7 Must-Read Stories In January 2016

The Periodic Table has a new addition and there exists a black hole that dwarfs our sun, as scientists in Asia discovered in January 2016.

AsianScientist (Feb. 3, 2016) – Just in case you missed any of them, here are seven must-read stories published on Asian Scientist Magazine in January 2016.

  1. Discovery Of Most Powerful Supernova To Date
    Researchers have observed a super-luminous supernova explosion which is twice as powerful as the previous record holder.

  2. Element 113, Discovered By Asian Scientist, Made Official On New Year’s Eve
    Element 113 is the first element on the periodic table to be discovered by an Asian scientist.
  3. Scientists Detect Signs Of Large Black Hole In The Milky Way
    Radio telescopes have identified a possible black hole 100 thousand times the mass of the Sun, hinting at many more “dark” black holes in the Milky Way.
  4. Exotic ‘Four Neutron-No Proton’ Particle Confirmed
    For the first time, researchers have confirmed the existence of a unique particle made up of four neutrons and no protons—the tetraneutron.
  5. 10 Things You Need To Know About Element 113 And Founder Kosuke Morita
    Here are 10 things you should know about element 113, the first element discovered and named by researchers in Asia, and its founder, Kosuke Morita.
  6. RIE2020: What You Need To Know About Singapore’s Blockbuster $19b R&D Budget
    Here’s five things you need to know about Singapore’s S$19 billion five-year research budget.
  7. GYSS@one-north 2016: The Real World Value Of A PhD
    The right training and attitude will serve PhD holders well as they venture out into the job market, say a panel of Nobel laureates at the Global Young Scientists Summit 2016.


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