• Got them! Gravitational waves detected – at last

    After a false alarm in 2014, those slippery ripples in space-time have been finally snared.

    The final piece of Einstein's general theory of relativity, which has stubbornly evaded detection since his predictio...

    Astrophysics February 11, 2016
  • Dark matter uncovered

    Like rain drops on a spinning bicycle wheel…

    Most of the matter in the Universe consists of stuff we can’t see. It is dubbed “dark matter” and we know it must be ...

    Astrophysics November 9, 2015
  • NASA finds neon in Moon's thin atmosphere

    Presence of neon has been a subject of speculation.

    NASA's Lunar Atmosphere and Dust Environment Explorer – known as LADEE – found neon in the lunar atmosphere during it...

    Space August 18, 2015
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