Astronomy

An extrasolar “Planet 9”

This is how the exoplanet HD 106906 b could look on its inclined outer orbit. (Image: ESA / Hubble, M. Kornmesser) Astronomers have been...

Mysterious particles in sight

Researchers have determined the forces that act between protons and hyperons - particles with mysterious properties. The results are also a key to...

Intergalactic web discovered

This illustration shows the gigantic gas web (left) of the Abell 3391/95 system (right). (Image: Reiprich et al., Astronomy & Astrophysics, doi: 10.1051...

Superconductivity at room temperature

In this experimental setup, the researchers created their superconductor. (Image: Adam Fenster) Superconductors conduct electricity without resistance and could therefore revolutionize electronics and power...

Gravity with a lens effect

The gravitational lens effect can bend, intensify, split and even fan the light into a ring. (Image: Pitris / iStock) Ghost images in curved...

More water on the moon

View of the lunar surface in the southern polar region. (Image: NASA / GSFC, Scientific Visualization Studio) For a long time, data from space...

Lens Effect reveals little vagabonds

The duration of a microlens event and the distortion of the background star enable conclusions to be drawn about the mass of a passing...

First almost radio burst from our galaxy

The CHIME telescope in Canada discovered the radio flash. (Image: Andre Renard / CHIME Collaboration) The origin of the ultra-short but extremely high-energy cosmic...

Subtle glow

Jupiter's moon Europa in a picture of the space probe Galileo. (Image: NASA / JPL, DLR) Jupiter's moon Europa is considered to be the...

How Mars is still drying up

Researchers are on the trail of water loss on the red planet. (Petmal / iStock) H2O at astonishing heights: Scientists have discovered how our...

Comet Chury has an aurora

Comet 67P / Churyumov-Gerasimenko (Image: ESA / Rosetta / NAVCAM) On earth, the northern lights provide spectacular sky spectacles - colored luminous phenomena in the...

Mars: patchwork of deep water reservoirs

Look at the south pole region of Mars. (Image: dottedhippo / iStock) On the trail of the Martian wet: Researchers have confirmed previous indications...

Origin of cosmic diamonds revealed

Sample of a ureilite meteorite in a spectroscopic representation: diamond (red), graphite (blue). (Image: Cyrena Goodrich) Gemstones of a special kind: Researchers have discovered...

Galaxies in the network of a black hole

This artist's impression shows the central black hole and the galaxies trapped in its gas network. (Image: ESO / L. Cal├žada) There were surprisingly...

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