Proposed test of weak equivalence principle could be most accurate yet
Proposed Spacetime Structure Could Provide Hints for Quantum Gravity Theory
Team solves the origin of the Moon's 'mascons' mystery
A mystery of the moon that imperiled astronauts and spacecraft on lunar missions has been solved by a Purdue University-led team of scientists as part of NASA's GRAIL mission.
Researchers find winds on Uranus and Neptune confined to thin atmosphere layer
GRAIL creates most accurate Moon gravity map (w/ video)
(Phys.org)—Twin NASA probes orbiting Earth's moon have generated the highest resolution gravity field map of any celestial body.
Computer model shows strong magnetic fields may alter alignment of black hole accretion disks and plasma jets
Researchers replicate white dwarf photospheres in lab using X-ray machine
Gravity might amplify quantum fluctuations, create astrophysical objects
Mice Levitated for Space Research
Researchers propose new way to reproduce a black hole
(PhysOrg.com) -- Despite their popularity in the science fiction genre, there is much to be learned about black holes, the mysterious regions in space once thought to be absent of light. In a paper published in the August ...
Mini Gradiometer Could Map Other Planets' Gravity Fields
GOCE satellite achieves drag-free perfection (w/Videos)
(PhysOrg.com) -- ESA's gravity mission GOCE has achieved a first in the history of satellite technology. The sophisticated electric propulsion system has shown that it is able to keep the satellite completely ...
QUIET team to deploy new gravity-wave probe in June
A tiny fraction of a second following the big bang, the universe allegedly experienced the most inflationary period it has ever known.
Tidal forces gave moon its shape, according to new analysis
The shape of the moon deviates from a simple sphere in ways that scientists have struggled to explain. A new study by researchers at UC Santa Cruz shows that most of the moon's overall shape can be explained by taking into ...