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How black holes and neutron stars shine bright?

It is the interplay of turbulence and reconnection of super-strong magnetic fields.

Mystery solved: How tides can trigger earthquakes?

Since the end of the last century, many investigations have been carried out concerning the question if stresses due to the tidal forcing of...

Two neutron stars collided near the solar system billions of years ago

A growing body of evidence indicates that binary neutron-star mergers are the primary origin of heavy elements produced exclusively through rapid neutron capture. As...

Converting infrared light into visible light

A team of scientists from Columbia University along with Harvard University has come up with a novel method that can convert visible light into infrared...

Revolutionary ultra-thin meta-lens enables full-color imaging

Light of various colors goes at various speeds in various materials and structures. This is the reason we see white light split into its...

A milestone for forecasting earthquake hazards

Analysts from Columbia University's Lamont-Doherty Earth Observatory, University of Southern California, the University of California at Riverside and the U.S. Geological Survey has concocted...

Scientists discovered the source of strange negative gravity

The objects' motion we see in our everyday lives are governed by Newton's Laws of Motion and gravity. But according to scientists at the...

Using Machine learning tools to gain new insights from Earthquake data

Scientists at the Columbia University have discovered a totally new way to study earthquakes. They picked out different types of earthquakes from three years using...

Experimental immunotherapy for eye cancer improves survival in early trials

In a small trial of patients with advanced metastatic uveal melanoma, Columbia scientists performed an experimental immunotherapy IMCgp100 and found that it could increase...

Old brains can make new neurons, study finds

A new research by the Columbia University Vagelos College of Physicians and Surgeons suggests that human brain makes new neurons throughout life. Scientists were able to...