Nov 30, 2012 by Sergio Prostak

Astronomers using the Wide Field Camera 3 aboard NASA’s Hubble Space Telescope and the Karl G. Jansky Very Large Array radio telescope in New Mexico...

Nov 30, 2012 by Natali Anderson

The combined uranium/thorium/helium dating of minerals from the bottom of the Grand Canyon in Arizona, the United States, indicates it was largely carved...

Nov 30, 2012 by Sergio Prostak

An international team of scientists using NASA’s Chandra X-ray Observatory has discovered a jet of X-rays from a supermassive black hole about 12.4...

Nov 30, 2012 by Sergio Prostak

New data obtained with NASA’s MESSENGER spacecraft have provided evidence that water ice and deposits of organic material exist near the north pole...

Nov 29, 2012 by Sergio Prostak

An international team of astronomers has discovered a black hole that could shake the foundations of current models of galaxy evolution. This Hubble image...

Nov 29, 2012 by Enrico de Lazaro

Analysis of skeletal remains found in an island cave in Favignana, Italy, has revealed that modern humans first settled in Sicily around the time of the...

Nov 28, 2012 by Sergio Prostak

An international team of astronomers using ESO’s Very Large Telescope (VLT) has found a quasar with the most energetic outflow ever seen, at least five...

Nov 28, 2012 by Sergio Prostak

According to authors of a new study published in the journal Nature Immunology, a gene called the ariadne homolog 2 (Arih2) may hold the key to treating...

Nov 28, 2012 by Sergio Prostak

An international team of geneticists has completed the genomic sequence of watermelon, Citrullus lanatus. Watermelon is one of the most important fruits...