Volcano earthquake report for Saturday,  8 May 2021

World map showing volcanoes with shallow (less than 20 km) earthquakes within 20 km radius during the past 24 hours on 8 May 2021 Number in brackets indicate nr of quakes.Quakes detected near: Askja (3 quakes between mag 0.1-1.0), Brennisteinsfjöll (3 quakes between mag 0.7-2.7), Campi Flegrei (Phlegrean Fields) (2…

Moderate magnitude 4.2 quake hits 82 km southwest of Guaymas, Mexico early evening

4.2 quake 7 May 7:23 pm (GMT -7)An earthquake of magnitude 4.2 occurred only 25 minutes ago 82 km southwest of Guaymas, Mexico, the European-Mediterranean Seismological Centre (EMSC) reported.The quake hit at a very shallow depth of 7 km beneath the epicenter near Guaymas, Sonora, Mexico, early evening on Friday…

Moderate 4.5 quake hits near Severo-Kuril'sk, Sakhalin Oblast, Russia

4.5 quake Sea of Okhotsk, Russia, 8 May 11:38 am (GMT +11)A magnitude 4.5 earthquake near Severo-Kuril'sk, Sakhalin Oblast, Russia, was reported only 16 minutes ago by the German Research Centre for Geosciences (GFZ), considered one of the key international agencies that monitor seismic activity worldwide. The earthquake occurred at…

World Earthquake Report for Friday,  7 May 2021

Worldwide earthquakes above magnitude 3 during the past 24 hours on 8 May 2021Summary: 2 quakes 6.0+, 4 quakes 5.0+, 41 quakes 4.0+, 137 quakes 3.0+, 241 quakes 2.0+ (425 total)Magnitude 6+: 2 earthquakesMagnitude 5+: 4 earthquakesMagnitude 4+: 41 earthquakesMagnitude 3+: 137 earthquakesMagnitude 2+: 241 earthquakesNo quakes of magnitude 7…

Volcano earthquake report for Friday,  7 May 2021

World map showing volcanoes with shallow (less than 20 km) earthquakes within 20 km radius during the past 24 hours on 7 May 2021 Number in brackets indicate nr of quakes.Quakes detected near: Askja (3 quakes between mag 0.1-1.0), Bardarbunga (5 quakes between mag 0.1-1.0), Brennisteinsfjöll (4 quakes between mag…

Sabancaya Volcano Volcanic Ash Advisory: INTERMITTENT EMISSIONS OF VA

Satellite image of Sabancaya volcano on 7 May 2021

Moderate magnitude 4.5 earthquake 5 km northwest of Piura, Peru

4.5 quake 5.3 km north of Piura, Peru, 7 May 4:46 pm (GMT -5)An earthquake of magnitude 4.5 occurred only 14 minutes ago 5 km northwest of Piura, Peru, the European-Mediterranean Seismological Centre (EMSC) reported.The quake hit at a shallow depth of 20 km beneath the epicenter near Piura, Provincia…

Moderate magnitude 4.6 quake hits 33 km west of Taitung City, Taiwan early morning

4.6 quake 8 May 5:24 am (GMT +8)The European-Mediterranean Seismological Centre (EMSC) reported a magnitude 4.6 quake in Taiwan near Taitung City, only 12 minutes ago. The earthquake hit early morning on Saturday 8 May 2021 at 5:24 am local time at a very shallow depth of 5 km. The…

Volcanic activity worldwide 7 May 2021: Fuego volcano, Popocatépetl, Reventador, Mayon, Sangay, Sin...

Map of today's active volcanoesSuwanose-jima (Ryukyu Islands): (7 May) Volcanic Ash Advisory Center Tokyo (VAAC) issued the following report: ERUPTED AT 20210507/0638Z FL060 EXTD E OBS VA DTG:07/0630ZMayon (Luzon Island, Philippines): The volcano remains at light volcanic unrest, with faint glow from the crater visible at night and continuing ground…

Moderate tremor of magnitude 4.1 just reported 43 km southwest of Sanandij, Iran

4.1 quake 8 May 12:18 am (GMT +4:30)An earthquake of magnitude 4.1 occurred only 11 minutes ago 43 km southwest of Sanandij, Iran, the German Research Centre for Geosciences (GFZ) reported.The quake hit at a shallow depth of 10 km beneath the epicenter near Sanandij, Ostān-e Kordestān, Iran, late at…

