Scientists find a way to separate an object from its physical property
Brightening sun will extinguish all life—but hundreds of millions of years later than predicted
Researchers create transparent surface that displays video
Precision sensors made from carbon nanotubes mimic animal whiskers
Editors dispute allegations of "nepotistic" reviews
A new technique for calculating the masses of extrasolar planets is beginning to bear fruit.
Cosmic beast—invisible at x-ray wavelengths—caught sneaking around fast-spinning star
Physicists debunk explanation for counterintuitive display
A pulsar in orbit with two other stars—the first trio of its kind ever discovered—could soon be used to put Einstein's theory of gravity to an unprecedented test.
As the new year dawned, nuclear fusion researchers in the European Union woke to a new funding system aimed at sharpening their focus on generating energy.
Device is a new contender for storing renewable power in the electric utility grid
Pulsar in orbit with two other stars is "one-in-a-billion" object
Charged silk helps capture prey
U.S. physicists want to completely rebuild the particle accelerator that drives the Advanced Photon Source, a more radical—and disruptive—upgrade than originally planned.
Hypergravity creates supercrispy fries
Rekindling an old feud, a Nobel laureate argues that most physicists' basic assumptions about the origins of high-temperature superconductivity are wrong.
Erosion kicks into overdrive when global temperatures drop
Slightly modified model of forest fires might explain distribution of earthquake sizes
Theorized for decades, large-scale, convection-driven circulation is finally observed directly
Advance could lead to cheap lasers for telecommunications industry
Is there a connection between quantum mechanics and Einstein's general theory of relativity?
At last, scientists unravel the secrets of a teakettle’s whistle
IceCube, a gigantic particle detector built into the ice at the South Pole, has detected neutrinos from beyond our solar system.
The U.S. intercontinental missile defense system faces a crisis as Congress presses for an expansion, interceptors malfunction, and a basic targeting problem remains unsolved.
When it comes to hitting targets, smaller missile defense systems appear to be far more reliable than the national system.
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