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Abell 1033: To Boldly Go into Colliding Galaxy Clusters  ASTRO WATCH · 2 days
Hidden in a distant galaxy cluster collision are wisps of gas resembling the starship Enterprise — an iconic... more
The kilogram is being redefined – a physicist explains  PHYS.ORG · 3 days
How much is a kilogram? 1,000 grams. 2.20462 pounds. Or 0.0685 slugs based on the old Imperial gravitational system. But where does this amount actually come from and how can... more
Physical positioning markedly enhances brain transduction after intrathecal AAV9 infusion  Science Magazine · 4 days
Several neurological disorders may benefit from gene therapy. However, even when using the lead vector candidate for intrathecal administration, adeno-associated virus serotype 9 (AAV9), the strength and distribution... more
Gravitational waves from a merged hyper-massive neutron star  SCIENCE DAILY · 4 days
For the first time astronomers have detected gravitational waves from a merged, hyper-massive neutron star. more
Gravitational waves from a merged hyper-massive neutron star  PHYS.ORG · 4 days
For the first time astronomers have detected gravitational waves from a merged, hyper-massive neutron star. The scientists, Maurice van Putten of Sejong University in South Korea, and Massimo della Valle of the... more
Direct observations of a planet orbiting a star 63 light-years away  PHYS.ORG · 4 days
In the past 30 years, the number of planets discovered beyond our solar system has grown exponentially. Unfortunately, due to the limitations of our technology, the... more
How Life Could Help Atmospheric Tides Slow a Planet's Rotation  SPACE.COM · 5 days
Resonating oscillations of a planet's atmosphere caused by gravitational tides and heating from its star could prevent a planet's rotation from steadily slowing over time, according to new... more
Cosmologists Provide New Measurement of Cosmic Controversy  ASTRO WATCH · 6 days
Researchers from the University of Portsmouth have come up with a new measurement of one of the most debated topics in cosmology.... more
On This Day in Space! Nov. 10, 2013: Europe's GOCE Satellite Falls from Space  SPACE.COM · 1 week
On Nov. 10, 2013, Europe's gravity-mapping GOCE satellite fell to Earth. See how it happened in our On This Day... more
Ripples in Space-Time Could Reveal the Shape of Wormholes  LIVE SCIENCE · 2 weeks
Wormholes are usually illustrated as gaping gravity wells linked by a narrow tunnel, but their precise shape has been unknown — until now. more
GRACE-FO resumes data collection  PHYS.ORG · 2 weeks
The Gravity Recovery and Climate Experiment Follow-On (GRACE-FO) mission has resumed collecting science-quality data and planned in-orbit checks after successfully completing a switchover to a backup system in the microwave instrument (MWI) on one of the mission's twin spacecraft. The... more
Precision measurement takes it to the limit  SCIENCE DAILY · 2 weeks
Researchers have demonstrated a procedure for making precise measurements of speed, acceleration, material properties and even gravity waves possible, approaching the ultimate sensitivity allowed by laws of quantum physics. more
Enhanced views of Earth tectonics  SCIENCE DAILY · 2 weeks
Scientists have used data from the European Space Agency (ESA), Gravity field and steady-state Ocean Circulation Explorer (GOCE) mission to unveil key geological features of the Earth's lithosphere -- the rigid outer layer that includes the crust and... more
Electrically charged dust in microgravity is surprisingly orderly  SCIENCE DAILY · 2 weeks
In a lab on Earth, electrically charged dust generally lines up either along the downward pull of gravity or across it. Scientists got a surprise when examining data from a similar experiment... more
Griffith precision measurement takes it to the limit  PHYS.ORG · 2 weeks
Griffith University researchers have demonstrated a procedure for making precise measurements of speed, acceleration, material properties and even gravity waves possible, approaching the ultimate sensitivity allowed by laws of quantum physics. more
How life could help atmospheric tides slow a planet's rotation  PHYS.ORG · 2 weeks
Resonating oscillations of a planet's atmosphere caused by gravitational tides and heating from its star could prevent a planet's rotation from steadily slowing over time, according to new... more
Enhanced views of Earth tectonics  PHYS.ORG · 2 weeks
Scientists from Germany's Kiel University and British Antarctic Survey (BAS) have used data from the European Space Agency (ESA), Gravity field and steady-state Ocean Circulation Explorer (GOCE) mission to unveil key geological features of the Earth's lithosphere –... more
Hubble Finds Smiling Face in a Hunt for Newborn Stars  ASTRO WATCH · 2 weeks
This image, taken with the NASA/ESA Hubble Space Telescope's Wide Field Camera 3 (WFC3), shows a... more
Gravity Assist Podcast: Planetary Defense with Kelly Fast  SPACE.COM · 2 weeks
NASA's Chief Scientist, Dr Jim Green, talks to NEO Observation Program Manager for an episode of the Gravity Assist podcast. more
New antimatter gravity experiments begin at CERN  PHYS.ORG · 2 weeks
We learn it at high school: Release two objects of different masses in the absence of friction forces and they fall down at the same rate in Earth's gravity. What we haven't learned, because... more
