From Afar In Space And Time Ancient Galaxy Rattles Early Universe Science

By Peter R - Sep 10, 2015 02:12 PM EDT

The galaxy EGS8p7 is 13.2 billion years old. Its discovery could get scientists to rethink theories explaining early universe post Big Bang.


As Stars Lose Shine, Universe's Death Approaches

By Peter R - Aug 12, 2015 03:23 PM EDT

A new study claims that energy from galaxies is just about half as much as it was two billion years ago, indicating that the universe is ageing and will eventually exhaust all energy within.

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Triggering Positive Memories Can Treat Mental Illness, Mouse Study

By Peter R - Jun 18, 2015 01:09 PM EDT

Researchers trigger positive memories in mice with optical stimulus and show how the animals bounce out of depression.

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Radio Jet Sprays Can Reveal Two Black Holes Canoodling

By Peter R - May 29, 2015 06:23 PM EDT

Using the Hubble Telescope, astronomers were associated plasma jet emissions from galactic cores to merger of black holes.

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Taylor Swift’s Concert Wristbands Save Three Teens’ Lives

By Cheri Cheng - May 29, 2015 01:26 PM EDT

Taylor Swift's light-up concert wristbands reportedly saved the lives of three teenage concert goers.


Study: Octopus Can Sense Light Through Skin, Without Taking Help From Nervous System

By Kamal Nayan - May 21, 2015 10:47 AM EDT

Octopuses can see through skin, a new study has found. The marine creatures don't require their eyes or even the nervous system to detect light and the changes in its intensity, as they can do it through their skin.

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Maybe Your Curtains Are Making You Fat!

By R. Siva Kumar - May 17, 2015 02:26 PM EDT

If you don't block out light, you are disturbing your inner biological rhythm, which is lowering your metabolism, and making you fat.

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Star Wars Like Space Travel Could be NASA's Latest Muse

By Peter R - May 04, 2015 10:17 AM EDT

Recent tests with EM Drive technology have reportedly seen success.

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Blinking Quasar Gives Away Merger of Two Supermassive Black Holes

By Peter R - Apr 21, 2015 03:26 PM EDT

A new study argues that a quasar emitting periodically indicates cyclic absorption of matter by merging black holes to form a binary black hole.

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Color, Not Light Brightness Helps your Body Tell Time

By Peter R - Apr 20, 2015 03:00 PM EDT

Mice studies have shown that the body is able to predict time through changes in daylight's color.


Scientist Set 'Quantum' Record, Entangle 3,000 Atoms with One Photon

By Peter R - Mar 31, 2015 01:14 PM EDT

Entanglement could lead to better atomic clocks.

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Night Vision Sans Gadgets? Possible with Chlorophyll Like Chemical

By Peter R - Mar 28, 2015 09:48 AM EDT

The chemical Chlorin e6 amplifies light and allows to see in dark.

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Plastic Does the Impossible: Bends Light Sharply and Paves Way For Optic Computing

By Peter R - Mar 23, 2015 10:51 AM EDT

Researchers developed a plastic lattice that bends light at right angles.

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Silicon Material that Changes Color When Stretched Developed at UC Berkley

By Peter R - Mar 13, 2015 04:18 PM EDT

The material contains tiny ridges smaller than light's wavelength, which produce different colors.


Light's Simultaneous Particle and Wave Nature Caught on Camera First Time

By Peter R - Mar 02, 2015 02:18 PM EST

Researchers have demonstrated light's duality for the first time since Albert Einstein won the Nobel for postulating the existence of photos.

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