World Earthquake Report for May 2021

Worldwide earthquakes above magnitude 5 during May 2021Summary: 2 quakes 6.0+, 36 quakes 5.0+, 252 quakes 4.0+, 850 quakes 3.0+, 1603 quakes 2.0+ (2743 total)This report is being updated every day.Magnitude 9+: noneMagnitude 8+: noneMagnitude 7+: noneMagnitude 6+: 2 earthquakesMagnitude 5+: 36 earthquakesMagnitude 4+: 252 earthquakesMagnitude 3+: 850 earthquakesMagnitude 2+:…

Magnitude 4.8 earthquake strikes near Calama, Provincia de El Loa, Antofagasta, Chile

4.8 quake 7 May 11:01 am (GMT -4)The German Research Centre for Geosciences (GFZ) reported a magnitude 4.8 quake in Chile near Calama, Provincia de El Loa, Antofagasta, only 10 minutes ago. The earthquake hit in the morning on Friday 7 May 2021 at 11:01 am local time at an…

Moderate earthquake of magnitude 4.3 just reported 52 km west of Jhang Sadr, Pakistan

4.3 quake 7 May 4:39 pm (GMT +5)Just 12 minutes ago, a 4.3-magnitude earthquake struck near Jhang Sadr, Jhang District, Punjab, Pakistan. The tremor was recorded in the afternoon on Friday 7 May 2021 at 4:39 pm local time, at a shallow depth of 10 km below the surface.The event…

Moderate tremor of magnitude 4.2 just reported 83 km southeast of Fayzabad, Afghanistan

4.2 quake 7 May 3:51 pm (GMT +4:30)India's National Center for Seismology (NCS) reported a magnitude 4.2 quake in Afghanistan near Fayzabad, Faīẕābād, Badakhshan, only 15 minutes ago. The earthquake hit early afternoon on Friday 7 May 2021 at 3:21 pm local time at an intermediate to considerable depth of…

Moderate tremor of magnitude 4.3 just reported 20 km northeast of Rustāq, Afghanistan

4.3 quake 7 May 1:55 pm (GMT +4:30)A magnitude 4.3 earthquake near Rustāq, Takhar, Afghanistan, was reported only 14 minutes ago by India's National Center for Seismology (NCS), considered the main national agency that monitors seismic activity in this part of the world. The earthquake occurred at an intermediate to…

The volcano remains at light volcanic unrest, with faint glow from the crater visible at night and continuing ground deformation detected by instruments of the Philippine Institute of Volcanology and Seismology (PHIVOLCS). According to the latest bulletin released by PHIVOLCS on 7 May 2021 at 8:00 am, the Mayon Volcano…

Moderate earthquake of magnitude 4.3 just reported 100 km northeast of Murghab, Tajikistan

4.3 quake 7 May 4:11 pm (GMT +8)A magnitude 4.3 earthquake near Murghab, Gorno-Badakhshan, Tajikistan, was reported only 28 minutes ago by India's National Center for Seismology (NCS), considered the main national agency that monitors seismic activity in this part of the world. The earthquake occurred at a moderately shallow…

Moderate magnitude 4.3 quake hits 16 km southwest of Ishqoshim, Afghanistan around noon

4.3 quake 7 May 12:46 pm (GMT +4:30)A magnitude 4.3 earthquake near Ishqoshim, Ishkoshim, Gorno-Badakhshan, Tajikistan, was reported only 10 minutes ago by India's National Center for Seismology (NCS), considered the main national agency that monitors seismic activity in this part of the world. The earthquake occurred at a very…

Sinabung volcano (Northern Sumatra, Indonesia): high activity continues

Strong explosion from Sinabung volcano this morning (image: @Rizal06691023/twitter)The volcano continues at high levels and remains very active over the last week. The activity is characterized by strong eruptions as occurred at 09:08 local time today. Vulcanian-type eruption ejected pyroclastic material up to 17,000 ft (5,200 m) altitude which drifted…

Soufrière St. Vincent volcano update: Volcanic Alert Level lowered to Orange

Volcanic Hazard Zones at Soufrière St. Vincent volcano (image: NEMO)The National Emergency Management Organization (NEMO) in collaboration with University of the West Indies's scientists decided to lower the Volcanic Alert Level from "red" to "orange" as a significant decrease of volcano-tectonic earthquakes have been recorded. In addition, no explosions occurred…

Moderate yet deep magnitude 5.0 earthquake 81 km southeast of Malita, Philippines

5.0 quake 7 May 3:10 pm (GMT +8)Just 13 minutes ago, a 5.0-magnitude earthquake struck near Malita, Davao Occidental, Davao, Philippines. The tremor was recorded early afternoon on Friday 7 May 2021 at 3:10 pm local time, at an intermediate depth of 120 km below the surface.The event was filed…

Group of endangered condors take up residence outside of a California woman's home

There are only about 200 California condors in the wild in California, but for some reason, 15 to 20 of the massive birds decided to congregate in one location — on a woman's deck.

