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A new technique to measure the expansion rate of the Universe

Their data provide insight into a longstanding debate in the field of astronomy.

Moving objects without touching them

A method that can move larger objects using the principles of metamaterial physics.

Most distant supermassive black hole devouring a star

Earlier this year, the European Southern Observatory’s Very Large Telescope (ESO’s VLT) was alerted after an unusual source of visible light had been detected...

Astronomers measured the size of a star that exploded more than 11 billion years ago

Red-supergiant supernova images reveal secrets of an earlier universe.

New microfluidic chip for diagnosing diseases at home

The innovation opens the door for faster and more affordable at-home medical testing.

Mystery solved: How do soft liquid droplets erode hard surfaces?

The discovery could help engineers design better, more erosion-resistant materials.

Study revealed how robber flies balance between avoiding obstacles

These small predatory insects actually combine two navigation systems to steer themselves mid-flight.

A unique process for producing a light-matter mixture

The research could also have an impact on increasing efficiency of nanoscale chemical reactions.

Mind Control Robot: A robot that can be controlled by your thoughts

Controlling a Robot by Your Arms sounds like a Spielberg movie. But now, it has become a reality. Scientists from the University of Minnesota,...

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