Natural Sciences

IMaX, an instrument developed in Spain, analyses in detail the ...

Astronomy
The Astrophysical Journal, based in the US, published a supplement of seventeen articles detailing the results of the Sunrise mission, ...

Secret of why jewel scarab beetles look like pure gold, ...

Biology
The secrets of why central-American jewel scarab beetles look like they are made from pure gold, has been uncovered by ...

What makes a mother risk her life to protect her ...

Biology
From birds to mammals, from fish to reptiles, the immediate reaction to an impending threat to the animal itself is ...

ALMA Observes Birth Cry of a Massive Baby Star

Astronomy
An international research team used the Atacama Large Millimeter-submillimeter Array (ALMA) to determine how the enigmatic gas flow from a ...

Hubble applauds waltzing dwarfs

Astronomy
This seemingly unspectacular series of dots with varying distances between them actually shows the slow waltz of two brown dwarfs. ...

Jackpot! Cosmic magnifying-glass effect captures universe’s brightest galaxies

Astronomy
The galaxy images, magnified through a phenomenon called gravitational lensing, reveal a tangled web of misshapen objects punctuated by exotic ...

ALMA Returns to Boomerang Nebula

Astronomy
An ancient red giant star in the throes of a frigid death has produced the coldest known object in the ...

From where will the next big earthquake hit the city ...

Geology
The city of Istanbul is focus of great concern for earthquake researchers. This 15-million metropole is situated very close to ...

New ‘styrofoam’ planet provides tools in search for habitable planets

Astronomy
Fifth-graders making styrofoam solar system models may have the right idea. Researchers at Lehigh University have discovered a new planet ...

Hubble catches a galaxy duo by the ‘hare’

Astronomy
This image from the NASA/ESA Hubble Space Telescope shows the unusual galaxy IRAS 06076-2139, found in the constellation Lepus (The ...