Chinese rocket debris photographed in space

An Italian astrophysicist has captured the almost 100-foot Chinese rocket core that is expected to make an uncontrolled reentry into Earth's atmosphere over the weekend.

Heads Up! A Used Chinese Rocket Is Tumbling Back to Earth This Weekend.

The chances of it hitting a populated area are small, but not zero. That has raised questions about how the country’s space program designs its missions.

Heads-up: A Chinese rocket that might be out of control is hurtling back to Earth. What you should know.

A section of a large Chinese rocket is falling back to Earth and is expected to hit sometime Saturday. Where will it land?

A European astronaut says the risk of the uncontrolled Chinese rocket hitting a home is like getting hit by lightning — and if it did, people would only get a few hours' warning

The risk "should be kept as close to zero as possible," ESA astronaut and Interagency Coordinator Thomas Reiter told Insider.

First tropical system of 2021 in Western Hemisphere could form by next week

The Western Hemisphere's first tropical system of 2021 could form by next week.

Biden's Paris Agreement commitment will be tough on Americans — and

The U.S. cannot meet its nationally determined contribution to the Paris Agreement without without major sacrifices for Americans.

Flock of giant California condors trashes woman's home

About 15 to 20 of the giant endangered birds have recently taken a liking to the house in the city of Tehachapi and made quite a mess.

15 endangered condors flock to one California woman's home

She said she was both “amazed and angry” to encounter the animals.

UN says cutting methane quickly is the key to fighting dangerous

Methane is an extremely powerful greenhouse gas and is responsible for about 30 percent of the Earth’s warming.

The Jersey fishing standoff shows Brexit has only just begun | Marley Morris

Britain will need to find a way to cooperate with its closest neighbours without resorting to gunboat diplomacy., says Marley Morris of the Institute for Public Policy Research

Video shows Chinese rocket debris over Washington, DC

The U.S. government is keeping a close eye on a large Chinese rocket plummeting to Earth.

The Chinese rocket speeding back to Earth is so unpredictable it could land almost anywhere. One guess is around Turkmenistan late on May 8.

Estimates will "vary wildly" until the rocket is closer, says 18th Space Control Squadron, a branch of the US military that tracks space debris.

Cinda Mickols arrived at her house in Tehachapi, California to find that an unusually large flock of the endangered condors had pooped all over her deck.

China discounts possibility of harm from falling rocket

BEIJING (AP) — China says the upper stage of its Long March 5B rocket that launched the core module of its space station will mostly burn up on re-entry, posing little threat to people and property…

‘They’re chilling’: endangered condors take up residence outside California woman’s home

More than 15 rare birds, whose population is at about 160 in the state, showed up at Cinda Mickol’s home – and they’ve made a mess

The young people taking their countries to court over climate inaction

Children and young adults around the world are demanding action from governments on global heating and the ecological crisis

U.K. and France Call in the Navy, Sort of, in Channel Islands Fishing Dispute

French fishing crews dropped their threat to blockade a port on the island of Jersey, but a standoff over post-Brexit fishing rights augured a future of similar disputes.

Big Chinese rocket segment set to fall to Earth

Tracking radars are following closely the gradual fall to Earth of a large Chinese rocket vehicle.

EU accuses UK as France seeks to ‘rapidly defuse’ Jersey fishing row

France moves to calm diplomatic waters but Brussels says Britain has breached terms of Brexit trade deal

Main stage of Chinese rocket likely to plunge to Earth soon

BEIJING — The largest section of the rocket that launched the main module of China’s first permanent space station into orbit is expected to plunge back to Earth as early as Saturday at an unknown location. Usually, discarded core, or first-stage, rockets reenter soon after liftoff, normally over water, and

What Goes Up Must Come Down — Including A Giant Chinese Rocket Plunging Toward Earth

U.S. Space Command says the exact entry point into the Earth's atmosphere cannot be pinpointed until hours before its reentry, which is expected sometime around May 8.

