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Scientists discover new type of pulsating star

A star that pulsates on just one side has been discovered in the Milky Way about 1500 light years from Earth. It is the first...

Astronomers say star Betelgeuse isn’t about to pop, just dusty

Late last year, news broke that the star Betelgeuse was fading significantly, ultimately dropping to around 40% of its usual brightness. The activity fueled popular...

Scientists find new way to extend Moore’s Law

A small step for atoms, a giant leap for microelectronics. Step by step, scientists are figuring out new ways to extend Moore's Law. The latest reveals...

Light-shrinking device could detect ultra-tiny substances

Engineers at the University of California San Diego and the University of California Berkeley have created light-based technology that can detect biological substances with...

Scientists shed light on mystery of dark matter

Scientists have identified a sub-atomic particle that could have formed the "dark matter" in the Universe during the Big Bang. Up to 80% of the...

Scientists discover an ultra-massive white dwarf merged by two stars

A massive white dwarf star with a bizarre carbon-rich atmosphere could be two white dwarfs merged together according to an international team led by...

Why superconductivity takes place in graphene

Graphene, a single sheet of carbon atoms, has many extreme electrical and mechanical properties. Two years ago, researchers showed how two sheets laid on top...

Astronomers detect biggest explosion in the history of the universe

Scientists studying a distant galaxy cluster have discovered the biggest explosion seen in the Universe since the Big Bang. The blast came from a supermassive...

Why water droplets ‘bounce off the walls’

Scientists can now explain why some water droplets bounce like a beach ball off surfaces, without ever actually touching them. Now the design and engineering...

Quantum internet: the next global network is already being laid

Google reported a remarkable breakthrough towards the end of 2019. The company claimed to have achieved something called quantum supremacy, using a new type of...

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