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How an atomic clock will get humans to Mars on time

NASA navigators are helping build a future where spacecraft could safely and autonomously fly themselves to destinations like the Moon and Mars. Navigators today tell...
We could find Jupiter-like exoplanets in sweet spot in most systems

We could find Jupiter-like exoplanets in sweet spot in most systems

As planets form in the swirling gas and dust around young stars, there seems to be a sweet spot where most of the large,...
Heart of lonesome galaxy has more dark matter than expected

Heart of lonesome galaxy has more dark matter than expected

A galaxy that has been isolated for billions of years has been found to have more dark matter in its core than expected. By analyzing...
How to travel at (nearly) the speed of light

How to travel at (nearly) the speed of light

One hundred years ago, on May 29, 1919, measurements of a solar eclipse offered proof for Einstein’s theory of general relativity. Even before that, Einstein...
Scientists find new way to manipulate atoms

Scientists find new way to manipulate atoms

This new method could be useful for building quantum sensors and computers The ultimate degree of control for engineering would be the ability to create...

Scientists find new ways to detect the passage of gravitational waves

Gravitational waves leave a detectable mark after they have passed. Gravitational waves, first detected in 2016, offer a new window on the universe, with the...

Scientists find radioactive carbon from nuclear bomb tests in deep ocean trenches

Radioactive carbon released into the atmosphere from 20th-century nuclear bomb tests has reached the deepest parts of the ocean, new research finds. A new study in AGU's...
This promising material could make computer memory faster and cheaper

This promising material could make computer memory faster and cheaper

In a new study, scientists have developed a new class of materials that may make computer memory faster and cheaper. The study was done by...
Scientists find new evidence supporting the existence of dark matter

Scientists find new evidence supporting the existence of dark matter

In a new study, scientists have found new evidence to support the existence of dark matter. The finding removes the recent doubts on the presence...
One step towards solving mystery of universe's expansion rate

One step towards solving mystery of universe’s expansion rate

In a new study, scientists have made a new discovery about the universe's expansion rate. They used NASA's Hubble Space Telescope and found that a...

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These two types of drugs are linked to dementia

These two types of drugs are linked to dementia

In a recent study from the University of East Anglia, researchers find that long-term use of anticholinergic antidepressants is linked to a higher risk...
Common painkiller may harm your immune system, damaging heart and kidneys

Common painkiller may harm your immune system, damage heart and kidneys

In a recent study, researchers found that a widely used type of painkiller may increase risks of heart failure and kidney disease. The type of...

Scientists confirm the main cause of dementia

In a recent study, researchers confirmed they discovered the main cause of dementia. The researchers suggest that the build-up of urea in the brain to...
Three common drugs linked to high dementia risk

Three common drugs linked to high dementia risk

In a recent study, researchers found long-term use of two antidepressants is linked to a higher risk of dementia. In addition, drugs prescribed for bladder...

For older people, weight training is more important than cardio exercise

In a recent study from Wake Forest University, researchers found that weight training is more effective than cardio for older people. It is known that...