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The researchers propose a new instrument for searching dark matter axions using tunable plasmas.

A new way to ‘hear’ dark matter

Physicists at Stockholm University and the Max Planck Institute for Physics have turned to plasmas in a proposal that could revolutionise the search for the elusive dark matter.
The Perseus molecular cloud harbours many young star formation regions. Credit: Adam Block and Sid Leach Mount Lemmon Sky Center University of Arizona

How to spin a disk around young protostars?

These findings could lead to more realistic initial conditions for numerical simulations of disk formation.
Context of Roopkund Lake. a) Map showing the location of Roopkund Lake. The approximate route of the Nanda Devi Raj Jat pilgrimage relative to Roopkund Lake is shown in the inset. b) Image of disarticulated skeletal elements scattered around the Roopkund Lake site. Photo by Himadri Sinha Roy. c) Image of Roopkund Lake and surrounding mountains. Photo by Atish Waghwase © Harney et al.; Nature Communications

Mysterious skeletons of Skeleton lake belong to genetically highly distinct groups

The lake was thought to be the site of an ancient catastrophic event that left several hundred people dead, but the first ancient whole-genome data from India shows that diverse groups of people died at the lake in multiple events approximately 1000 years apart.
Researchers identified a brain protein could be more direct target for treating anxiety

Researchers identified a brain protein that could be more direct target for treating anxiety

Anxiety is an important mental state and related disorders may lead to many severe sufferings. In which patients suffer from intense fears and anxiety or...
This bone fragment (“Denisova 11”) was found in 2012 at Denisova Cave in Russia by Russian archaeologists and represents the daughter of a Neandertal mother and a Denisovan father. © T. Higham, University of Oxford

Ancient girl’s parents were two different human species

Scientists at the Max-Planck Institute have discovered 90,000-year-old bone fragment in southern Siberia. They’ve found the remains of a prehistoric female whose mother was a Neanderthal...
Scientists take a deep look into the hearts of stars

Scientists take a deep look into the hearts of stars

Our Sun and most different stars, encounter throbs that spread through the star's inside as sound waves. The frequencies of these waves are engraved...