Astronomers Discover How to Feed a Supermassive Black Hole

    Astronomers Discover How to Feed a Supermassive Black Hole

    The image shows the process of nuclear feeding of a black hole in the galaxy NGC 1566, and how the…
    Jimi Hendrix, Eric Clapton and Dùndúns: “Talking Drums” Shown to Accurately Mimic Speech Patterns

    Jimi Hendrix, Eric Clapton and Dùndúns: “Talking Drums” Shown to Accurately Mimic Speech Patterns

    The Ifesowapo dùndún ensemble performing in Igbo Ora, southwest Nigeria. Credit: Dr. Cecilia Durojaye Analysis demonstrates the value of studying…
    Dogs’ Got Talent: Gifted Skill in a Given Field Is Not a Uniquely Human Phenomenon

    Dogs’ Got Talent: Gifted Skill in a Given Field Is Not a Uniquely Human Phenomenon

    Max participates in Genius Dog Challenge research program at Eötvös Loránd University. Credit: Photo by Cooper Photo Some exceptionally gifted…
    Queqiao: The Bridge Between Earth and the Far Side of the Moon

    Queqiao: The Bridge Between Earth and the Far Side of the Moon

    The far side of the Moon always faces away from the Earth, making communications from lunar equipment there much more…
    Do Spoilers Actually Harm Movie Box-Office Revenue?

    Do Spoilers Actually Harm Movie Box-Office Revenue?

    Researchers from Western University and University of Houston published a paper in the Journal of Marketing that examines whether spoiler movie reviews…
    Black Carbon Aerosols in Beijing, China Become “Slim”

    Black Carbon Aerosols in Beijing, China Become “Slim”

    Black carbon (BC) is the product of incomplete combustion of fossil fuels, biofuel, and biomass. By strongly absorbing solar radiation,…
    Unraveling a Mystery: Bird Brains Left Other Dinosaurs Behind

    Unraveling a Mystery: Bird Brains Left Other Dinosaurs Behind

    A transparent 3D model of the fossil bird skull and brain (in pink). Credit: Christopher Torres / The University of…
    What Happens Inside a Black Hole’s “Sphere of Influence?”

    What Happens Inside a Black Hole’s “Sphere of Influence?”

    Artist impression of disk of material rotating around a supermassive black hole. Credit: NRAO/AUI/NSF What happens inside a black hole…
    The Solar Wind Across Our Solar System [Infographic]

    The Solar Wind Across Our Solar System [Infographic]

    Credit: NASA’s Goddard Space Flight Center/Mary Pat Hrybyk-Keith The Sun releases a constant stream of particles and magnetic fields called…
    New Modelling of Ancient Antarctic Ice Sheets Helps Us See the Future of Global Warming

    New Modelling of Ancient Antarctic Ice Sheets Helps Us See the Future of Global Warming

    Lead author Anna Ruth Halberstadt in Antarctica. Credit: Anna Ruth Halberstadt New research from University of Massachusetts Amherst gives clearer…
    Man’s New Best Friend: What Cats Can Teach Us About the Human Genome and Our Genetic “Dark Matter”

    Man’s New Best Friend: What Cats Can Teach Us About the Human Genome and Our Genetic “Dark Matter”

    Although cats have lived alongside humans for millennia, it remains a dogs’ world. This bias has historically bled into science…
    Dynamic Control of THz Wavefronts by Rotating Layers of Cascaded Metasurfaces

    Dynamic Control of THz Wavefronts by Rotating Layers of Cascaded Metasurfaces

    A metadevice for dynamically controlling THz wavefronts by rotating layers of cascaded metasurfaces. Credit: Shanghai University Cascaded metasurfaces for dynamic…
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