Aurora found beyond our Solar System

An aurora has been spotted outside our Solar System for the first time, scientists report.

Why the Universe isn't as Bright as it should be

A handful of new stars are born each year in the Milky Way, while many more blink on across the universe. But astronomers have observed that galaxies should be churning out millions more stars,...

Madam Curie the Nobel Laureate

Marie Curie was a Polish physicist and chemist who lived between the years 1867-1934.

July 30, 2015
July 30, 2015

Aurora found beyond our Solar System

An aurora has been spotted outside our Solar System for the first time, scientists report.

March 13, 2015
March 13, 2015

Why the Universe isn't as Bright as it should be

A handful of new stars are born each year in the Milky Way, while many more blink on across the universe. But astronomers have observed that galaxies should be churning out millions more stars,...

March 6, 2015
March 6, 2015

Hedy Lamarr the Goddess of Wireless

Although better known for her Silver Screen exploits, Austrian actress Hedy Lamarr (born Hedwig Eva Maria Kiesler) also became a pioneer in the field of wireless communications following her...

March 6, 2015
March 6, 2015

Madam Curie the Nobel Laureate

Marie Curie was a Polish physicist and chemist who lived between the years 1867-1934.

February 20, 2015
February 20, 2015

Quirky Science

A new type of insulin developed by MIT engineers could eliminate the need for patients with Type I diabetes to repeatedly monitor their blood sugar levels and inject insulin throughout the day.

February 16, 2015
February 16, 2015

Quirky Science

Although people might be living longer, the years they gain often come with increased risks for mental illness and neurodegenerative disease. A new study by UCLA researchers show meditation could...