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A new study of gamma rays shows that less than a third of the emissions arise from black-hole-powered jets from active galaxies.


Researchers have a newly precise way to measure the size and age of the universe and how rapidly it is expanding, on a par with other techniques.


A massive planet outside our Solar System is being distorted and destroyed by its host star, a finding that helps explain the unexpectedly large size of the planet, WASP-12b.


From how massive humpbacks glide through the sea with ease to the efficient way fungal spores fly,
applied mathematicians have excavated the equations behind a variety of complex phenomena.


John P. Holdren and Ernst-Ludwig Winnacker, will join leaders of international science societies and academies to discuss international cooperation in science.


Jets of particles streaming from black holes in far-away galaxies operate differently than previously thought.


New images from NASA's Fermi Gamma-ray Space Telescope show where supernova remnants emit radiation a billion times more energetic than visible light. 


Scientists created a new type of flexible solar cell, enhancing the absorption and efficiency, while bringing costs down.


Little is know about one of a black hole's fundamental properties, spin. But spin may be crucial to understanding the dynamics of a black hole's host galaxy.


Researchers at the California Institute of Technology have developed a way to make some notoriously brittle materials ductile—yet stronger than ever—simply by reducing their size.