Dark Matter Decays Faster In The Milky Way

Researchers in India have proposed a theory to predict the peculiar annihilation behavior of dark matter in the Milky Way.

Supernovae Likely To Be Powered By Neutrinos

Using computer simulations, scientists have found evidence that massive supernovae formed from the explosion of neutron stars are triggered by escaping neutrinos.

Blasting Atoms With An X-ray Laser Creates ‘Molecular Black Hole’

X-ray lasers can strip atoms from the inside out, making them steal electrons from neighboring atoms like a black hole devouring matter.

7 Must-Read Stories In May 2017

Sleep was a big concern in May, but new drugs and artificial intelligence look set to make it better.

Asia’s Scientific Trailblazers: Rogel Mari Sese

Under the leadership of Fillipino astrophysicist Dr. Rogel Mari Sese, the Philippines might soon have an agency that will coordinate all space-related activities at a national level.

Observing The Most Extreme Object In The Universe

Scientists in India have proposed a new way of seeing naked singularity, the most extreme object in the universe.

Could Dark Matter Lie Beyond The Portal?

A dark axion portal could link the observable Universe to dark matter, which occupies 70 percent of the Universe but remains poorly understood.

How Piles Of Pebbles Grow On An Asteroid

A new study shows how small pebbles hitting the surface of the asteroid Itokawa rebound from boulders but sink into pebble-rich regions.

Seeing Saturn Through The Seasons

The Subaru Telescope has produced the highest resolution ground-based views ever made of Saturn’s rings.