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Dinosaur Egg Color Had a Single Evolutionary Origin

A new study says the colors found in modern birds’ eggs did not evolve independently, as previously thought, but evolved…

GRAVITY Instrument Captures Observations of Material Orbiting Close to a Black Hole

ESO’s exquisitely sensitive GRAVITY instrument has added further evidence to the long-standing assumption that a supermassive black hole lurks in…

New Research Explains How LSD Changes Perception

Psychedelic drugs such as LSD have a profound impact on human consciousness, particularly perception. Researchers at Yale and the University…

Astronomers Reveal Small Planetary Systems Around Metal-Poor Hosts

Small planetary systems with multiple planets are not fans of heavy metal — think iron, not Iron Maiden — according…

Light Echoes in Eta Carinae Nebula Reveal Two-Stage Shock-Powered Event

The young star Eta Carinae shines prominently in the skies of the southern hemisphere. Although located relatively far away from…

Mars 2020 Parachute a Go, Third ASPIRE Test Sets Record

In the early hours of September 7, NASA broke a world record. Less than 2 minutes after the launch of…

Juno Views Swirling White Cloud in Jupiter’s South South Temperate Belt

A swirling, oval white cloud in Jupiter’s South South Temperate Belt is captured in this image from NASA's Juno spacecraft.…

New Telescopes Are Beginning To Zero In On Habitable Planets

The planets so far discovered across the Milky Way are a motley, teeming multitude: hot Jupiters, gas giants, small, rocky…

NASA’s JunoCam Detects Atmospheric Wave Trains on Jupiter

Massive structures of moving air that appear like waves in Jupiter's atmosphere were first detected by NASA's Voyager missions during…

New Polymer Material Uses Carbon Dioxide to Self‐Repair

A material designed by MIT chemical engineers can react with carbon dioxide from the air, to grow, strengthen, and even…

Innovative Solution to Solving a Longstanding Fusion Challenge

Novel design could help shed excess heat in next-generation fusion power plants. A class exercise at MIT, aided by industry…

ALMA Reveals Aftermath of White Dwarf and Brown Dwarf Collision

Researchers from Keele University have worked with an international team of astronomers to find for the first time that a…

Yale Scientists Explore the Role of Glucose Metabolism in Malaria

More than one million people die annually from cerebral malaria, the most lethal form of the disease. A recent study,…

NASA Voyager 2 Nearing Interstellar Space, Measures Increase in Cosmic Rays

NASA's Voyager 2 probe, currently on a journey toward interstellar space, has detected an increase in cosmic rays that originate…

Scientists Find Evidence of ‘Orphan’ Gamma-Ray Bursts

Astronomers typically study objects that are visible night after night or explode suddenly, like supernovas, but Casey Law is scouring…

Astronomers Discover a Distant Solar System Object – 2015 TG387

Astronomers have discovered a new object at the edge of our solar system. The new extremely distant object far beyond…

Black Holes Only Contain Small Percentage of the Universe’s Dark Matter

For one brief shining moment after the 2015 detection of gravitational waves from colliding black holes, astronomers held out hope…

Juno Views Elusive ‘Brown Barge’ in Jupiter’s South Equatorial Belt

A long, brown oval known as a "brown barge" in Jupiter's South Equatorial Belt is captured in this color-enhanced image…