- and witnessed the beginnings of gargantuan cosmic pileups: the impending collisions of young, starburst galaxies. (2018-04-25)
Assembly of massive galaxy cluster witnessed for the first time
For the first time, astronomers have witnessed the birth of a colossal cluster of galaxies. (2018-04-25)
Astronomers witness galaxy megamerger
Using the Atacama Large Millimeter/submillimeter Array (ALMA), an international team of scientists has uncovered a startlingly dense concentration of 14 galaxies that are poised to merge, forming the core of what will eventually become a colossal galaxy cluster. (2018-04-25)
Researchers find new way of exploring the afterglow from the Big Bang
Researchers have developed a new way to improve our knowledge of the Big Bang by measuring radiation from its afterglow, called the cosmic microwave background radiation. (2018-04-19)
Better species mapping can improve conservation efforts, study finds
With limited funding available for conservation efforts, it's critical that species distribution models be more comprehensive (2018-04-17)
Can FraudBuster help insurers use big data to combat fraud?
FraudBuster is a new data-driven approach designed to help insurers in high fraud rate markets, such as the automobile insurance market, proactively identify risk and reduce fraud. (2018-04-16)
The background hum of space could reveal hidden black holes
Deep space is not as silent as we have been led to believe. (2018-04-12)
Hubble uses cosmic lens to discover most distant star ever observed
Astronomers using the NASA/ESA Hubble Space Telescope have found the most distant star ever discovered. (2018-04-02)
Why are whales so big?
Examining body sizes of ancient and modern aquatic mammals and their terrestrial counterparts reveals that life in water restricts mammals to a narrow range of body sizes -- big enough to stay warm, but not so big they can't find enough food. (2018-03-26)
Stanford researchers learn why aquatic mammals need to be big, but not too big
Examining body sizes of ancient and modern aquatic mammals and their terrestrial counterparts reveals that life in water restricts mammals to a narrow range of body sizes -- big enough to stay warm, but not so big they can't find enough food. (2018-03-26)
Monitor climate change, not predators, to protect lake diversity: Study
Climate change and other environmental factors are more threatening to fish diversity than predators, according to new research from the University of Guelph. (2018-03-23)
UH scientists investigating mysterious dark matter
University of Houston scientists are helping to develop a technology that could hold the key to unraveling one of the great mysteries of science: what constitutes dark matter? (2018-03-15)
Physicists lay groundwork to better understand the birth of the universe
Sebastian Deffner at UMBC and Anthony Bartolotta at Caltech have developed the first techniques for describing the thermodynamics of very small systems with very high energy -- like the universe at the start of the Big Bang -- which could lead to a better understanding of the birth of the universe and other cosmological phenomena. (2018-03-06)
Six decades of cosmology
In a recent paper published in EPJ H, Jayant V. (2018-02-28)
Astronomers detect earliest evidence yet of hydrogen in the universe
MIT and ASU astronomers have detected the earliest signs of hydrogen in the universe, suggesting first stars appeared around 180 million years after the Big Bang. (2018-02-28)
Unlocking the secrets of the universe
After 12 years of experimental effort, a team of scientists, led by Arizona State University astronomer Judd Bowman, has detected the fingerprints of the earliest stars in the universe. (2018-02-28)
Astronomers detect ancient signal from first stars in universe.
For the first time, astronomers have detected a signal from stars emerging in the early universe. (2018-02-28)
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