17 May 2018

Using data gathered by the Gravity Recovery and Climate Satellite (GRACE) from 2002 to 2016, a team at NASA Goddard...

21 November 2017

New results shed light on excess positrons.

21 September 2017

A large electric eel can deliver a shock ten times more powerful than a TASER, a new study has shown.

08 September 2017

Scientists rewrite the rules of Jupiter’s auroras to explain the latest data from NASA's Juno Mission.

08 June 2017

Einstein's theory of General Relativity, conceived a century ago, has enabled astronomers to weigh a nearby star,...

11 May 2017

Regularly hailed as the best instruments in the business, 17th and 18th Century Stradivarius violins fetch millions on...

20 February 2017

Have you ever thought about the possibility of several parallel worlds? What if there is a doppelganger of yourself...

07 October 2016

How cells recycle their waste, the mechanics of superconductivity and the crafting of nano-scale motors were...

27 September 2016

Sonic holograms that shape sound waves into complex patterns to manipulate tiny objects, have been developed by...

20 July 2016

A technique for storing data using individual atoms has been announced by scientists in the Netherlands...

27 May 2016

A new generation of "optical" clock promises to make time-keeping even more accurate.

06 May 2016

Nanobots (really small robots) sound like science fiction, but Cambridge researchers have brought them one step closer...

11 January 2016

The seventh row of the periodic table has been completed with the addition of four new super-heavy metals

30 October 2015

A system that uses sound waves to manipulate objects in mid air, and even inside the body, has been developed by...

08 October 2015

A new material has been created that can delay the development of ice, even at temperatures down to 6°C below freezing.

26 August 2015

Previously unseen interaction between beams of light could yield a breakthrough for quantum computing...

31 July 2015

The earliest evidence of the Earth's magnetic field has been uncovered in Australian rock samples dating back 4.4...

16 June 2015

TV show the Big Bang Theory centres around the lives of scientists, but what science are they actually doing?

11 June 2015

By applying designs from nature to engineering problems, your heating bills could be reduced as nature-inspired designs...

13 February 2015

Scientists have solved the mystery of what makes popcorn pop.

22 January 2015

Herculaneum scrolls read for first time in 2000 years thanks to X-ray technology.

22 January 2015

New super-metal surfaces fashioned with a laser are so water repellent they can wash away dirt with only a tiny amount...

14 November 2014

Lightening strikes will happen twice as often as climate changes, says new Californian research.

22 October 2014

Finally the physics of fingernails has been discovered at the University of Nottingham...