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Image of supernova 1994D in galaxy NGC 4526

Friday, January 24, 2020

Some scientists have been poking at the foundations of dark energy, but many say the concept remains on solid, if mysterious, ground.

Ramin Skibba, Contributor

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Machine learning turbocharges the process of identifying molecules to test for bacteria-attacking properties.

Brian Owens, Contributor

The first fracking-induced earthquake to claim human lives shows why magnitude may underestimate the danger such earthquakes pose.

Nala Rogers, Staff Writer

A collection of perhaps 20 whales swimming in front of icy mountains, dorsal fins extending out of the water.

Researchers suggest that a previously unidentified factor may drive whales to migrate.

Jesse Kathan, Contributor

What links a wildfire raging across a forest to the electric signals rippling through our hearts? Enter the world of waves in excitable media.

Yuen Yiu, Staff Writer

They release "mobile grenades" -- tiny balls of stinging cells that are shaped like popcorn and can swim under their own power.

Nala Rogers, Staff Writer

Superbolts unleash a thousand times more energy than typical lightning.

Emilie Lorditch, Contributor

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