Iron oxide discovery hints at surprising new source of...

The discovery of two new iron oxides in experiments conducted using particle accelerators at...

Algorithm predicts success rate for Batman v. Superman movie,...

Superhero movies have some of the biggest blockbusters released in recent years, with Marvel’s...

New graphene discovery could make microchips behave like black...

Graphene has caused huge excitement among scientists and has enormous potential, but its properties...

Rosetta's Philae lander most likely finished, scientists say

The Philae lander—the brave little toaster that was sent to Comet 67P/Churyumov–Gerasimenko to analyze...

maxwell's demon

For the first time ever, researchers have replicated effects of Maxwell’s demon

A hypothetical entity first proposed in the mid-1800s that appears to violate the second law of thermodynamics has for...

gorillas

Fossil reveals humans, gorillas split two to three million years earlier than thought

A lack of fossil evidence has prevented scientists from determining exactly when we humans split off from our primate...

NGC 4889

Astronomers discover a huge, dark secret in galaxy NGC 4889

While it may look calm in photographs, researchers using the Hubble Space Telescope to study giant elliptical galaxy NGC...