Hydrogen’s “false promise” could hamper climate progress, lock in fossil fuels

Study warns universal reliance on hydrogen-based fuels could distract from main game of renewable electrification and lock in fossil fuel dependency.

Researchers discover 3 new species of tiny animals off the coast of France

A new loricifera species, Nanaloricus mathildeae. Video: Ricardo C. NevesThe space between sand and sediment at the bottom of the sea is home to tiny animals called loriciferans. This week researchers describe three new species of the animals found off the coast of France.The big picture: These minute animals are…

Op-Ed: We can't hold back rising oceans. We can only move out of the way

Even if we aggressively move away from fossil fuels, sea level will keep rising for centuries because greenhouse gases are baked into the atmosphere.

China's greenhouse gas emissions exceed those of U.S. and developed countries combined, report says

China is responsible for more than 27% of total global emissions, a new study says. The U.S. accounts for 11% of the global total.

There are only about 200 California condors in the wild. About 10% landed on one woman's deck

Over the weekend, Cinda Mickols found 15 to 20 of the rare raptors inexplicably...

Cutting methane quickly is key to curbing dangerous warming, U.N. report says

Cutting the greenhouse gas methane quickly and dramatically is the world’s best hope to slow and limit the worst of global warming, a U.N. report says.

China's greenhouse gas emissions exceed rest of developed world...

​China's greenhouse gas emissions in 2019 exceeded for the first time those of the US and other developed nations combined, according to a report published Thursday by an energy consulting group.

China, U.S. continue to lead world in air pollution

China’s 2019 emissions rate matches those of all OECD member countries.

Endangered condors trash home of California mom

A California woman's home has reportedly been invaded by a flock of endangered California condors.

How to spot the difference between a real climate policy and greenwashing guff | Damian Carrington

Unless actions by governments and corporations cut emissions here and now, a dose of scepticism is in order, says Guardian environment editor Damian Carrington

Flock of rare California condors trash woman’s home

Giant California condors are rare — but not at Cinda Mickols’ home.

UK, France send vessels to Jersey island: Why is there a fight over fishing and how might it escalate?

Two Royal Navy vessels have been sent to Jersey amid concerns of a possible blockade of the island by French boats -- but why have they been deployed?

End of the road gas boilers? Researchers give thumbs down to hydrogen heating

Hydrogen power should reserved for powering aircraft and large factories, say experts, dashing hopes gas industry could pivot to piping hydrogen into homes

Scientists say the risk of debris from the 22-metric-ton rocket stage hitting people or causing property damage is extremely low.

'Universal' faith in hydrogen could lock world into fossil fuel reliance: German study | Recharge

Potsdam Institute for Climate Impact Research concludes electrification should lead with H2 reserved for decarbonising air travel and heavy-emitting industries

Chiral Faraday effect breakthrough, thanks to helices made of nickel

Physicists at Friedrich-Alexander-Universität Erlangen-Nürnberg (FAU) have for the first time been able to prove a long-predicted but as yet unconfirmed fundamental effect. In Faraday chiral anisotropy, ...

Hologram experts can now create real-life images that move in the air

They may be tiny weapons, but Brigham Young University's holography research group has figured out how to create lightsabers—green for Yoda and red for Darth Vader, naturally—with actual luminous ...

Planet formation may start earlier than previously thought

On their long journey to form planets, dust grains may coalesce with each other much earlier than previously thought, simulations by RIKEN astrophysicists suggest1. This may mean revisiting conventional ...

Supernovae twins open up new possibilities for precision cosmology

Cosmologists have found a way to double the accuracy of measuring distances to supernova explosions—one of their tried-and-true tools for studying the mysterious dark energy that is making the universe ...

Capturing a single photon of light: Harnessing quantum's 'noise problem'

Scientists at Raytheon BBN Technologies have developed a new way to detect a single photon, or particle of light—a development with big applications for sensors, communications and exponentially more ...

