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  • A ball in an air bubble can slip through water with almost no drag

    New experiments on objects moving through water have finally explained a centuries-old paradox of...

    Water will easily stop a bullet, but it can’t stop a ball sinking in a bubble.This is the remarkable result from a se...

    September 11, 2017
  • Supermassive black holes feed on cosmic jellyfish

    For the first time, astronomers have observed jellyfish galaxies ‘feeding’ supermassive black hol...

    One of the galaxies, nicknamed JW206, from the MUSE instrument on ESO’s Very Large Telescope , shows material streami...

    August 22, 2017
  • Five slightly disgusting facts about mozzies

    These little critters do have some interesting habits that you may wish we’d never shared.

    Travelling to Asia, Central and Latin America may promise adventure; but it also means a likely encounter with the Ae...

    May 17, 2017

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