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Scientists see evidence of Einstein’s theories in star orbiting massive black hole

More than 100 years ago, Albert Einstein predicted that light is deflected by extremely massive objects, but there is no way to test such...

Milky Way’s central black hole puts Einstein’s theories to the test

University of California astronomers have tested Albert Einstein’s theories of relativity in the crucible of the monstrous black hole at the center of our...

Scientists create a super sensitive quantum microphone that could count sound particles

Stanford physicists have developed a "quantum microphone" so sensitive that it can measure individual particles of sound, called phonons. The device, which is detailed in...

Scientists discover new quantum trick for graphene: magnetism

Physicists were stunned when two twisted sheets of graphene showed signs of superconductivity. Now Stanford scientists have shown that the wonder material also generates...

Einstein’s general relativity theory is questioned but still stands for now

Does the physicist’s theory tell the full story? A detailed analysis of a star’s orbit near supermassive black hole gives a look into how gravity...

Scientists discover family members of Schrödinger’s cat

It has been said that the internet exists chiefly to show videos of cats interacting with boxes. An international team of researchers led by University...

Scientists find first possible 3D quantum spin liquid

There's no known way to prove a three-dimensional "quantum spin liquid" exists, so Rice University physicists and their collaborators did the next best thing: They...

New measurement of universe’s expansion rate is ‘stuck in the middle’

Scientists from Carnegie and the University of Chicago used red giant stars that were observed by the Hubble Space Telescope to make an entirely...

How fast is the universe expanding?

Exactly how fast is the universe expanding? Scientists are still not completely sure, but a Princeton-led team of astrophysicists has used the neutron star merger...
Scientists discover the “missing” interstellar iron in the universe

Scientists discover the “missing” interstellar iron in the universe

Astrophysicists know that iron (chemical symbol: Fe) is one of the most abundant elements in the universe, after lightweight elements such as hydrogen, carbon,...

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Early Mars had more than one different water sources, says new study

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Astronaut urine could help build future moon bases

Future moon bases could be built with 3D printers that mix materials such as moon regolith, water and astronauts' urine. The modules that the major...

Scientists get first look at cause of ‘slow motion’ earthquakes

An international team of scientists has for the first time identified the conditions deep below the Earth's surface that lead to the triggering of...

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This simple blood test could help reduce heart disease deaths

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