Scientists generate the highest-intensity laser pulses ever recorded

Scientists in South Korea have achieved a major milestone in physics – and one pursued by researchers in the field for decades – by generating a record-breaking ultra-high intensity laser. The pulse intensity of over 1023 W per cm sq is the result of a highly advanced optics system that…

Macroscale entanglement and measurement

Quantum mechanics governs both fundamental particles and large objects, but for the latter, a myriad of different factors conspire to mask its effects and render deviations from a purely classical description all but invisible. However, careful and controlled experiments can reveal purely quantum mechanical phenomena of large objects. On pages…

Direct observation of deterministic macroscopic entanglement

Quantum entanglement occurs when two separate entities become strongly linked in a way that cannot be explained by classical physics; it is a powerful resource in quantum communication protocols and advanced technologies that aim to exploit the enhanced capabilities of quantum systems. To date, entanglement has generally been limited to…

Quantum mechanics–free subsystem with mechanical oscillators

Quantum entanglement occurs when two separate entities become strongly linked in a way that cannot be explained by classical physics; it is a powerful resource in quantum communication protocols and advanced technologies that aim to exploit the enhanced capabilities of quantum systems. To date, entanglement has generally been limited to…

Volcanoes on Mars could be active, raising possibility of recent habitable conditions

Evidence of recent volcanic activity on Mars shows that eruptions could have taken place within the past 50,000 years, a paper by Planetary Science Institute Research Scientist David Horvath says.

Team directs and measures quantum drum duet

Like conductors of a spooky symphony, researchers at the National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) have "entangled" two small mechanical drums and precisely measured their linked quantum properties. ...

Evading the uncertainty principle in quantum physics

The uncertainty principle, first introduced by Werner Heisenberg in the late 1920's, is a fundamental concept of quantum mechanics. In the quantum world, particles like the electrons that power all electrical ...

The Mystery Of Dark Energy

More than two decades after the discovery of dark energy, astronomers remain in the dark regarding what it's all about, but a new probe could give some clues

US physics lab Fermilab exposes proprietary data for all to see

Exposed systems paved way for researchers to access code, messages, passwords, and more.

FAST detects 3D spin-velocity alignment in a pulsar

Pulsars—another name for fast-spinning neutron stars—originate from the imploded cores of massive dying stars through supernova explosion.

New boost in quantum technologies

In an international collaboration, researchers at the University of Stuttgart were able to detect quantum bits in two-dimensional materials for the first time. Nature Materials publishes this research ...

Just a few atoms thick: New functional materials developed

They are 50,000 times thinner than a human hair and just a few atoms thick: two-dimensional materials are the thinnest substances it is possible to make today. They have completely new properties and ...

Why quantum technologists and materials scientists need to talk, lockdown silence is a boon to seismologists – Physics World

In this podcast we chat about building better quantum devices and the seismology of human activity

Sharks use Earth's magnetic fields to guide them like a map

Sea turtles are known for relying on magnetic signatures to find their way across thousands of miles to the very beaches where they hatched. Now, researchers reporting in the journal Current Biology on ...

Homing in on the smallest possible laser

At extremely low temperatures, matter often behaves differently than in normal conditions. At temperatures only a few degrees above absolute zero (-273 degrees Celsius), physical particles may give up ...

Toward 2D memory technology by magnetic graphene

In spintronics, the magnetic moment of electrons (spin) is used to transfer and manipulate information. An ultra-compact 2D spin-logic circuitry could be built from 2D materials that can transport the ...

A deep reservoir of primordial helium in the Earth

Noble gases, including helium, neon, and argon, are characterized by high chemical inertness which causes low reactivity with other materials and high volatility. Among them, 3He, 20Ne, and 36Ar are particular ...

Towards 2D Spin-Logic Memory Technology Using Magnetic Graphene

In spintronics, the magnetic moment of electrons (spin) is used to transfer and manipulate information. An ultra-compact 2D spin-logic circuitry could be built from 2D materials that can transport the spin information over long distances and also provide strong spin-polarization of charge current. E

FASER is born: New experiment will study particles that interact with dark matter

The newest experiment at CERN, the European Organization for Nuclear Research, is now in place at the Large Hadron Collider in Geneva. FASER, or Forward Search Experiment, was approved by CERN's research ...

Physicists find a novel way to switch antiferromagnetism on and off

When you save an image to your smartphone, those data are written onto tiny transistors that are electrically switched on or off in a pattern of "bits" to represent and encode that image. Most transistors ...

Researchers produce laser pulses with record-breaking intensity

Researchers have demonstrated a record-high laser pulse intensity of over 1023 W/cm2 using the petawatt laser at the Center for Relativistic Laser Science (CoReLS), Institute for Basic Science in the ...

Random close packing or jamming of spheres in a container

Scientists at the theoretical institutes, Chinese Academy of Science and Cybermedia Center at Osaka University performed extensive computer simulations to generate and examine random packing of spheres. ...

