Russian billionaire Yuri Milner has invested a fortune to help SETI find the source of cosmic flashes that emit the energy of 500 million suns.
Quantum computers could help explain some of the most fundamental mysteries in the universe and upend everything from finance to encryptionâ€”if only someone could get them to work.
With proteins that reversibly self-assemble into droplets, cells may control their metabolism—and harden themselves against harsh conditions
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For decades, some of the atomic matter in the universe had not been located. Recent papers reveal where it’s been hiding.
Silke Weinfurtner isn’t an evil genius hell-bent on creating a new world of her own to rule. She just wants to understand the origins of the one we already have.
A mysterious object that repeatedly bursts with ultra-powerful radio waves must live in an extreme environment.
A number of high-energy anomalies raised hopes that astrophysicists had seen their first direct glimpses of dark matter. New studies suggest a different source may be responsible.
Repeating radio bursts are among the most mysterious phenomena in the universe. A new theory explores how some of their puzzling properties can be explained by galactic lenses made of plasma.