Bangladeshi scientist leads discovery of novel quantum state of matter

A Bangladeshi physicist of Princeton University has led an international research team in discovering a novel quantum state of matter that can be 'tuned' at will - and it's 10 times more tunable than existing theories can explain.

Discovery of neutron star collision is 'breakthrough' of 2017

The world's first-ever detection of two faraway neutron stars colliding, causing a massive blast that rippled through the fabric of space and time, is judged the scientific breakthrough of 2017.

The next ‘Einstein’ according to Harvard is not an old, white man

For her lengthy list of achievements in science, a Cuban-American woman is speculated to be the next Albert Einstein, reports Vibe.

This star is so powerful it could rival a black hole (video)

A super-dense neutron star some 4,400 light-years away is not shy about showing off its strength, reports Huffington Post.

Large Hadron Collider discovers new pentaquark particle

Scientists at the Large Hadron Collider announce the discovery of a new particle called the pentaquark.

Rogue spacecraft burnt up on re-entry

The Russian space agency says that its out-of-control spacecraft has burnt up as it re-entered the Earth's atmosphere.