Personalized brain temperature maps created using MRI and biophysical models – Physics World

Non-invasive imaging of brain temperature could help doctors monitor patient recovery and treatment after brain injury

"Station of Extreme Light" --'A New Physics That Can Tear Apart the Fabric of Spacetime' | The Daily Galaxy

China is building a laser that can produce 100 quadrillion watts – about 50,000 times the planet’s total power consumption — a light so intense that it would equal the amount of power our Earth receives from the Sun. Station of Extreme Light  At the heart of the Shanghai Superintense…

A new method to trigger rain where water is scarce

A new method to trigger rain in places where water is scarce is being tested in the United Arab Emirates using unmanned drones that were designed and manufactured at the University of Bath. The drones ...

Polymer-based insulator could help maintain Moore's law – Physics World

Material with good heat conductivity and an ultralow dielectric constant might keep tiny computer chips cool

Collaboration has mission to build UK's first commercial quantum computer – Physics World

Oxford Instruments NanoScience is partnering in a three-year project to create and develop the UK's first quantum computer capable of running end-user applications in the cloud

Minuscule drums push the limits of quantum weirdness

Vibrating aluminium membranes provide the first direct evidence of quantum entanglement in macroscopic objects.

Magic angle makes graphene simultaneously superconducting and insulating

Graphene just keeps getting weirder. Engineers at ETH Zurich have now managed to tweak the overachieving material so that some parts of a flake can be an electrical insulator while other areas act as a superconductor, just nanometers apart. The team demonstrated the breakthrough by making electronic components out of…

Researchers propose repurposing tabletop sensors to search for dark matter

Scientists are certain that dark matter exists. Yet, after more than 50 years of searching, they still have no direct evidence for the mysterious substance.

Rapid rovers, speedy sands: Fast-tracking terrain interaction modeling

Granular materials, such as sand and gravel, are an interesting class of materials. They can display solid, liquid, and gas-like properties, depending on the scenario. But things can get complicated in ...

Magnetic material breaks super-fast switching record

Researchers at CRANN (The Centre for Research on Adaptive Nanostructures and Nanodevices), and the School of Physics at Trinity College Dublin, today announced that a magnetic material developed at the ...

Searching for the supersymmetric bottom quark (and its friends)

When it comes to quarks, those of the third generation (the top and bottom) are certainly the most fascinating and intriguing. Metaphorically, we would classify their social life as quite secluded, as ...

MIT turns 'magic' material into versatile electronic devices

In a feat worthy of a laboratory conceived by J.K. Rowling, MIT researchers and colleagues have turned a "magic" material composed of atomically thin layers of carbon into three useful electronic devices. ...

Julius Sumner Miller Made Physics Fun For Everyone

Let’s face it — for the average person, math and formulas are not the most attractive side of physics. The fun is in the hands-on learning, the lab work, the live action demonstrations …

Scientists model Saturn's interior

New Johns Hopkins University simulations offer an intriguing look into Saturn's interior, suggesting that a thick layer of helium rain influences the planet's magnetic field.

A new window to see hidden side of magnetized universe

New observations and simulations show that jets of high-energy particles emitted from the central massive black hole in the brightest galaxy in galaxy clusters can be used to map the structure of invisible ...

Superconductivity, high critical temperature found in 2D semimetal tungsten nitride

Superconductivity in two-dimensional (2D) systems has attracted much attention in recent years, both because of its relevance to our understanding of fundamental physics and because of potential technological ...

Quantum Double-Slit Experiment Offers Hope for Earth-Size Telescope | Quanta Magazine

A new proposal would use quantum hard drives to combine the light of multiple telescopes, letting astronomers create incredibly high-resolution optical images.

What is dark matter? A deep dive

84.4% of the matter in the universe is something that we don’t really understand yet.

Gravitational-Wave Scientists Brilliant New Method to Refine the Hubble Constant – The Expansion and Age of the Universe

A team of international scientists, led by the Galician Institute of High Energy Physics (IGFAE) and the ARC Centre of Excellence for Gravitational Wave Discovery (OzGrav), has proposed a simple and novel method to bring the accuracy of the Hubble constant measurements down to 2%, using a single obs

Mysterious hydrogen-free supernova sheds light on stars' violent death throes

A curiously yellow pre-supernova star has caused astrophysicists to re-evaluate what's possible at the deaths of our Universe's most massive stars. The team describe the peculiar star and its resulting ...

Researchers confront major hurdle in quantum computing

In a series of papers, Rochester researchers report major strides in improving the transfer of information in quantum systems.