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Could Planet 9 be a primordial black hole?

An artistic illustration of what Planet 9 might look like, if it existed. Credit: R. Hurt (IPAC)/Caltech. For several years, astronomers...

50 new planets confirmed in machine learning first

Credit: CC0 Public Domain Fifty potential planets have been confirmed by a new machine learning algorithm developed by University of Warwick...

Storing information in antiferromagnetic materials

The microscopic moments in antiferromagnetic materials have alternated orientation, in contrast to the ones of ferromagnets. Credit: Lorenzo Baldrati, JGU Researchers...

Study identifies first step to beating water scarcity

Credit: Pixabay/CC0 Public Domain New research has revealed the locations and industries in the U.S. where efforts to improve water consumption...

Interstellar visitor ‘Oumuamua could still be alien technology, new study hints

(Image: © M Kornmesser/ESO)'Oumuamua - a mysterious, interstellar object that crashed through our solar system two years ago - might in fact be alien...

White House Reportedly Considers Fast-Tracking COVID-19 Vaccine Before Election

The Trump administration is reportedly considering a plan that would bypass normal regulatory procedures to fast-track an experimental coronavirus vaccine developed in the...

The FDA Just OK’d Emergency Use of Plasma for Covid-19

In a hastily-called press conference Sunday evening, President Donald Trump and the heads of the Food and Drug Administration and Department of Health and...

An Asteroid Is Headed for Earth Just Before Election Day

Increasingly, when I consider the fact that we are a mere two months and change away from one of (if not the) most pivotal...

A Fleet of Computers Helps Settle a 90-Year-Old Math Problem

A team of mathematicians has finally finished off Keller's conjecture, but not by working it out themselves. Instead, they taught a...

Follow NASA’s Perseverance rover in real time on its way to...

The Mars 2020 Perseverance mission lifted off from Cape Canaveral, Florida, on July 30. NASA's Eyes on the Solar System tool lets...