New antimatter gravity experiments begin at CERN  CERN · 2 weeks
Ana Lopes The ALPHA-g experiment being installed at CERN’s Antiproton Decelerator hall. (Image: CERN) We learn it at high school: Release two... more
Most Detailed Observations of Material Orbiting close to a Black Hole  ASTRO WATCH · 2 weeks
ESO’s exquisitely sensitive GRAVITY instrument has added further evidence to the long-standing assumption that... more
Astronomers Observe Interstellar Material Orbiting Close to Milky Way’s Central Black Hole  SCI-NEWS.COM · 3 weeks
Astronomers using the GRAVITY instrument on ESO’s Very Large Telescope Interferometer (VLTI) have detected flares of infrared radiation coming from the accretion disk around... more
Most detailed observations of material orbiting close to a black hole  SCIENCE DAILY · 3 weeks
ESO's exquisitely sensitive GRAVITY instrument has added further evidence to the long-standing assumption that a supermassive black hole lurks in the center of the Milky Way.... more
Most detailed observations of material orbiting close to a black hole  PHYS.ORG · 3 weeks
ESO's exquisitely sensitive GRAVITY instrument has added further evidence to the long-standing assumption that a supermassive black hole lurks in the centre of the Milky Way.... more
The islands of Tenerife and Gran Canaria could be closer together within millions of years  SCIENCE DAILY · 3 weeks
There is a gravitational sinking or isostatic adjustment of Teide after the volcanic crisis of 2004. This phenomenon... more
Ancient Cold Front in Perseus  ASTRO WATCH · 3 weeks
A gigantic cold front in the Perseus galaxy cluster has been observed by a trio of X-ray telescopes. The ancient cold front can be seen at... more
Two high-redshift quasars discovered using OGLE  PHYS.ORG · 3 weeks
Astronomers report the finding of two new high-redshift quasars using imagery from the Optical Gravitational Lensing Experiment (OGLE). The newly found quasars, designated OGLE J015531−752807 and OGLE J005907−645016, have redshifts of 5.09 and 4.98 respectively. The... more
Gravitational Lens Takes Hubble Deeper into Universe  SCI-NEWS.COM · 3 weeks
SDSS J0915+3826, a giant group of galaxies located approximately 4 billion light-years away, is so massive that its gravity bends light like... more
Astronomers Confirm Existence of Kordylewski Dust Clouds  SCI-NEWS.COM · 3 weeks
A research team from Hungary has confirmed the existence of two enigmatic celestial objects called Kordylewski dust clouds (KDCs) — large concentrations... more
Earth’s Dust Cloud Satellites Confirmed  ASTRO WATCH · 3 weeks
A team of Hungarian astronomers and physicists may have confirmed two elusive clouds of dust, in semi-stable points just 400,000 kilometers from Earth. The clouds, first... more
Parker Solar Probe Looks Back at Home  ASTRO WATCH · 3 weeks
On Sept. 25, 2018, Parker Solar Probe captured a view of Earth as it sped toward the first Venus gravity assist of... more
Astronomers find a universal correlation that could unify the study of star formation  PHYS.ORG · 3 weeks
Star formation is one of the most important research fields in astrophysics. This process, in which gravitational instabilities cause the collapse of... more
Long spaceflight causes structural changes in the brain  NEWS MEDICAL · 3 weeks
Spending long periods in space not only leads to muscle atrophy and reductions in bone density, it also has lasting effects on the brain. However, little is known about how different tissues... more
Parker solar probe looks back at home  PHYS.ORG · 4 weeks
On Sept. 25, 2018, Parker Solar Probe captured a view of Earth as it sped toward the first Venus gravity assist of the mission. Earth is the bright, round object visible in the right... more
Russian physicists postulate the existence of dark matter-based Bose stars  PHYS.ORG · 4 weeks
Researchers developed a mathematical model describing motion of dark matter particles inside the smallest galaxy halos. They observed that over time, dark matter may form spherical droplets of... more
Gravitational Waves Could Shed Light on Dark Matter  ASTRO WATCH · 4 weeks
Black holes colliding, gravitational waves riding through space-time – and a huge instrument that allows scientists to investigate the fabric... more
Gravitational waves could soon provide measure of universe's expansion  PHYS.ORG · 4 weeks
Twenty years ago, scientists were shocked to realize that our universe is not only expanding, but that it's expanding fasterover time. more
Russian Physicists Observe Dark Matter Forming Droplets  ASTRO WATCH · 4 weeks
Researchers developed a mathematical model describing motion of dark matter particles inside the smallest galaxy halos. They observed that over time, the... more
Gravitational waves could shed light on dark matter  PHYS.ORG · 4 weeks
The forthcoming Laser Interferometer Space Antenna (LISA) will be a huge instrument allowing astronomers to study phenomena including black holes colliding and gravitational waves moving through space-time. Researchers from the University of... more
'Oumuamua one year later  PHYS.ORG · 4 weeks
One year ago this week astronomers discovered an unusual object moving through space not too far from the Earth's orbit. In just a few days they realized it could not be a normal asteroid or comet – its path showed... more
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