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Ring in the New Year With NASA’s Most Distant Planetary Encounter in History

Artist’s impression of NASA’s New Horizons spacecraft encountering 2014 MU69, a Kuiper Belt object that [...]

What supplements do Olympic weightlifters use?

To maximize their training, weightlifters need to make sure they’re getting the best possible nutrition. [...]

An amazingly simple recipe for nanometer-sized corundum

Three-dimensional visualization of corundum nanoparticles. A real microscopic image in the background (false colors). Credit: [...]

Peter Higgs transformed what we know about the building blocks of the universe

The Large Hadron Collider is the world’s largest and most powerful particle accelerator. Credit: CERN [...]

Study suggests that physical processes can have hidden neural network-like abilities

Conceptual framework for pattern recognition by nucleation. When one set of molecules can potentially assemble [...]

5 Things You Didn’t Know About the Spring Equinox

The date of the spring equinox also sets the date for several holidays, including Easter [...]

Earth’s Harshest Ecosystems May Birth New Species Fastest

The spectacled tyrant (Hymenops perspicillatus) inhabits harsh, dry deserts, which new research suggests tend to [...]

Superflimsy graphene turned ultrastiff by optical forging

Top: Atomic force microscopy images of the suspended graphene drum skin before and after optical [...]