An Experiment in Zurich Brings Us Nearer to a Black Hole’s Mysteries An Experiment in Zurich Brings Us Nearer to a Black Hole’s Mysteries

IBM researchers used an exotic material known as a Weyl semimetal to confirm the existence of a gravitational anomaly predicted in equations that describe the universe.

yesterday, 19:45
Trilobites: Humans First Arrived in Australia 65,000 Years Ago, Study Suggests Trilobites: Humans First Arrived in Australia 65,000 Years Ago, Study Suggests

Ancestors of Aboriginal Australians arrived thousands of years earlier than previously believed, according to newly uncovered archaeological evidence.

yesterday, 19:28
Why Are Dogs So Friendly? The Answer May Be in 2 Genes Why Are Dogs So Friendly? The Answer May Be in 2 Genes

A team of researchers reported that the friendliness of dogs may share a genetic basis with a human disease called Williams-Beuren syndrome.

yesterday, 20:00
Trilobites: Giant Squids, Giant Eyes, but Rather Small Brain Lobes Trilobites: Giant Squids, Giant Eyes, but Rather Small Brain Lobes

A rare opportunity to study the giant squid’s visual brain suggests the deep-sea beasts don’t have the complex body-patterning skills for which their shallow-water relatives are famous.

yesterday, 22:17
Trilobites: What a Total Solar Eclipse Looks Like From Space Trilobites: What a Total Solar Eclipse Looks Like From Space

A time lapse made from a Japanese weather satellite’s images shows the shadow the moon casts on the Earth when it blocks out the sun.

yesterday, 22:00
The Immense, Eternal Footprint Humanity Leaves on Earth: Plastics The Immense, Eternal Footprint Humanity Leaves on Earth: Plastics

More than 8 billion metric tons of plastic have been made since the 1950s, researchers found. Because it does not degrade, most is still in the environment.

yesterday, 20:20
Raymond Sackler, Psychopharmacology Pioneer and Philanthropist, Dies at 97 Raymond Sackler, Psychopharmacology Pioneer and Philanthropist, Dies at 97

Purdue Pharma, a company led by Dr. Sackler and his brothers, made the painkiller OxyContin. His donations put his name on schools, museum galleries and a planet.

today, 2:29
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